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Pompeii and Herculaneum Private Walking Tour led by an Archaeologist BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $384
Duration: 5 hours
Pompeii and Herculaneum Shared Small Group tour with an Archaeologist BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $113
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Casa Sannitica Reviews
La casa Sannitica risale al II secolo a.C., ed è per questo una delle case più antiche di Ercolano; l’eruzione dell’anno 79 d.C. non l’ha risparmiata, ricoprendola di uno strato di residui piroclastic... more »The Sannitica house dates back to the 2nd century BC, which is why it is one of the oldest houses in Herculaneum; the eruption of the year 79 A.D. did not spare it, covering it with a layer of pyroclastic residues just like the rest of the city. Several features that distinguish the house, starting with the entrance, frescoed to want to recreate the appearance of marble, and then move to the top of the environment, which recreates a "fake" close-up. Also particularly important is the environment called the "cubicolo", painted in a green color, which offers a small fresco in the center of a wall, representing the rat of Europa (female figure of Greek mythology, queen of Crete, who was kidnapped by Jupiter, represented in the form of a bull). Some of the rooms have beautiful mosaic floors that are well preserved.
Veramente stupenda. Merita di essere visitata. Mettendosi al centro vicino all'impluvium e osservando verso il rettangolo che lascia vedere il cielo, ci si può immedesimare per un attimo in quello che... more »Really beautiful. It deserves to be visited. Standing in the center near the impluvium and looking towards the rectangle that lets the sky see, you can empathize for a moment with what the rightful owners felt.
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