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Pompeii. Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. Excavated 1829.

 

Fountain at VI.8.24

VI.10 Pompeii. September 2004. Via di Mercurio, looking south. VI.8.24 on right.

 

VI.10 Pompeii.Via di Mercurio, looking south.            Fountain VI.8.24
Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.
According to Eschebach, this fountain was situated in front of a painted street shrine showing the sacrifice of a bull victim.See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.188)

VI.10         Via di Mercurio, looking south.                 Fountain VI.8.24

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

According to Eschebach, this fountain was situated in front of a painted street shrine showing the sacrifice of a bull victim.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.188)

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. July 2011. A street shrine was painted on the wall at the rear of the fountain. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. July 2011. A street shrine was painted on the wall at the rear of the fountain.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24, Pompeii. 1968. On the right is the Vicolo di Mercurio, looking west. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24, Pompeii. 1968. On the right is the Vicolo di Mercurio, looking west.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24, Pompeii. 1968. Relief of Mercury, looking west. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24, Pompeii. 1968. Relief of Mercury, looking west.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. September 2005. Relief of Mercury, looking west.

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. September 2005. Relief of Mercury, looking west.

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. 1956. Relief of Mercury, looking west. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. 1956. Relief of Mercury, looking west.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. September 2005. Relief of Mercury.

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. September 2005. Relief of Mercury.

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24 from rear. September 2005. Looking east.

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24 from rear. September 2005. Looking east.

 

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. 19th Century painting by D Capri of “Idealised city street scene”. This shows the fountain of Mercury and remains of street shrine painted on the wall at the rear. See Niccolini F, 1896. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Quarto. Napoli. (2 Taf A II).

Fountain of Mercury at VI.8.24. 19th Century painting by D Capri of “Idealised city street scene”.

This shows the fountain of Mercury and remains of street shrine painted on the wall at the rear.

See Niccolini F, 1896. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Quarto. Napoli. (2 Taf A II).