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The Casa dei Vettii (in English, Vettii's house) was owned by Aulo Vettio Restituto and Aulo Vettio Conviva, two important merchants of the upper class of the town. The house was built during the Samnite Period (second century BC) and modified at the half of the first century AD. Inside the house you can see wonderful frescos in the fourth style.
Your visit of the house start from the hallway where you can see fantastic frescos showing Priapus, animals and trees. Then you go in the atrium where you can see fantastic fresos on the columns showing girls and cupids. In the peristyle you can see marble statues showing children and satyrs. In the north side of the peristyle there is the triclinium with the red frescos on the walls with scenes of cupids and psichai intents in arts and works. You can see many others interesting frescos in the oecus (torture of Dirce and much more). Nowdays the house is closed to visitors.

Address: Regio VI, XV

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  • Updated Nov 30, 2008
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