The Trellis House in Herculaneum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 29 January 2020
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The Trellis House in Herculaneum was built almost entirely of opus craticium, a low-cost building technique with square wooden frames filled with crushed rocks called opus incertum. The upper floor of this house was intended for use by several families. It had a balcony supported by brick columns.

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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 29). The Trellis House in Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11802/the-trellis-house-in-herculaneum/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Trellis House in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11802/the-trellis-house-in-herculaneum/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Trellis House in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2020. Web. 22 Sep 2021.