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Triclinium Fresco West
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View looking southwest at the inner face of the western couch on which the diners would recline.  The fresco painting is still well preserved.  It appears to be some sort of Nilotic scene.

Note the water, the obelisk, and a variety of buildings.  For an overview of the Outdoor Dining Room click here.


The House of the Ephebus is also known as the House of P. Cornelius Tages.  It takes its name from a bronze statue of the ephebus that was found there.  It is located about seven blocks (insula) east of the Roman Forum.  It is a large "house" consisting of three houses that were merged into one!  Location: Regio (Region) I, Insula 7, Doors 10-12.