In the house of Vettius the two money chests were found in the atrium.
This basin was in the center of the atrium, the most important room in the house.
Tablinum, in a Roman house, the room between the atrium and the peristyle.
Fauces, the passage from the atrium to the peristyle in a Roman house.
A man in evening dress came out into the atrium, lighting a cigarette.