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House of the Small Fountain

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 Jun 10, 2020 09:22 PM History
A Samnite-type house located on the Via di Mercurio (VI, 8, 23). The house derives its conventional name from a mosaic fountain located at the rear of the peristyle.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • House of the Small Fountain at Pompeii (30 BC - AD 300)



The house was first excavated in 1823 and again in 1826.

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Athanasia Varveri, Jeffrey Becker, and Valeria Vitale, 'House of the Small Fountain: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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