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II.6 Pompeii. Anfiteatro or Amphitheatre.

First excavations 1748, then abandoned.

Completely excavated between 1813 and 1816.

 

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II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, central west side double staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, central west side double staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north towards Vesuvius, from Amphitheatre.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north towards Vesuvius, from Amphitheatre.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, entrance doorway under central staircase.
The “death gate” on the west side of the arena, reserved for the bodies of the dead, would lead to this entrance.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 215).

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, entrance doorway under central staircase.

The “death gate” on the west side of the arena, reserved for the bodies of the dead, would lead to this entrance.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 215).

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, central staircase at northern end.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, central staircase at northern end.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking north from near central staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking north from near central staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, north-west entrance.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, north-west entrance.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south end of north-west double staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south end of north-west double staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south end of north-west double staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south end of north-west double staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south side of north-west double staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, south side of north-west double staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. 
Amphitheatre, north side of north-west double staircase.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005.

Amphitheatre, north side of north-west double staircase.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. North end of Amphitheatre, looking east from between II.4 and II.5.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. North end of Amphitheatre, looking east from between II.4 and II.5.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking south at north end.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking south at north end.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking south from between II.4 and II.5.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Amphitheatre, looking south from between II.4 and II.5 at north end.

 

II.6 Pompeii. May 2015. North end of Amphitheatre, looking south from between II.4 and II.5. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.6 Pompeii. May 2015. North end of Amphitheatre, looking south from between II.4 and II.5.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.6 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south to Amphitheatre, across Piazzale Anfiteatro. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.6 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south to Amphitheatre, across Piazzale Anfiteatro.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.6 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south to Amphitheatre, across Piazzale Anfiteatro. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

II.6 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south to Amphitheatre, across Piazzale Anfiteatro.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Double staircase at north-west end of Amphitheatre.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. Double staircase at north-west end of Amphitheatre.

 

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. North-west end of Amphitheatre.

II.6 Pompeii. September 2005. North-west end of Amphitheatre.

 

 

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