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Pompei: fontana in mosaico (Pompei: Mosaic Fountain)
  • Europe
  • Pompei: fontana in mosaico (Pompei: Mosaic Fountain), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Pompeii, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.078
Description

Architectural view of the mosaic fountain located at the House of the Large Fountain in Pompeii. Two theater masks grace the base of each column. Water flows from the source, located in the middle of the apse, over a set of marble stairs and collects in a small pool.