House of the Faun
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Location Pompeii, Italy   map
Date -100   timeline
Building Type courtyard house
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate mediterranean
Context urban
Style Ancient Roman, Classical, Corinthian




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Sources on House of the Faun

Victoria Kloss Ball. Architecture and Interior Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1980. interior photo of the atrium and the tablinum, f4.5, p105.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. transition diagram, p207. — Updated edition available at

Hugh Plommer. Simpson's History of Architectural Development Vol. 1: Ancient and Classical Architecture. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1956. NA200.S52 1954. longitudinal section drawing, f83, p83.  Find books about House of the Faun


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