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Today’s Photo: Mosaic in Pompeii

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The “Vitruvian” House vs. The “Prudden Unit”

I’m in the mood to compare apples to oranges.  What better way than by looking at two site types that occurred roughly during the same time periods, but on opposite sides of the world.  There is a common site type you … Continue reading

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Silver Wedding, House With Shop, Another Successus….

Yesterday we completed the House of the Silver Wedding – named after the fact that the family ruling in Naples back in the 19th century hosted a silver wedding anniversary party there. Yet another incredible villa, always locked, off the beaten path and not a tourist to be seen. It comes complete with a rebuilt tetra-style atrium (4 columns supporting the compluvium roof, over a very nice impluvium). Continue reading

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