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V.2.b Pompeii. Thermopolium. Linked to V.2.c. Excavated 1880? 1884?

 

V.2.b and V.2.c Pompeii. 1885 plan by Mau.
The bar at V.2.b is not additionally numbered.
V.2.c has 4 rooms:
a: Entrance corridor.
b: Atrium.
c: Kitchen.
d: Cubiculum.
See BdI, 1885, p. 157.

V.2.b and V.2.c Pompeii. 1885 plan by Mau.

The bar at V.2.b is not additionally numbered.

V.2.c has 4 rooms:

a: Entrance corridor.

b: Atrium.

c: Kitchen.

d: Cubiculum.

See BdI, 1885, p. 157.

 

V.2.c entrance on left and V.2.b entrance on right. December 2007. Looking south.

V.2.c entrance on left and V.2.b entrance on right. December 2007. Looking south.

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance.

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance. 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across thermopolium to rear rooms.

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across thermopolium to rear rooms. 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east.

V.2.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east. 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.  According to Frohlich, on the pilaster between both entrances (on the left of the picture), would have been a painting. On a red background was painted a bird with comb on its head  – possibly a phoenix. Now vanished. See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (F32, no picture).

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance. 

According to Fröhlich, on the pilaster between both entrances (on the left of the picture), would have been a painting.

On a red background was painted a bird with comb on its head – possibly a phoenix. Now vanished.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (F32, no picture).

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Counter with three urns.

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Counter with three urns.

 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. Plan from BdI, 1885, p.157. (No. 11 is V.2.b) (No. 10 is V.2.c)

 

V.2.b Pompeii, as described in BdI 1885, shown as No. 11. 
In the shop was a single podium with three built in terracotta urns. 
On the front side was the graffito 
VARIVS 
PRISCVS.
See BdI, 1885, p. 250-3.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read

Varius
Priscus      [CIL IV, 4258

V.2.b Pompeii, as described in BdI 1885, shown as No. 11.

In the shop was a single podium with three built in terracotta urns.

On the front side was the graffito

VARIVS

PRISCVS.

See BdI, 1885, p. 250.

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read

 

Varius

Priscus      [CIL IV, 4258]

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December  2007. Looking east to rear rooms, part of V.2.c.

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east to rear rooms, part of V.2.c. 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across counter of bar from rear room.

V.2.b Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across counter of bar from rear room. 

 

V.2.b Pompeii. May 2003. Looking west across counter of bar.   Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.2.b Pompeii. May 2003. Looking west across counter of bar.  

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.2.b/c Pompeii. May 2003. Looking west towards entrance to V.2.b (on left) and V.2.c (on right).  Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.2.b/c Pompeii. May 2003. Looking west towards entrance to V.2.b (on left) and V.2.c (on right).    

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.