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V.2.15 Pompeii. House of Jupiter.

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V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 7, South west corner.

V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, south-west corner.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7a, looking north into the spacious cubiculum.
According to NdS, found on the west wall above the coarse plaster was the graffito, written in large letters:
NON PO
See Notizie degli Scavi, 1896, (p.439)

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 7a, looking north into the spacious cubiculum.

According to NdS, found on the west wall above the coarse plaster was the graffito, written in large letters:

NON PO

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1896, p. 439.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 8, exedra. According to NdS, the walls were decorated with purple and yellow panels containing paintings of fishes in the centres of the purple panels.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 8, exedra.

According to NdS, the walls were decorated with purple and yellow panels containing paintings of fishes in the centres of the purple panels.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-1939 Looking north across peristyle towards niche, and doorway to room 8, exedra. The north wall of the exedra is still seen with painted decoration. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 480.

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-1939 Looking north across peristyle towards niche, and doorway to room 8, exedra.

The north wall of the exedra is still seen with painted decoration.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 480.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west across north side of peristyle. The doorway to room 8, exedra, is on the right. In the centre right, is the doorway to room 9, the kitchen.

V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west across north side of peristyle.

The doorway to room 8, exedra, is on the right. In the centre right, is the doorway to room 9, the kitchen.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Lararium niche. Niche on north wall of peristyle between room 9 and room 8.  According to Boyce, painted underneath the niche was the altar with two serpents.  On the altar were two eggs and a pine cone. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (No. 94 on p.35)

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Lararium niche.

Niche on north wall of peristyle between room 9 and room 8.

According to Boyce, painted underneath the niche was the altar with two serpents. 

On the altar were two eggs and a pine cone.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (No. 94 on p.35)

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009. Niche in peristyle between room 9 and room 8.  
The niche was covered in white plaster and outlined with broad red stripes.

V.2.15 Pompeii. March 2009. Niche in peristyle between room 9 and room 8. 

The niche was covered in white plaster and outlined with broad red stripes.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. May 2005.  Niche in peristyle between room 9 and room 8.

V.2.15 Pompeii. May 2005.  Niche in peristyle between room 9 and room 8. 

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north across peristyle towards niche. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 562

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north across peristyle towards niche.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 562.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Triclinium in peristyle.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Triclinium in peristyle.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Looking south across peristyle to room 4 and room 5.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south across peristyle to room 4 and room 5.

According to NdS, on the peristyle walls near to the doorway to room 5, the storeroom, was a garden painting which was surrounded by trellis and in which, one could see a tree with doves, birds and a nest of small birds, at the top.

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1896, p. 439.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking south across peristyle to room 4 and room 5.  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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking south across peristyle to room 4 and room 5. 

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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking across west side of peristyle towards doorway to room 5, with garden painting. 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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking south across west side of peristyle towards doorway to room 5, with garden painting.

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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking south to doorway to room 5, with painted walls on either side. 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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1961. Looking south to doorway to room 5, with painted walls on either side.

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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1959. Looking south across peristyle to wall at the side of doorway to room 5, with the garden painting. 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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V.2.15 Pompeii. 1959. Looking south across peristyle to wall at the side of doorway to room 5, with the garden painting.

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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V.2.15 Pompeii. Drawing of painting from peristyle wall. See Mau, A., 1894. Mitteilungen des Kaiserlich Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts, Roemische Abtheilung Volume IX. (p.51)

V.2.15 Pompeii. Drawing of painting from peristyle wall.

See Mau, A., 1894. Mitteilungen des Kaiserlich Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts, Roemische Abtheilung Volume IX. (p.51)

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Triclinium in peristyle.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Triclinium in peristyle.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-west across triclinium in peristyle.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 856

V.2.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-west across triclinium in peristyle.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 856.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Circular stone feature on south side of peristyle between rooms 4 and 5.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. 

Circular stone feature on south side of peristyle between rooms 4 and 5.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.   Room 9.  Entrance.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 9, kitchen. 

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 9.  Kitchen?

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, looking north in kitchen, with latrine.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 9.  Niche.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, niche on east wall.

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 9.  Lararium. Remains of several layers of superimposed decorated painted plaster in niche.  According to Boyce, red flowers were painted on the earlier white stucco on the side walls.  On the rear wall was a figure in yellow, perhaps a Lar, but only his feet were visible.  Today, nothing remains.   See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (No.95B on p.35)

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 9, lararium.

Remains of several layers of superimposed decorated painted plaster in niche.

According to Boyce, red flowers were painted on the earlier white stucco on the side walls.

On the rear wall was a figure in yellow, perhaps a Lar, but only his feet were visible.  Today, nothing remains.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (No.95B on p.35)

 

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 9.  Oven or hearth.

V.2.15 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 9, oven or hearth.

 

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