Domus di Pesaro

Domus - Area Archeologica

L’ archaeological area  via dell’ Abundance (also known as Domus Via dell’ Abundance)è It was discovered during building works in 2004 and excavated until 2005; into a museum by the end of August 2015, Todayè  open and accessible to the public with à mode; to use all’ vanguard.

L’ today sistmazione è the result of the project work by the Superintendency of Archeology Marche, the City of Pesaro and Museo system.

This is an example of stately home of the first età Roman imperial. L’ importance and availabilityà Economic Owner is expressed both in the domus position in the urban fabric, with the’ main entrance opened on the hinge, in both of’ decorations wealth.

Built between the end of the first century BC and the beginning of the first century A.D., was restored più times and continued memorize options to be inhabited at least until the beginning of the third century AD

The layout and the architectural scheme appear very regular.  The space was organized around all’ axis by’ entry passed through the’ atrium, located beyond the limits of excavation in the direction of the Cathedral, and arrived at the peristyle, of whichè preserved good part of the portico structure, with bases of columns disposed along the inner sides, at the edge of the gutters of’ rainwater.

On the sides of the peristyle opened the rooms reserved for the private life of the family, to which He accessed through important thresholds mosaic.  The mosaics, all in black and white, are widely conserved and constitute the’ più element; charming house, thanks to a recent and careful restoration work.

Some of the frescoes are only portions underlie some areas, but numerous fragments were found in the excavations along with rare and stucco decorations in the fifth century terracotta.Al A.D is due to the construction of’ spa facility documented by’ environment ipocausto of suspensurae, carved from one of the original rooms of the domus, già long abandoned.


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Via dell'abbondanza, 21
61121 Pesaro


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