The Excavation of a Shop-House Garden at Pompeii (I. XX. 5)

  title={The Excavation of a Shop-House Garden at Pompeii (I. XX. 5)},
  author={Wilhelmina Mary Feemster Jashemski},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={217 - 227}
  • W. F. Jashemski
  • Published 21 January 1977
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
The shop-houses of the humble people who made up a large part of the population at Pompeii have been little noticed, over-shadowed as they are by the more aristocratic and much studied atrium-peristyle houses. It is now generally recognized that Pompeii was a busy commercial town and not the resort town and playground of the wealthy Romans that earlier writers believed it to be. The many shops and workshops at Pompeii are found scattered throughout the town, for the residential and business… 
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