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Pompeii. Altar at I.3.29.  

 

I.3.29 Pompeii.  Site of street altar.   December 2006.  
Fiorelli states that at the end of this side of the insula, painted on the external wall was a divinita tutelare of the road, a serpent coiling around the trunk of a tree.  Under this, in small letters, one used to be able to read INNVLVS ROGAT.   See Pappalardo, U., 2001, La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875).  Napoli: Massa Editore. (P.41)

I.3.29 Pompeii. Site of street shrine. December 2006. 

Fiorelli stated that at the end of this side of the insula, painted on the external wall was a divinita tutelare of the road, a serpent coiling around the trunk of a tree.  Under this, in small letters, one used to be able to read INNVLVS ROGAT.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001, La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875).  Napoli: Massa Editore. (P.41)