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House of the cithara player

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 12, 2017 10:18 PM History
The so-called "House of the cithara player" (I,4,5 and 25) opens both on to the Via Stabiana and the Via dell'Abbondanza. One of the largest aristocratic homes in Pompeii, it was formed from two adjoining properties.

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The house was initially excavated between 1853 and 1861 and again in 1868, 1872 and 1929.

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Athanasia Varveri, and Jeffrey Becker, 'House of the cithara player: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 29 November 2020]

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