During the excavations, an inscription dedicated to Emperor Caligula was found and signed by a [...] Polla; hence the hypothesis that the house belonged to Vespasia Polla, mother of Emperor Vespasian, who was from the area between Norcia and Spoleto.
The rooms of the domus preserve beautiful floor mosaics and present the typical architectural scheme that characterized patrician houses between the republican and the imperial age.
At the centre of the atrium is the impluvium, a square-shaped basin that allowed the rainwater to be easily collected.
Around the atrium there are two bedrooms ( cubicola), two open spaces ( alae) and, at the end, the tablinum, flanked on the sides by two smaller rooms.
The tablinum was the main reception room, the most important and rich of the house, lined up with the entrance. It was the place where the owner received guests, dealt with his clients and managed his business activities.
To the right of the tablinum is the triclinium that shows, on the right, remains of a wall decoration.
During the excavations numerous finds were then recovered and are now exhibited in the Roman House: fragments of ceramics, amphorae, oil lamps, spindles, glass, objects in bone and ivory such as combs, brooches, needles, fragments of bronze statues and metal elements.
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