The place is a bedroom, Eumolpus' 'cubiculum
' (140.4), in which Philomela left her children to the wholesome instructions ('salubribus praeceptis', 140.2) of a sick old man.
Or did an emender expand deliberately, perhaps being familiar with the sense of cubiculum
as a raised sitting place (one of its classical uses) rather than as an upstairs room?
Visitors to the Metropolitan Museum of Art can see at first hand some painted fruit from Roman times in the so-called Cubiculum
of Boscoreale-apples, plums, peaches, arrayed in a glass bowl.
Between January and April 2015, a Cubiculum
musicae Lassus was installed at the entrance of the exhibition 'Mons superstar' in order to propose a visual and musical experience to the visitors, associated with a app accessible on Playstore in French, Dutch and English.
(13.) Villa Farnesina, Cubiculum
D, right wall, Rome, National Museum of the Terme, inv.
Por otro lado, los repertorios decorativos conservados, tanto el pavimento de opus signinum del tablinum, como la disposicion del cubiculum
, indican que la vivienda en realidad estuvo ocupada relativamente poco tiempo para el esfuerzo constructivo realizado, debido a que estos repertorios decorativos nos estan trasladando a unas fechas relativamente tempranas, en la ultima mitad del s.
Icarus primo statim conatu iuxta cubiculum
eius decidit ipsumque cruore respersit.
(22.) Costabile 2001, 464-5 and 2003, 260; see also the painting from the Casa del Centenario IX, 8, 6, cubiculum
43, south wall, in which a nude woman engaged in sex wears a similar chain and an armlet on her upper arm: Guzzo and Scarano Ussani 2000, 39.