City Life in Roman Italy: The Eumachia Building


Eumachia Building

· Situated between the temple of Vespasian and Voting hall showing her alliances to politics and religion.

· Marble window sills. Building made of bricks but covered in a marble veneer.

· 2 statue plaques found for Aeneas and the statue of Romulus, the same statues that occurred in the forum of Augustus.

· The herm of Norbanus because associated with reproducing and this building was about reproducing money.

· Has a very large entrance to show the importance of the building.

· “A public priestess” probably a priestess of the cult of Venus who was a very important deity in Pompeii.

· Evidence of shutters between


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