Beyond the impluvium is the place of a small altar for the worship of the Lares.
He walked into the impluvium, but heard nothing and saw nothing.
A reservoir for rain-water (impluvium) occupies the centre of the atrium.
In the restoration, the impluvium is surrounded with a mosaic border.
So important was the impluvium to the trium, that the latter was named from the manner in which the former was constructed.
In the better houses a fountain was often placed in the middle of the impluvium.
The sixteen Doric columns about the impluvium, well preserved for the most part, are only a trifle over fourteen feet high.
On these, two shorter crossbeams were laid (c), over the sides of the impluvium.
The latter apartment was paved with marble, with a gentle inclination towards the impluvium.
The most conspicuous features of the trium were the impluvium and the compluvium .