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oecus

In a house in the ancient Roman empire, an apartment, hall, or large room.
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6: Planta de la Casa de los Delfines de Celsa a partir de la union de las Casas a y B y decoracion pictorica del techo del oecus [12] [Cel.
We identified them as belonging to oecus 15 (a reception room), but to the west wall--never excavated because it lies beneath a modern street.
Figure 8(a) shows a picture of a frescoed wall of the oecus room of Villa Imperiale in Pompeii, while Figures 8(b)-8(d) show phase images taken at decreasing frequency of the surface inscribed inside the rectangle in Figure 8(a).
Entering it from the atrium through the andron, the peristyle was a square open courtyard, usually surrounded by a portico or colonnade, and leading on to a triclinium (dining room with reclining couches), kitchen (culina) and multipurpose rooms (exhedra, oecus).
1925, replicating the megalographic second-style wall decoration in the oecus of the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii.
There is perhaps a similar blurring of the boundaries and sense of hyperreality in the well known frieze from the oecus in the Villa of the Mysteries.
En este caso el mosaico, ubicado en el oecus principal de la vivienda, carece de muralla, habiendose representado un laberinto en blanco y negro con tres meandros, muy similares a la representacion de Huete, y un emblema central policromo, muy detallista, que incluye espectadores que observan la lucha mitica desde la puerta del laberinto (ibid.: no.
En opinion de Regueras y Perez Olmedo (1997: 28, 45) se trataria de un triclinio u oecus en relacion con un patio o peristilo no detectado.