Flashcards in Houses - Pompeii - House of the faun Deck (17):
2nd century BC - Samnite period
When was the SAMNITE period?
200 - 80 BC
Why was its position great?
North entrance to forum; main road; close to baths
What was it a good example of?
What is a standard domus?
Standard atrium - tablinum - hortus axis
What is there evidence of in the eastern walls of the tetra style atrium?
Repairs after earthquake of AD 62
What were the servants quarters like?
Dark and cramped - little furniture
What was it named after?
Bronze statue of dancing faun
Where was the bronze statue of the dancing faun?
Lip of the impluvium
What was the purpose of the impluvium?
How many square meters?
What did the house occupy?
An entire city block
The 5 major parts?
Tuscan atrium, tetrastyle atrium, service rooms and coordioors, and the two peristyles
It had tabernae, what was this?
It balneum, what is this?
Private bath system
The private bath system was in the domestic wing, where was this?
Right of the entrance