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I.10.7 Pompeii. Casa del Fabbro or House of the Smith or House of the Craftsman

or Domus and officina of M. Volusius Iuvencus and the Equitia. 

Excavated 1914, 1927 and 1933.

 

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I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 7.  Tablinum.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, tablinum.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009.  Door in west wall of Tablinum, leading to room 8.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Door in west wall of tablinum, leading to room 8.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009.  Door in south wall of Room 8.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway in south wall of room 8.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, wall painting of the Sacrifice of Sophonisba, a banqueting scene, from north wall.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, wall painting of the Sacrifice of Sophonisba, a banqueting scene, from north wall.

 

1.10.7 Pompeii. 1934. Room 8, north wall, wall painting of the Sacrifice of Sophonisba. 
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1934, p.283, fig. 9.

1.10.7 Pompeii. 1934. Room 8, north wall, wall painting of the Sacrifice of Sophonisba.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1934, p.283, fig. 9.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, painted garden decoration around the lower section of the walls of the north wall.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, painted garden decoration around the lower section of the walls of the north wall.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 8.  West Wall.  Remains of a wall painting, with a leaning figure in yellow, on the right.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, remains of a wall painting from the west wall. 

There is a leaning figure in yellow, on the right.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8.  Painted garden decoration around the lower section of the walls.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, painted garden decoration around the lower section of the walls.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8.  Painted decoration.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, painted decoration.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8.  Painted decoration in south west corner.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, painted decoration in south-west corner.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, kitchen. Looking west towards stairs to upper floor.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, kitchen. Looking west towards stairs to upper floor. 

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, looking west across kitchen

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, looking west across kitchen

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 9.  Hearth against west wall.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, hearth against west wall.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, south wall.  
Remains of lararium, with painting of two serpents.
According to Boyce, the west end of the portico was closed off as a kitchen.
On the south wall beside the large hearth was a panel of white stucco.
Within were painted two large coiling serpents, yellow with scales indicated in red.
Both have a crest and beard and a protruding tongue.
Both coil from the left, one above the other, approaching a marble slab adorned with a lion’s head in relief.
This was set into the corner formed by the hearth and the south wall of the room at the level of their heads.
In the background were plants.
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1934, 282, and fig.8.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.29, no.56, and Pl.27, 2)

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, south wall. 

Remains of lararium, with painting of two serpents.

According to Boyce, the west end of the portico was closed off as a kitchen.

On the south wall beside the large hearth was a panel of white stucco.

Within were painted two large coiling serpents, yellow with scales indicated in red.

Both have a crest and beard and a protruding tongue.

Both coil from the left, one above the other, approaching a marble slab adorned with a lion’s head in relief.

This was set into the corner formed by the hearth and the south wall of the room at the level of their heads.

In the background were plants.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1934, 282, and fig.8.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.29, no.56, and Pl.27, 2)

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, remains of lararium on south wall.
The heads of the two serpents, one above the other, can just be made out slightly above the white marble shelf.

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, remains of lararium on south wall.

The heads of the two serpents, one above the other, can just be made out slightly above the white marble shelf.

 

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, south-west corner, remains of lararium, with two serpents. See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (L16).

I.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, south-west corner, remains of lararium, with two serpents.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (L16).

 

 

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