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II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra or Palestra.

Excavated 1814 to 1816, 1933 and 1935 to 1939.

(Originally when excavated, this was numbered as Reg. II, Insula 10).

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Entrance doorway.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Entrance doorway.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2012. Entrance under restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2012. Entrance under restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2012. Detail of restored entrance.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2012. Detail of restored entrance.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. Entrance under restoration.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. Entrance under restoration.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006.  Entrance.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Entrance.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Latrine building to south of II.7.1.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Latrine building II.7.11 to south of II.7.1.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Entrance to latrine building II.7.11 to south of II.7.1.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Entrance to latrine building II.7.11 to south of II.7.1.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. Plaster cast of victim found near the latrine, perhaps found crouching on the ground with his back against the wall of the east portico. Now in VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra.

Plaster cast of victim found near the latrine, perhaps found crouching on the ground with his back against the wall of the east portico.

Now in VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. On display as an exhibit in the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre. When this body was cast, he was found to be tipped forwards, huddled up and bent double on his knees, when restored he was placed in this position. 
See Stefani, G. (2010). The Casts, exhibition at Boscoreale Antiquarium, 2010. (p.10)

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. On display as an exhibit in the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre.

When this body was cast, he was found to be tipped forwards, huddled up and bent double on his knees, when restored he was placed in this position.

See Stefani, G. (2010). The Casts, exhibition at Boscoreale Antiquarium, 2010. (p.10)

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking west from entrance along south wall.
The door on the left is the entrance to the latrine.

II.7.1 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking west from entrance along south wall.

The door on the left is the entrance to the latrine.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Looking west along south portico.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Looking west along south portico.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north-west from entrance doorway and south portico.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north-west from entrance doorway and south portico.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Looking North West though south portico.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Looking north-west though south portico.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. Looking west along south side. Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. Looking west along south side.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking north along east side.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking north along interior east side.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. Looking north along the east wall.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. Looking north along the exterior east wall.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. East wall between II.7.1 and II.7.2.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. May 2010. East wall between II.7.1 and II.7.2.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Wall from II.7.1 to II.7.2.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. December 2006. Wall from II.7.1 to II.7.2.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. March 2009. Looking west from top of the amphitheatre.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. March 2009. Looking west from top of the amphitheatre.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking towards the south side.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking towards the south side.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking towards the south-west corner.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. June 2012. Looking towards the south-west corner.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north along the interior west side.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north along the interior west side.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north from south-west corner.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north from south-west corner.

 

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north-east from south-west corner.

II.7.1 Pompeii. Palaestra. September 2015. Looking north-east from south-west corner.