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I.2.6 Pompeii. Casa degli attori or Casa dei Mimi.

Excavated 1872. Bombed in 1943.

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1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east towards entrance doorway, from across Via Stabiana. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east towards entrance doorway, from across Via Stabiana.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. ID number plate, and looking north along east side of Via Stabiana, from entrance. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. ID number plate, and looking north along east side of Via Stabiana, from entrance.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance.

I.2.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

I.2.6 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east towards rear.

I.2.6 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east towards rear.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010.  Looking east along entrance fauces towards atrium.
Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.
According to Warscher, quoting Mau in Bdl, 1874, p.199 – I.2.6 “la terza casa ha le fauces piuttosto lunghe, stando a ciascun lato di esse botteghe e retrobotteghe, due a sinistra ed una con scala alle camere superiore a destra, tutte però senza communicazione coll’ interno della casa”.
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (after nos 13 and 14), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 
(translation: I. 2.6 "the third house had a rather long entrance corridor or fauces, with shops with rear rooms on each side of it, two on the left and one with steps to the upper floor rooms on the right, all though without communication with the interior of the house".

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east along entrance fauces towards atrium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

According to Warscher, quoting Mau in Bdl, 1874, p.199 –

I.2.6 “la terza casa ha le fauces piuttosto lunghe, stando a ciascun lato di esse botteghe e retrobotteghe, due a sinistra ed una con scala alle camere superiore a destra, tutte però senza communicazione coll’ interno della casa”.

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (after nos 13 and 14), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

(translation: I. 2.6 "the third house had a rather long entrance corridor or fauces, with shops with rear rooms on each side of it, two on the left and one with steps to the upper floor rooms on the right, all though without communication with the interior of the house".)

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west from entrance corridor, towards doorway and Via Stabiana. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west from entrance corridor, towards doorway and Via Stabiana.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east across remains of atrium, towards remains of peristyle.

I.2.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east across remains of atrium, towards remains of peristyle. 

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north towards room in north-west corner of atrium, and north wall.  Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north across atrium, towards room in north-west corner, and north wall.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east  across atrium, towards peristyle. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east across atrium, towards peristyle. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south across atrium, towards remains of south perimeter wall, and house I.2.3.  Photo courtesy of Drew Baker

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south across atrium, towards remains of south perimeter wall, and house I.2.3

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west across atrium, towards entrance corridor and doorway to Via Stabiana. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.  
According to Fiorelli, on the left of the atrium (right of the photo) and near the exit to the corridor, a graffito was found on the wall. It showed a picture of a figure of a man with a bald head and a hook nose. Surmounted above was the graffito VA SIINIO VA
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.34)

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west across atrium, towards entrance corridor and doorway to Via Stabiana.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker

According to Fiorelli, on the left of the atrium (right of the photo) and near the exit to the corridor, a graffito was found on the wall.

It showed a picture of a figure of a man with a bald head and a hook nose.

Surmounted above was the graffito VA SIINIO VA

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.34)

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north at room that was the windowed triclinium in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north at room that was the windowed triclinium in north-west corner of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.6 Pompeii.  December 2006.  Looking north to remains of windowed triclinium on north side of atrium.

I.2.6 Pompeii.  December 2006. Looking north to remains of windowed triclinium on north side of atrium.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher.  Looking towards windowed triclinium on north side of atrium. According to Warscher -
I.2.6, “al lato nord dal’atrio si trova una stanza con una larga finestra. Si vede una parte del muro intercalata in opus reticulatum”.
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.17), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

1.2.6 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher.

Looking towards windowed triclinium on north side of atrium.

According to Warscher -

I.2.6, “al lato nord dal’atrio si trova una stanza con una larga finestra. Si vede una parte del muro intercalata in opus reticulatum”.

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.17), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. West wall of room in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. West wall of room in north-west corner of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of room in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of room in north-west corner of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010. Doorway in south wall, looking across atrium, from room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

1.2.6 Pompeii. September 2010.

Doorway in south wall, looking across atrium, from room in north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

 

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