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V.2.1 Pompeii. Casa della Regina Margherita or House of Queen Margherita.

Back entrance at V.2.a.  Excavated 1883.

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V.2.1 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north from the tablinum.

V.2.1 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north from the tablinum.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Doorways to Rooms 7, 8 and 9 on west side of the Tablinum.

V.2.1 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorways to rooms 7, 8 and 9 on west side of the tablinum.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. September 2015. Doorways to rooms 7, 8 and 9 on west side of the tablinum.

V.2.1 Pompeii. September 2015.

Doorways to rooms 8 and 9 on west side of the tablinum, and corridor to kitchen area.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 8, Oecus.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 8, oecus.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 8, Looking west.  On the north wall, before the bombing in 1943, there was a painting of Leda and the Swan.
On the south wall was a painting of Poseidon and Amymone.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, looking west. 

On the west wall, before the bombing in 1943, was a painting of Leda and the Swan.

On the south wall was a painting of Poseidon and Amymone.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 8, South wall, and south east corner.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, south wall, and south-east corner.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, south wall. Remains of fragments of recomposed wall plaster. The painting of Poseidon and Amymone was originally found on this wall.  The house was badly damaged by a bomb in 1943, and the majority of the paintings reduced to fragments.  The fragments are now put back together, as best as possible.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, south wall. Remains of fragments of recomposed wall plaster.

The painting of Poseidon and Amymone was originally found on this wall.

The house was badly damaged by a bomb in 1943, and the majority of the paintings reduced to fragments. 

The fragments are now put back together, as best as possible.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 8, south wall. Design by G. Discanno of painting of Neptune and Amymone.  DAIR 83.37. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 8, south wall.

Design by G. Discanno of painting of Neptune and Amymone.

DAIR 83.37. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 8, south wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 8, south wall. 

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room 8,  South wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 8, detail from south wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, looking towards west wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 8, looking towards west wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. Design showing Leda and the swan from the centre of the west wall.
DAIR 83.36. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 8, design showing Leda and the swan from the centre of the west wall.

DAIR 83.36. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph. Room 8, south-west corner. In the centre of the south wall is a painting of Poseidon and Amymone. In the centre of the west wall is a painting of Leda and the swan.

V.2.1 Pompeii. Old undated photograph. Room 8, south-west corner.

In the centre of the south wall is a painting of Poseidon and Amymone.

In the centre of the west wall is a painting of Leda and the swan.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room 8,  West wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 8, north end of west wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 9, Triclinium.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 9, triclinium.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Doorway to Room 9.

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 9.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 9,  West wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, west wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Room 9,  West wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, west wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, west wall. Flying female figure with sword and shield. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 56).

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, west wall. Flying female figure with sword and shield.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 56).

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Wall painting on west wall. Painting of Marsyas and Olympus. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 55-6).

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Wall painting on west wall.

Painting of Marsyas and Olympus.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 55-6).

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. Detail of wall painting on west wall of Marsyas and Olympus.
See Annali dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (DAIR), 1884, Tav. G.

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 9, detail of wall painting on west wall of Marsyas and Olympus.

See Annali dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (DAIR), 1884, Tav. G.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 9,  North wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, north wall.

 

V.2.1. House of Queen Margherita.  December 2007.  Second room on north west side of atrium.  North wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Room 9,  North wall.  Wall painting of Danae seated on a couch and catching golden rain in her drapery. Next to her is a beardless Zeus in human form.

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, north wall. 

Wall painting of Danae seated on a couch and catching golden rain in her drapery.

Next to her is a beardless Zeus in human form.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 9,  North east corner, with wall painting on east wall.

V.2.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 9, north-east corner, with wall painting on east wall.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2007.   Room 9, East wall with wall painting.

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, east wall with wall painting.

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, painting on east wall. Painting of a female figure standing and a male figure seated. Meleager or Hermes? See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 55).

V.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, painting on east wall.

Painting of a female figure standing and a male figure seated. Meleager or Hermes?

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p. 55).

 

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 9, painting on east wall of triclinium, much ruined at the time of discovery. This has been interpreted as both either Atalanta and Meleager, or possible Odysseus and Penelope. DAIR 83.38. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

V.2.1 Pompeii. Room 9, painting on east wall of triclinium, much ruined at the time of discovery.

This has been interpreted as both either Atalanta and Meleager, or possible Odysseus and Penelope.

DAIR 83.38. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

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