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Beautifully decorated fountain in Pompeian house

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Beautifully decorated fountain in Pompeian house
Beautifully decorated fountain in Pompeian house

A small fountain house in Pompeii. A small, decorated with mosaics, a fountain which is a nymphaeum, i.e. a decorative end of the water supply system. The nymph was originally a monument or grotto dedicated to the nymphs of the springs.

The fountain is located in a typical Roman atrium house on Via di Mercurio in Pompeii. The house was built in the 1st century BCE.

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