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I.2.28 Pompeii. Casa dell’Atrio tetrastilo or Casa della grata metallica or House of Cassandra.

Excavated 1873. Linked to I.2.27 and I.2.29.

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I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north into small room on west side of oven in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010.

Looking north into small room on west side of oven in kitchen area.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking north in small room on west side of oven in kitchen area.
Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

I.2.28 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking north in small room on west side of oven in kitchen area.

Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east from small room across side of oven in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east from small room across side of oven in kitchen area.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north to remains of oven in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010.

Looking north to remains of oven in kitchen area.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher described as “Il forno nella cucina “k”. 
(translation: “Oven in kitchen area, “k”).
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.58), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

I.2.28 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher described as “Il forno nella cucina “k”.

(translation: “Oven in kitchen area, “k”).

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.58), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Detail of oven dome. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Detail of oven dome. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher. Detail of oven in kitchen.
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.58a), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

I.2.28 Pompeii. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher.

Detail of oven in kitchen.

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.58a), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. South wall of kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. South wall of kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of kitchen area, with bench or hearth. The oven can be seen on the left of the photo. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of kitchen area, with bench or hearth.

The oven can be seen on the left of the photo. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking west above Kitchen area.  Taken from I.2.20.   According to Fiorelli, this comprised “an ample hearth, two rooms as cells, the latrine, a staircase to the floor above, and at the back of the portico a cupboard between two small masonry walls”.  See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. p.38

I.2.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west above kitchen area. Photograph taken from I.2.20.

According to Fiorelli, this comprised

“an ample hearth, two rooms as cells, the latrine, a staircase to the floor above, and at the back of the portico a cupboard between two small masonry walls”.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.38)

 

I.2.28 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking south west across rooms towards atrium.  Taken from I.2.20.

I.2.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south-west over part of kitchen and the large triclinium towards the atrium. 

Photograph taken from I.2.20.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south along east portico from doorway from kitchen area. Looking towards corridor on east side of atrium and doorway to large triclinium, on left. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010.

Looking south along east portico from doorway from kitchen area.

Looking towards corridor on east side of atrium and doorway to large triclinium, on left.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east into large triclinium on east side of portico. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker. According to Fiorelli, this room was adorned with paintings, of which two were saved. One of a big country scene with pastoral sacrarium and goats. The other showing Cassandra and Hector predicting the ruin of Troy to Priam, caused by the young boy Paris. Paris is leaning against the King’s knee holding an apple. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.37 and black and white drawing)
According to Sogliano, paintings found in the triclinium were –
Amore and Psiche at the hunt, on a black background, and Eros at the hunt, on a black background (p. 64, nos. 374 and 375).
Prophecy of Cassandra. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum: 111476.This was found damaged at the upper corner (p.105, no.560).  
Paesaggi: the scene represented a valley between high mountains (p.141, no.684)
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (pages, as above)

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking east into large triclinium on east side of portico.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

According to Fiorelli, this room was adorned with paintings, of which two were saved.

One of a big sacred landscape scene with pastoral sacrarium and goats.

The other showing Cassandra and Hector predicting the ruin of Troy to Priam, caused by the young boy Paris.

Paris is leaning against the King’s knee holding an apple.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.37 and black and white drawing)

According to Sogliano, paintings found in the triclinium were –

Amore and Psiche at the hunt, on a black background, and Eros at the hunt, on a black background (p. 64, nos. 374 and 375).

Prophecy of Cassandra. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum: 111476.This was found damaged at the upper corner (p.105, no.560). 

Paesaggi: the scene represented a valley between high mountains (p.141, no.684).

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (pages, as above)

 

I.2.28 Pompeii.  Wall painting found in the large triclinium. Cassandra (centre) predicting the downfall of Troy. Priam was seated on the left, with Paris (holding the apple of discord) and a warrior leaning on a spear, presumably Hector. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111476.

I.2.28 Pompeii.  Wall painting found in the large triclinium.

Cassandra (centre) predicting the downfall of Troy.

Priam was seated on the left, with Paris (holding the apple of discord) and a warrior leaning on a spear, presumably Hector.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111476.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. West wall of triclinium. See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.62), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.
See Ruesch, A., 1908. Guida illustrata del Museo Nazionale di Napoli, Napoli: Richter, (p.301/2).

I.2.28 Pompeii. West wall of triclinium.

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.62), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

See Ruesch, A., 1908. Guida illustrata del Museo Nazionale di Napoli, Napoli: Richter, (p.301/2).

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. West wall of triclinium. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “Il muro occidentale del triclinio “i”. (translation: “The west wall of triclinium “i”).
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.61), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.
According to Warscher, “Il posto dal quale è stato tolto il quadro di Cassandra”.
(translation: “The place from which the painting of Casandra had been taken”.)

I.2.28 Pompeii. West wall of triclinium.

1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “Il muro occidentale del triclinio “i”.

(translation: “The west wall of triclinium “i”).

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.61), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

According to Warscher, “Il posto dal quale è stato tolto il quadro di Cassandra”.

(translation: “The place from which the painting of Casandra had been taken”.)

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north at west end of north wall of large room. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking north towards north-west corner and west end of north wall of large triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

 

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