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II.3.3 Pompeii. Casa della Venere in Conchiglia or House of Venus in the Shell

or House of the Marine Venus or House of D. Lucretii Satrii Valentes.

Excavated 1933 to 1935 and 1951 to 1953. Conservation 2015/16.

 

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II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 4.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 4.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, looking towards east wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, east wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, east wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 4, east wall of cubiculum with two painted medallions, before conservation.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005.

Room 4, east wall of cubiculum with two painted medallions, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted medallion from north end of east wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted medallion from north end of east wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, portrait medallion on north end of east wall.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, portrait medallion on north end of east wall.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted medallion from south end of east wall, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted medallion from south end of east wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, portrait medallion on south end of east wall.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, portrait medallion on south end of east wall.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, looking towards south-east corner and south wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, looking towards south-east corner and south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4.  South wall.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, south wall before conservation.

 

II.3.3. Pompeii. 1966. Painted zoccolo with garden plant. 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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II.3.3. Pompeii. 1966. Room 4, south wall, painted zoccolo with garden plant. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted cupid from east end of south wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painted cupid from east end of south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 4, south wall of cubiculum. 
A flying cherub is on the near panel. The remains of a wall painting of Hermes and Dionysus is in the central wall panel.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 4, south wall of cubiculum before conservation.

A flying cherub is on the near panel. The remains of a wall painting of Hermes and Dionysus is in the central wall panel. 

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, central wall painting from south wall, with remains of painting of Hermes and Dionysus, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016.

Room 4, central wall painting from south wall, with remains of painting of Hermes and Dionysus, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4, South wall. Remains of wall painting of Hermes and Dionysus.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 4, south wall with remains of wall painting of Hermes and Dionysus, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painting of flying cherub/cupid from west end of south wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 4, painting of flying cherub/cupid from west end of south wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4, South wall.  Painting of flying cherub.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, south wall of cubiculum, with painting of flying cherub, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south wall of atrium, with doorway to room 11.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south wall of atrium, with doorway to room 11.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorways to rooms 5 and 6 on west side of atrium.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorways to rooms 5 and 6 on west side of atrium.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, west wall of atrium, with doorways to rooms 5 and 6.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 2, west wall of atrium, with doorways to rooms 5 and 6, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016.  Room 2, south-west corner of atrium, after conservation, with doorway to room 5 in centre.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. 

Room 2, south-west corner of atrium, after conservation, with doorway to room 5 in centre.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5, mosaic threshold and flooring to doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5, mosaic threshold and flooring to doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5.  Mosaic floor at east end, near atrium.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, looking across mosaic floor at east end, near atrium.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5 doorway, detail of floor and threshold. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5 doorway, detail of floor and threshold.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5, detail of mosaic flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5, detail of mosaic flooring.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 5, looking towards the south-west corner, and doorway in south wall leading to garden area. Photo courtesyof Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016.

Room 5, looking towards the south-west corner, and doorway in south wall leading to garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

According to the information board, the walls of this oecus on the west side of the atrium were without decoration.

It had only just been added to the house at the time of the eruption.

Only the black and white mosaic floor had been laid.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, south wall with second doorway from north portico.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, south wall with second doorway from north portico of garden area.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, west wall of oecus. According to the information board, the walls of this oecus on the west side of the atrium were without decoration. It had only just been added to the house at the time of the eruption. 
Only the black and white mosaic floor had been laid.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, west wall of oecus.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5,  North wall.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, north wall.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Second doorway to room 5 from room 11, north portico.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Second doorway to room 5 from room 11, north portico.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 5, Mosaic floor in doorway near North Portico.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, mosaic floor in doorway near north portico.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5. Mosaic floor in second doorway near North Portico.

II.3.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, mosaic floor in second doorway near north portico.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii.  Room 5, Mosaic floor in doorway near North Portico.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 5, mosaic floor in doorway near north portico.

 

 

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