Features 108 images

Streets and Shops--page 1
Houses--page 2
House of the Faun--page 3
Villa of Mysteries--page 4
Public Baths--page 5
Forum--page 6
Theater and Gladiator's Area--page7

Pompeii: House of the Faun--page 3 (of 7 pages)

before 79 C.E.

"Have"--greeting at the entrance

The House of the Faun is one of the largest houses in Pompeii covering 6 acres. It received it name from the beautiful statue of the Faun in the impluvium. See below. A number of important and beautiful mosaics were discovered here which now reside in the National Museum of Naples. The most famous depicts the Battle of Alexander the Great and Darius.

The large courtyard with some of the remaining columns of the peristyle


Right: the mosaic floor of the Tablinum


Statue of the Faun, a mythical creature, in the impluvium of the former villa

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