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V.4.3 Pompeii. House. Casa di un Flamine.

Excavated 1842 and 1899. Bombed in 1943.

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V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway.

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. June 2012. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.3 Pompeii. June 2012. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance corridor looking north.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance corridor looking north.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance corridor looking north. The area of the stairs to the upper floor were against the west wall, but were destroyed in the 1943 bombing.

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance corridor looking north.

The area of the stairs to the upper floor were against the west wall, but were destroyed in the 1943 bombing.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking north across atrium. Objects found near the east wall of the atrium can be read in Notizie degli Scavi, 1899, (p.144)

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking north across atrium.

Objects found near the east wall of the atrium can be read in Notizie degli Scavi, 1899, (p.144)

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Site of impluvium in the atrium. According to Sogliano, found at the head of the impluvium was a travertine marble puteal, a marble table broken into five pieces, and a cylindrical lead tank. Also found here were a human skeleton, as well as some animal bones. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, (p.144). Other finds from the house are listed on pages 103 and 145.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Site of impluvium in the atrium.

According to Sogliano, found at the head of the impluvium was a travertine marble puteal, a marble table broken into five pieces, and a cylindrical lead tank.

Also found here were a human skeleton, as well as some animal bones.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, (p.144)

Other finds from the house are listed on pages 103 and 145.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  West wall of atrium, and north west corner.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of atrium, and north-west corner.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  West wall of atrium.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of atrium.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009. West wall of atrium.  Remains of Aedicula Lararium, mostly destroyed by the 16th September 1943 bombing and not recoverable.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of atrium.

Remains of aedicula lararium, mostly destroyed by the 16th September 1943 bombing and not recoverable.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. 1937-39. Lararium on west wall of atrium.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1708.

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.2.3 on photo. 1937-39.

Lararium on west wall of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1708.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. 1899. Lararium painting from west wall of atrium. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899 (p. 342). Remains of lararium painting that showed Hercules with club and lion skin in the centre. Also recognisable were Mercury and next to Mercury was a crowing cock. In front were an omphalos with a snake, Victoria with spread wings and a pig, and Minerva sacrificing at an altar, with her shield and owl. At the sides of the niche were paintings of the gods.  See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, p 62 and Fig.97. See Warscher, T., 1925. Pompeji: Ein Führer durch die Ruinen. Berlin und Leipzig: de Gruyter, p 127. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.39, no.118, Pl .25,1).

V.4.3 Pompeii. 1899. Lararium painting from west wall of atrium.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899 (p. 342).

Remains of lararium painting that showed Hercules with club and lion skin in the centre.

Also recognisable were Mercury and next to Mercury was a crowing cock.

In front were an omphalos with a snake, Victoria with spread wings and a pig, and Minerva sacrificing at an altar, with her shield and owl.

At the sides of the niche were paintings of the gods.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, p 62 and Fig.97.

See Warscher, T., 1925. Pompeji: Ein Führer durch die Ruinen. Berlin und Leipzig: de Gruyter, p 127.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.39, no.118, pl. 25,1).

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. 1937-39. Lararium on west wall of atrium.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1554.

V.4.3 Pompeii. 1937-39. Lararium on west wall of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1554.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39. Lower part of lararium painting from west wall of atrium. Mercury, Victoria, Hercules and Minerva. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 1568a.

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39.

Lower part of lararium painting from west wall of atrium.

Mercury, Victoria, Hercules and Minerva.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1568a.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.4.1 on photograph. 1937-39. Detail of Mercury. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 1570

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.4.1 on photograph. 1937-39. Detail of Mercury.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1570.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39.  Detail of Victoria and Hercules from lararium painting on west wall of atrium.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1568b.

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39.

Detail of Victoria and Hercules from lararium painting on west wall of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1568b.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39.  Detail of Hercules and Minerva from lararium painting on west wall of atrium.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1568c.

V.4.3 Pompeii, but shown as V.5.1 on photo. 1937-39.

Detail of Hercules and Minerva from lararium painting on west wall of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1568c.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of aedicula lararium. 
At the sides of the niche were paintings of the gods.  
One small remaining portion can just be seen on the right hand side.

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of aedicula lararium.

At the sides of the niche were paintings of the gods.  

One small remaining portion can just be seen on the right hand side.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of aedicula lararium.  Painted bird.
According to Boyce, in a triangular panel above the pediment was painted an eagle in flight, holding a palm in its talons.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.40, no.118)

V.4.3 Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of aedicula lararium.  Painted bird.

According to Boyce, in a triangular panel above the pediment was painted an eagle in flight, holding a palm in its talons.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.40, no.118)

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009.  West wall of atrium, remains of plaster under the aedicula lararium.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009.  West wall of atrium, remains of plaster under the aedicula lararium. 

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Tablinum on north wall of atrium.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to tablinum in north wall of atrium.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking north from atrium, to corridor to rear.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking north from atrium, to corridor to rear.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south from atrium to doorway to oecus. According to Sogliano, for objects found here (the room on the right of where you enter) –
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899 (p.145 and p.203)

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south from atrium to doorway to oecus.

According to Sogliano, for objects found here (the room on the right of where you enter) –

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899 (p.145 and p.203)

 

V.4.3 Pompeii.  March 2009.  South east corner of Oecus.

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. South-east corner of oecus.

 

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009.  Doorway to triclinium on east side of atrium, with small room or cupboard. Looking east. According to Boyce, items were found among the ruins of two cupboards in the room to the east of the atrium. Together with a hoard of 130 silver and 54 bronze coins, also found were three bronze statuettes of the household gods. The Genius, and two Lares each holding cornucopia and patera and standing solidly on two feet. A marble statuette of Venus Anadyomene and a small marble altar may also have belonged to the shrine. He quoted Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, 206. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.40, no.118, note 1). See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.240). According to Sogliano, these were found in the room that opens on the east side of the atrium on 9th May 1899. They are listed in Notizie degli Scavi, 1899, (pages 203-208).

V.4.3 Pompeii. March 2009. 

Doorway to triclinium on east side of atrium, with small room or cupboard. Looking east.

According to Boyce, items were found among the ruins of two cupboards in the room to the east of the atrium.

Together with a hoard of 130 silver and 54 bronze coins, also found were three bronze statuettes of the household gods.

The Genius, and two Lares each holding cornucopia and patera and standing solidly on two feet.

A marble statuette of Venus Anadyomene and a small marble altar may also have belonged to the shrine.

He quoted Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, (206).

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.40, no.118, note 1).

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.240)

According to Sogliano, these were found in the room that opens on the east side of the atrium on 9th May 1899.

They are listed in Notizie degli Scavi, 1899, pp. 203-208.

 

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