The Samnite House in Herculaneum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 28 January 2020
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The Samnite House in Herculaneum

The atrium of the Samnite House in Herculaneum has a gallery with Ionic columns and latticework fences made of stucco on three sides. The house, which dates from the 2nd century BCE, is one of the oldest buildings so far discovered in Herculaneum.

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About the Author

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. (2020, January 28). The Samnite House in Herculaneum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11798/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Samnite House in Herculaneum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 28, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11798/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Samnite House in Herculaneum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Jan 2020. Web. 31 Mar 2020.

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