Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The atrium of a villa in Pompeii
- brick / concrete
- walls of plaster: stucco
- atrium and impluvium (sent water to cistern / reservoir for future use).
- floors w mosaic tile.
- murals (wall paintings).
- terra cotta roof tiles.
- garden surrounded by colonnade called a peristyle. Included a latticework, vine-covered arbor.