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The Atrium of the House of the Faun in Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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published on 24 September 2019
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View of the large atrium of the House of the Faun in Pompeii with a central impluvium (rainwater basin) and the bronze statue of the Dancing Faun. On either side of the atrium are cubicula (bedrooms) while at the rear is the tablinum (study room) with the famous Alexander Mosaic. The House of the Faun is one of the most famous and visited houses in Pompeii.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, September 24). The Atrium of the House of the Faun in Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11263/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Atrium of the House of the Faun in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 24, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11263/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Atrium of the House of the Faun in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Sep 2019. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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