intricately carved fragment is one of hundreds. Ornately
carved marble was was used to decorate Roman
homes during the 1st an 2nd centuries. Only the most
rich and influential members of society could afford
Right Bottom: This
relief in stucco adorned wall of a small room, possibly a
bed chamber, of a dwelling in the Villa of the Ambulatio
area. The dove carrying the an olive sprig symbolized a wish
for peace and prosperity.
Below: The temple
of Venere (Venus). This structure is actually
located outside of the Archeological Park and cannot be
entered on foot. It is located on the main street that
runs through Baia just beyond the bounds of the
Archeological Park. It was once topped by a magnificent dome
some 70 feet in diameter.