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The Pompeian houses

Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Around the atrium the other rooms were located: the bedrooms (cubicula), the dining rooms (triclinia) and living rooms. From the 2nd century BC, due to the increasing Hellenistic influence, the number of rooms increased and a porch formed by a row of columns (peristyle) was built.

Details

  • Title: The Pompeian houses
  • Creator: Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
  • Rights: Archaeological Park of Pompeii
  • Location: Italy
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iii)(iv)(v)
  • Date of Inscription: 1997
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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