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of the Ephebe
This is the typical house of the middle-class. It is
the result of an aggregation of two houses with three entrance doors.
At the center ofthe floor there is an emblem made of polychromatic marble inlays
and glass pastes (opus sectile).
The masonry counter of the triclinium is decorated with paintings
portraying Mars and Venus with
a castellum aquæ. During the
summer, meals were servedin
another dining-room (triclinium)
locatedin the garden
under a pergola and near a fountain.The House
of the Ephebe is named after the classicalbronze statue
Archaeological Museum in Naples) adapted to a lamp-holder (Efebuslampadophoros) was founded in the house.