House of the faun the name of the house comes from a beautiful bronze statue of a faun a roman divinity related to woods and nature. Plan of the house of the faun august mau 1902.
The house sits on 3 000square metres part of which the owners used and a part for the servants quarters.
House of the faun pompeii. Casa del fauno is a large residence in pompeii that was constructed on a site of an older dwelling that dated back to the 3rd century bc. The walls are decorated. The house of the faun occupies an entire city block and has two atria chief rooms four triclinia dining rooms and two large peristyle gardens.
The house of the faun italian. It is one of the most luxurious aristocratic houses from the roman republic and reflects this period better than most archaeological evidence found even in rome itself. Casa del fauno built during the 2nd century bc was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in pompeii italy and housed many great pieces of art.
House of the faun italian. Its facade is built of fine grained gray tufa from nuceria the chief building material of this period. August mau 1902 the floor plan of the house of the faun illustrates.
The house of the faun is named after a small bronze statue of a faun which stands in the center of a small pool in the center of the house. House of the faun at pompeii pompeii s richest residence 01. Lovely the house of fauna lends its name to a bronze statue of a faun located in the impluvium.
House of the faun pompeii sites house of the faun it is one of the larger houses of pompeii covering an entire block of about 3000 sqm and according to its original layout it dates back to the 2nd century bc. Its one of the most famous in the whole of pompei. Tour guide and tourists at the entrance to the house of the faun in pompeii ancient roman city italy.
It is portrayed while dancing and was placed there as a decoration for the impluvium a shallow pool located in the atrium to collect rainwater.