The Atrium of the House of the Wooden Screen, Herculaneum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 20 January 2020
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The atrium of the House of the Wooden Screen in Herculaneum with central rainwater basin (impluvium) and marble table (cartibulum). In the background, the tablinum is separated by an elegant wooden partition. The simple mosaic floor indicates that the house was probably built sometime during the late Republican era (1st century BCE).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, January 20). The Atrium of the House of the Wooden Screen, Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11745/the-atrium-of-the-house-of-the-wooden-screen-hercu/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Atrium of the House of the Wooden Screen, Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11745/the-atrium-of-the-house-of-the-wooden-screen-hercu/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Atrium of the House of the Wooden Screen, Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2020. Web. 15 Jun 2021.