Pompeii ~ Casa degli Amorini Dorati or House of the Golden Cupids or Domus Cn. Poppaei Habiti or House of Gnaeus Poppaeus Habitus ~ Excavated ~ Room N, detail of cupid on candelabra on east wall, after restoration.
*POMPEII / HERCULANEUM, ITALY ~ The Villa Arianna. "Cupid Vendor, which depicts a seated matron, to whom an elderly courtesan seated opposite proffers a winged Cupid, lifted from a birdcage by the wings as if it were a chicken being sold for dinner.
VILLA DI SAN MARCO (STABIAE) - It was in the ancient Stabiae in the current city of Castellammare di Stabia, in Campania. It is a residential urban village dated between era augustea and julio-claudia.
Pompeii ~ Casa degli Amorini Dorati or House of the Golden Cupids or Domus Cn. Poppaei Habiti or House of Gnaeus Poppaeus Habitus ~ Excavated 1903-5 ~ Looking west across garden area towards large triclinium. Triclinium is a formal dining area in a Roman building. 1966
household shrine - Lararium - shaped like a temple on a podium that was frescoed with a large circle. Side view showing the second story and mosaic pavement; 79 CE, from Pompeii: House of the Golden Cupids.