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1

When?

2nd century BC - Samnite period

2

When was the SAMNITE period?

200 - 80 BC

3

Why was its position great?

North entrance to forum; main road; close to baths

4

What was it a good example of?

Standard domus

5

What is a standard domus?

Standard atrium - tablinum - hortus axis

6

What is there evidence of in the eastern walls of the tetra style atrium?

Repairs after earthquake of AD 62

7

What were the servants quarters like?

Dark and cramped - little furniture

8

What was it named after?

Bronze statue of dancing faun

9

Where was the bronze statue of the dancing faun?

Lip of the impluvium

10

What was the purpose of the impluvium?

Catch rainwater

11

How many square meters?

3000

12

What did the house occupy?

An entire city block

13

The 5 major parts?

Tuscan atrium, tetrastyle atrium, service rooms and coordioors, and the two peristyles

14

It had tabernae, what was this?

Storefront shops

15

It balneum, what is this?

Private bath system

16

The private bath system was in the domestic wing, where was this?

Right of the entrance

17

What latin message was the entrance decorated with?

Latin message "HAVE"