Pompeian Households: Database searches

Pompeian Households

House Codes

House id. House name House number
01Casa del Sacello Iliaco I 6,4
02House I 6,8-9I 6,8-9
03Casa dei Quadretti Teatrali I 6,11
04Casa dei Ceii I 6,15
05Casa di Stallius Eros I 6,13
06Casa del Sacerdos Amandus I 7,7
07Casa dell'Efebo I 8,10-12
08House I 7,19I 7,19
09Casa del Menandro I 10,4,
10Casa del Fabbro I 10,7
11House I 10,8I 10,8
12Casa degli Amanti I 10,11
13Casa della Venere in Bikini I 11,6
14Casa di Trebius Valens III 2,1
15Casa di Iulius Polibius XI 13,1-3
16Casa delle Nozze d'Argento V 2,i
17Casa di M. Lucretius Fronto V 4,a
18Casa dei Vettii VI 15,1
19House VI 15,5VI 15,5
20Casa del Principe di Napoli VI 15,8
21Casa degli Amorini Dorati VI 16,7
22Casa della Ara Massima VI 16,15
23House VI 16,26VI 16,26
24House VIII 2,14-16VIII 2,14-16
25House VIII 2,26VIII 2,26
26House VIII 2,28VIII 2,28
27House VIII 2,29-30VIII 2,29-30
28House VIII 2,34VIII 2,34
29Casa di Giuseppi II VIII,2,39
30House VII 5,9VII 5,9

Room Type Codes (i.e. "typecode" field)

Room type Sections of House Room location and description Latin term commonly used by modern scholars
1Front hall areaMain entrancewayFauces, vestibula
2"Room leading directly off front entrancewayCella ostiaria
3"Front hall, usually with central pool and opening in roofAtrium
4"Small close room off the side of front hallCubiculum
5"Open-fronted area off the side of front hallAla
6"Large/medium-sized room off corner of front hallTriclinium
7"Open-sided room opposite the main entrance or leading to gardenTablinum
8"Long, narrow internal corridorFauces, andrones
9Main garden areaMain garden, colonnaded garden and ambulatories, or terracePeristylum, ambulatio, viridarium
10"Large/medium-sized closed room off garden/terrace but with no viewTriclinium
11"Large/medium-sized open-fronted room off garden/terrace with window or wide entranceway giving view of garden or lower floorOecus, exedra, triclinium
12"Small closed room off garden/terrace or lower floorCubiculum,
13"Small open-fronted area off garden/terrace or lower floorExedra
14"Room with cooking hearths or associated rooms (kitchen area)Culina
15Other areas Latrine as entire roomLatrina
16"Other room outside main front hall/garden complexRepositorium, cubiculum, stabulum, praefurnium
17"Stairway
18"Secondary internal garden or and court, usually not colonnadedHortus, xystus, atrium, vestibulum
19"Secondary entrance and entrance courtyardFauces, posticum, stabulum
20"Room at front of house open to street (shop)Tabernae
21"Bath areaBalnae, atriolum, apodyterium, tepidarium, caldarium, frigidarium, laconicum
22"Upper floor room and material in upper level depositsCenaculum

Artefact Category Codes (i.e. "category" field)

building materialmaterial which was likely to have been in the house for repair and construction purposes (e.g. piles of tiles, sand, lime etc.)
coincoins or coin hoards
doorfittings from doors which were part of the structure or fittings for which it is not possible to establish whether they were door of furniture fittings
furniturefurniture or furniture fittings
holebreaches made into the walls of rooms, probably either to escape during the eruption or to loot the houses after the eruption, some patched by modern restorers
otherartefacts which do not fit easily into any of these categories
sculpturesfree-standing, relief, large- and small-scale sculpture
skeletalhuman and animal skeletons
utensilutensils, tools, implements, cutlery
vesselceramic, glass, metal, stone, wooden vessels etc.

Artefact Type Codes and Categories (i.e. "artiftype" field)

Code Artefact Type
1Pottery cup/small bowl
2Pottery jar/vase
3Pottery beaker/small vase
4Axe/hatchet
5Weaving implement
6Tank/sink
7Silver patera/casseruola/plate/plate fragment
8Needlework/net-making
9Hair pin
10Small glass bottle
11Fishing
12Pottery amphora/amphoretta/hydria
13Pottery vessel base
14Pottery amphora fragment/lid
15Small pottery jar/small amphoretta
16Pottery large basin/labrum
17Silver amphoretta/aryballos
18Chest fitting
19Animal skeleton
20Pottery vessel lid
21Architectural fitting
22Niche
23Unidentified furniture
24Bone or bronze pyxis
25Other statuary/sculpture/fragments
26Unidentified implement
27Scales
28Hook
29Bronze plate
30Jewelry
31Pottery plastic vase
32Cupboard fitting
33Coin
34Spinning implement
35Miscellaneous metal object
36Animal tooth/horn
37Small bronze/wooden container
38Inkwell
39Bronze ladle
40Small glass jar/vase
41Architectural door fitting
42Cupboard
43Bronze serpent-handled basinN
44Marble or stone basin
45Pottery basin/krater
46Glass large bowl
47Bronze fruttiera/fruttiera
48Mortar
49Bag
50Bronze jar/vase/vase fragment
51Glass jar/vase
52Marble bottle/flask
53Built-in cupboard
54Harness
55Scythe/sickle
56Silver vessel fragment
57Marble base/statue base/basin base
58Bronze base/statuette base
59Bone fitting/strip
60Unidentified substances
61Glass plate/tray
62Bronze receptacle/vase fragment
63Silver ladle
64Wicker basket
65Spade
66Shelving/mezzanine/suspension nails
67Bed/couch
68Bed/couch fragment
69Hearth/focolare
70Glass beaker/cup
71Silver cup/bowl/cup fragment
72Surgical/hygiene instrument
73Seashell/conch/snail shell
74Stone slab/polisher
75Fixed block/support/ledge
76Building material
77Stone lid
78Cistern head
79Bronze jug/jug fragment
80Pottery jug
81Glass jug
82Bronze bombilio/fiasco
83Human skeleton
84Glass bottle/flask/pyxis
85Pottery bottle
86Gaming piece
87Glass small bowl
88Silver vessel/forma di pasticceria
89Pottery large bowl
90Casket fitting
91Brazier
92Silver jug
93Musical instrument
94Bronze bucket
95Large sculpture/sculpture frag
96Bronze cooking pot/basin/pot/fragment
97Fixed seat
98Wax
99Part of coin hoard
100Measuring equipment
101Cart/wagon
102Box/Casket
103Chest/cista
104Bronze casseruola
105Amphora
106Chain
107Pottery cooking pot
108Stone small basin/basin fragment
109Vehicle fragment
110RingG
111Shears
112Key
113Nail
114Chisel
115Bronze small jar/vase
116Wooden circle
117Circular stone
118Plasterer's/mason's trowel
119Buckle/belt attachment/brooch/fastener
120Metal sieve/sieve fragment
121Knife/knife handle
122Leg irons
123Bronze basin/basin lid
124Miscellaneous ornaments
125Bronze or silver spoon
126Bone spoon
127Bronze seal/signet ring
128Wedge
129Bronze cup/bowl
130Weapon
131Pumice stone
132Metal tube
133Bronze disc/reel
134Bone disc
135Wooden board/disc
136Grinding stone
137Pottery dolium
138Drain/pipe/tap/cess pit
139Egg shell/oyster shell
140Elliptical bronze forma di pasticceria
141Mirror
142Iron or lead strip
143Shrine sculpture
144File
145Plumb bob
146Oven/forno/fornello
147Fountain/fountain fitting
148Iron food warmer
149Shell-shaped bronze forma di pasticceria
150Unidentified glass vessel/lid/fragment
151Unidentified pottery vessel
152Utensil handle
153Furniture fitting
154Table/table fittings/table base
155Grill/grate
156Hammer/mallet
157Hoe
158Impluvium/compluvium
159Recess
160Ladder
161Ceramic lamp
162Bronze/iron lamp/base/fragment
163Lampstand/lampstand fragment/candelabrum
164Lantern/lantern fragment
165Latrine
166Pick/pickaxe
167Tweezers
168Puteal/puteal fragment
169Rake
170Stairway
171Sundial
172Tripod
173Fixed statue base
174Unidentified fixture/mound
175Lamp fittings & equipment
176Water tub/pool
177Bronze funnel
178Anvil
179Pottery kernos
180Bronze krater/urn
181Door/chest/cupboard fitting
182Straw
183Hook or knife
184Whetstone
185Miscellaneous lid
186Weights
187Chest/cupboard fitting
189Metal handle
190Iron ladle
191Unidentified cloth
192Stone jug
193Bronze pan
194Shovel
195Small shovel/pan
196Pottery funnel
197Aedicula/shrine/lararium
198Moveable altar
199Seat/footstool/stool fragments
200Lararium painting/lararium niche
201Pottery plate/dish/tray
202Wooden pergola
203Pestle
204Pottery pot
205Marble plate/tray
206Bronze pot
207Masonry platform/podium
208Polished stone
209Bronze or wood knob
210Pool
211Glass rod/tube/provino
212Metal rod
213Iron scraper/strigil
214Razor/scraper
215Silver rod
216Gardening/pruning knife
217Solder/welder
218Saw
219Marble seat
220Stylus/pen
221Pottery sieve
222Bronze strip/lamina
223Hazelnuts
224Vessel/lamp support
225Pottery pan
226Terra sigillata bowl/cup
227Terra sigillata plate/dish
228Terra sigillata fragment
229Lead vase/tray
230Bone vase
231Marble pilastrino
232Marble slab/tondo/decorated fragment
233Glass sheet/substance
234Pliers/tongs
235Bronze lid
236Wooden/unidentified vessel
237Oil or wine press fittings
238Pendant
239Bell

Glass bottles c. 90-140mm high, have been classified as small unless they are described as wide, rectangular, cylindrical, hexagonal or conical. That is, slender bottles (e.g. unguentaria, lacrimatoio) in this size range have been classified as small.

Artefact Function Codes and Categories (i.e. "typefunction" field)

Code Artefact Function
1Structural fitting
2Miscellaneous fixtures
3Storage fixtures
4Water collection/disposal
5Heating and cooking apparatus
6Storage furniture
7Other furniture
8Storage furniture or structural fitting
9Ablutions/personal hygiene/health
10Garden/courtyard apparatus
11Shrine fixture or religious apparatus
12Other sculpture
13Lighting apparatus
14Fishing/agricultural/gardening equipment
15Construction/carpentry/metalwork equipment
16Cloth-working apparatus
17Domestic implements
18Adornment/dress/weaponry
19Small storage/transport containers
20Storage and transport vessels
21Food preparation vessels
22Serving/table vessels/td>
23Diverse vessel function
24Foodstuffs
25Writing equipment
26Gaming/music
27Commerce
28Vehicles or Harness
29Building material
30Miscellaneous objects
31Miscellaneous fittings
32Miscellaneous substances
33Miscellaneous fragments
34Skeleton
35Food preparation/lighting