Flashcards in Houses - Pompeii - House of Vettii Deck (15):
Where is it located?
A back street
What was it opposite?
What was it built round?
2 compluviums, centres open to the sky
What was the vestibule that left the street like?
What was there a peristyle of?
Fluted doric columns surronded all sides by a richly frescoed portico
What were the servants quarters arranged round?
Small atrium of own
How many dining rooms were there?
What was in the centre of the main atrium?
What did the corridor from the main atrium have and what did this indicate?
Stairs - upper storey
What was there a focus on?
Large peristyle and garden w/ lavish statues
What does the lack of frontal shop indicate?
No need for extra income
What does no entrance from main street indicate?
No need to be open to masses
What was the peristyle laid out for?
Elaborate water display
What did the elaborate water display consist of?
Basins and fountains