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V.3.9 Pompeii. House of Cosmus and Epidia.

Excavated 1900.

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V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. South wall of triclinium, pilaster at rear of niche.

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. South wall of triclinium, pilaster at rear of niche.

 

V.3.9 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Atrium.  North side.

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. North side of atrium.

 

V.3.9 Pompeii. 1937-39. Lararium on north side of atrium, with 2 Lares dressed in short tunics. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 551. Under the niche can be seen the serpent. A small marble altar was found inside the niche.
See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico. Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.239)

V.3.9 Pompeii. 1937-39. Lararium on north side of atrium, with 2 Lares dressed in short tunics.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 551

Under the niche can be seen the serpent. A small marble altar was found inside the niche.

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico. Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.239)

 

V.3.9 Pompeii. May 2005. Niche.

V.3.9 Pompeii. May 2005. Niche.

 

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. Niche with remains of yellow and red painted stars. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (114, plate 22,3)

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. Niche with remains of yellow and red painted stars.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.39, no.114, and Pl. 22, 3)

 

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of atrium under niche. Partially conserved remains of painted serpent and plants. According to Boyce, the serpent was green with a yellow underside and a small red crest and beard.
The altar was painted on the left of the panel and was painted with an imitation of red and white marble. On the top of the altar was an egg and fruit in the fire.

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of atrium under niche.    

Partially conserved remains of painted serpent and plants.

According to Boyce, the serpent was green with a yellow underside and a small red crest and beard.

The altar was painted on the left of the panel and was painted with an imitation of red and white marble.

On the top of the altar was an egg and fruit in the fire.

 

V.3.9 Pompeii.  March 2009.  North wall of atrium under Niche. Partially conserved remains of painted serpent and plants.

V.3.9 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of atrium under niche.

Partially conserved remains of painted serpent and plants.

 

V.3.9 Pompeii. June 2012. Looking towards north side of atrium from entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.3.9 Pompeii. June 2012. Looking towards north side of atrium from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

 

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