Flashcards in Houses - Pompeii - House of Menander Deck (12):
What was it northwest of?
The theatres and gladiators barracks
What was it almost as big as?
A whole city block
Why is it referred to as the house of menander?
Fresco of playwright menander in niche in the peristyle
What are the columns in the peristyle made of?
What was the FAUCES decorated in?
Fourth style - black panels above lower frieze
What were there pictures of in the frieze in the fauces?
Animals and bird life
How many columns supported the roof in the peristyle?
What order were the supporting roof columns found in the peristyle?
What was in the centre of the atrium?
Marble lined impluvium
What came off the atrium?
Rooms off all 4 sides
When was it built?
3rd Century BC