"Lararium" with cast of little statues - The "House of Menander" at Pompeii, as a matter of fact of Quintus Poppaeus, related to Poppaea
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Pompeii - House of the Small Fountain. The small fountain is located in the mosaic-covered nymphaeum. A nymphaeum in ancient Greece and Rome was a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. The house itself, on the Via di Mercurio, dates from the first century B.C.E. and is a typical atrium-style house.
*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Statue of Priapus located in a small cubicle leading off from the kitchen of the House of Vetii. The large hole in the male member indicates that the statue was most probably originally used as a fountain in the garden of the house.