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Flashcards in Houses - Pompeii - House of Vettii Deck (15):
1

Where is it located?

A back street

2

What was it opposite?

A bar

3

What was it built round?

2 compluviums, centres open to the sky

4

What was the vestibule that left the street like?

Dark

5

What was there a peristyle of?

Fluted doric columns surronded all sides by a richly frescoed portico

6

What were the servants quarters arranged round?

Small atrium of own

7

How many dining rooms were there?

2

8

What was in the centre of the main atrium?

Marble impluvium

9

What did the corridor from the main atrium have and what did this indicate?

Stairs - upper storey

10

What was there a focus on?

Large peristyle and garden w/ lavish statues

11

What does the lack of frontal shop indicate?

No need for extra income

12

What does no entrance from main street indicate?

No need to be open to masses

13

What was the peristyle laid out for?

Elaborate water display

14

What did the elaborate water display consist of?

Basins and fountains

15

What was the water supply like?

Modern