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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 7.                                                Part 8

 

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VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 22, looking south.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 22, looking south.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south-west through doorway into room 23, from room 22. On the south side of the west wall can be seen the doorway from the east portico.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Looking south-west through doorway into room 23, from room 22.

On the south side of the west wall can be seen the doorway from the east portico.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 23 from east portico, looking west towards room 22.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 23 from east portico, looking west towards room 22.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 23, looking north-west towards doorway to room 22.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 23, looking north-west towards doorway to room 22.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking across peristyle and pool, from east portico.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking across peristyle and pool, from east portico.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 24 in south-east corner of portico.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 24 in south-east corner of portico,

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, terracotta puteal.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, terracotta puteal.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, looking west through doorway to east portico.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, looking west through doorway to east portico.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, north-east corner.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24 or 28, north-east corner.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, looking north from room 28.
?Steps to upper floor, possibly the ones bombed in 1943?

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, looking north from room 28.

?area of steps to upper floor, possibly the ones bombed in 1943?

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 25, baths area, with doorway to room 26 the caldarium, on left side.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 25, baths area, with doorway to room 26 the caldarium, on left side.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 25, looking east across baths’ area.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 25, looking east across baths’ area.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 26, looking north-west through doorway into caldarium.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 26, looking north-west through doorway into caldarium.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 26, looking west across caldarium towards basin/tub faced with white plaster on the west wall.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 26, looking west across caldarium towards basin/tub faced with white plaster on the west wall.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 27, looking east.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 27, looking east.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. North side of room 27.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. North side of room 27.

 

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north from outside room 27.
Doorway in room 12 to peristyle, on left.  Room 28 centre with room 24 at rear, and doorway entrance of room 27, on right. Rooms 24-28 would have been the bath suite. According to Robinson and Jones, a bath suite was constructed on the north-east side of the atrium. There was an entrance, hot and warm rooms, a hot plunge pool, a wash room, and, in the middle of the large peristyle, an open-air swimming pool.
See article called Imperial Pompeii, a city of extremes? in Current World Archaeology, Number 4, March/April 2004, p.32-39.

VI.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north from outside room 27.

Doorway in room 12 to peristyle, on left.  Room 28 centre with room 24 at rear, and doorway entrance of room 27, on right.

Rooms 24-28 would have been the bath suite.

According to Robinson and Jones, a bath suite was constructed on the north-east side of the atrium.

There was an entrance, hot and warm rooms, a hot plunge pool, a wash room, and, in the middle of the large peristyle, an open-air swimming pool.

See article called Imperial Pompeii, a city of extremes? in Current World Archaeology, Number 4, March/April 2004, p.32-39.

 

 

Part 8

 

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