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Sanctuary of the Public Lares

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 Jul 25, 2016 07:06 PM History
A sanctuary located on the east side of Pompeii's forum (VII, 9, 3), the Sanctuary of the Public Lares was likely built after AD 62. The sanctuary measures ca. 18 x 21 m and centers on an open central courtyard.

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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sanctuary (religious center)


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Athanasia Varveri, Jeffrey Becker, and Valeria Vitale, 'Sanctuary of the Public Lares : a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 04 August 2020]

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