Make your own free website on Tripod.com
 
 

Pompeiian couple
Domvs de Lavra Callvria et Tarqvinivs Gallicvs
previous home next
the Dogs

the "Cave Canem" (beware of dog) sign beside the front door is no lie for this domus is defended by two dogs - a massive Molossian (ancient ancestor of most of today's Mastiff breeds) and a dainty little Melitta (Maltese). 
 

Cave Canum (Beware of Dog)
Don't let Argos frighten you.  He's big, but all bark.  Isn't he a fine specimen of a Molossian (ancient ancestor of most of today's Mastiff breeds)? 
Maltese Dog
Actually little Issa is much more likely to draw blood, or so the servants tell me *G*.  But she's such a sweet little Melitta dog (Maltese)! 
A.U.C.
Welcome the people the house the pets Contact Information Site Map
cats dogs ferrets
page designed by  Laura Calluria