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House of the Dioscuri

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 06, 2021 01:50 PM History
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A large and well-appointed house that takes its name from frescoes of Castor and Pollux (VI, 9, 6).

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The house was excavated in 1828 and 1829 and is notable for its Fourth style wall paintings and its Corinthian atrium.

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Athanasia Varveri, Jeffrey Becker, and Valeria Vitale, 'House of the Dioscuri: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 04 October 2023]

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