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VI.1.7 Pompeii. House of the Vestals or Casa delle Vestali.

Linked to VI.1.6, VI.1.8, VI.1.24, VI.1.25 and VI.1.26.

Part 5.                                                Part 6

 

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Room Plan (opens in a separate window)

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Looking across peristyle.  Photograph May 2001 courtesy of Current Archaeology.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. Looking north across peristyle.

Photograph May 2001 courtesy of Current Archaeology.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway and steps to room 14, from peristyle.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway and steps to room 14, from peristyle.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1838 drawing of doorway and steps to room 14, from peristyle.
Mars shown between various architectural  paintings.
See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame, 1838, pl. 5.
It is described as –
“Marte espresso fra vari ornati architettonici di una parete della Casa del Salve, incisa dal Cataneo”.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1838 drawing of doorway and steps to room 14, from peristyle.

Mars shown between various architectural paintings.

See Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame, 1838, pl. 5.

It is described as –

“Marte espresso fra vari ornati architettonici di una parete della Casa del Salve, incisa dal Cataneo”.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1838 engraving by Raffaele Aloja of wall decoration from peristyle wall.
It is described as –
“Appartienne questa bella parete al lato lungo del peristilio di un casa della Citta di Pompei prossima alle porte.
Era dessa divisa in sei simmetrici compartimenti, e ciascuno di questi in altri tre.
Molto importante era la figura di Marte, che vedesi espressa nel mezzo de’primi compartimenti.”
Incisione dell’
See Gli ornati delle pareti ed I pavimenti delle stanze dell’antica Pompei, 1838, pl.60. 
See Giornale degli Scavi, NS III, 1874, tav. 3.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1838 engraving by Raffaele Aloja of wall decoration from peristyle wall.

It is described as –

“Appartienne questa bella parete al lato lungo del peristilio di un casa della Citta di Pompei prossima alle porte.

Era dessa divisa in sei simmetrici compartimenti, e ciascuno di questi in altri tre.

Molto importante era la figura di Marte, che vedesi espressa nel mezzo de’primi compartimenti.”

Incisione dell’

See Gli ornati delle pareti ed I pavimenti delle stanze dell’antica Pompei, 1838, pl.60.

See Giornale degli Scavi, NS III, 1874, tav. 3.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, south-west corner.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, south-west corner.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-west corner.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-west corner.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-west corner, looking west.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-west corner, looking west.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 14, north wall.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 14, north wall.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-east corner.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, north-east corner.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, south-east corner.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 14, south-east corner.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 14, south wall, with steps and doorway to north portico.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 14, south wall, with steps and doorway to north portico.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Wall between rooms 14 and 15 on north side of peristyle.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Wall between rooms 14 and 15 on north side of peristyle.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Room 15 east wall with one of three niches.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, east wall with one of three niches.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Niche on east wall of room 15.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche on east wall of room 15.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Room 15 north wall with one of three niches.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, north wall with one of three niches.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Niche on north wall of room 15.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche on north wall of room 15.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Looking towards niche on north wall of room 15. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 406.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Looking towards niche on north wall of room 15.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 406.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  West wall of room 15.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. West wall of room 15.

 

VI.1.7 House of the Vestals.  Niche on west wall of room 15.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche on west wall of room 15.

 

Part 6

 

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Room Plan (opens in a separate window)