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3h 58min, sep 16, 62 y - House of the Vettii

Description:

2nd century BCE, rebuilt 62-79 CE
Stone and fresco
Pompei, Italy
• A dwelling but also a stge on which the rituals of daily life and social hierarchy were performed
• A way to reinforce social position and to advance their own fortunes
• Patron-client system
• Has narrow doorway, large atrium flanked by wings and bounded by bedrooms
• Covers an area of 1,100 square meters
• House built atop remains of an earlier house
Wall paintings of Fourth Style

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

3h 58min, sep 16, 62 y
Now
~ 1957 years ago

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