Plan, Olympia, House of Nero

Context: Olympia
Type: House
Summary: House with many rooms; at the southeast corner of the Sanctuary of Zeus (Altis), among the ruins of the Southeast Building and the East Baths.
Date: ca. 50 AD - ca. 70 AD
Region: Elis
Period: Roman


Plan:

House with many rooms, entered from the west. An atrium led onto a room and an Ionic peristyle court with decorative water channels. On the south was a hot water bath with an apse.

History:

Name confirmed by an imperial stamp of Nero on a lead water pipe.

Other Bibliography:

Mallwitz 1972, 206-208