lararium


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lararium

In Roman houses, a small shrine to the household gods (lares).
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redevelopment, maintenance, regimentation rainwater and structures of the shell of the domus regio i, insula 6, number 15 (domus of ceii); regio i, insula 14 civic 11-12-13-1; region ii, insula 9, civic 3-4-5-7 (house of lararium fiorito - house of triclinium outdoor); region ii, insula 4, civic 10-11-12-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 (domus julia felix) of the archaeological site of pompeii; preliminary validated 11/05/2014.
The lararium (shrine to the household gods or lares) in the peristyle of the House of the Tragic Poet (Fig.
The quality of the modelling, and the precious materials from which the bull was made, suggest that it may have been a votive offering, perhaps to Jupiter, and could have stood in a lararium (household shrine) for private worship.