PBM. Pompeii. House of the faun & Villa of Poppaea Oplontis . THE HOUSE OF THE FAUN. The House of the Faun built during the second century BCE, was one of the largest, most impressive private residences in Pompeii, Italy, and housed many great pieces of art. HISTORY.
This area was primarily recreational, centering on the swimming pool and large northern gardens. Overlooking the pool, a series of guest suites were added, each with their own sitting rooms and viridarium, a small enclosed internal garden.