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VI.2.24 Pompeii. Casa di Narcisso or Casa di Cosii.

Linked to VI.2.23. Excavated 1812.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Entrance doorway, looking west.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Entrance doorway, looking west.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway, looking west.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway, looking west.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance doorway, with the remains of one of the benches outside on the right.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007.

Entrance doorway, with the remains of one of the benches outside on the right.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Entrance doorway, with the remains of one of the benches outside on the right.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011.

Entrance doorway, with the remains of one of the benches outside on the right.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Bench outside, between VI.2.24 and VI.2.23.  According to Fiorelli there were two benches for sitting at the sides of the doorway. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.51)

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Bench outside, between VI.2.24 and VI.2.23. 

According to Fiorelli there were two benches for sitting at the sides of the doorway.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.51)

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. September 2005. Looking west from entrance along entrance corridor.  On the right (north side) a doorway into VI.2.23 can be seen.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. September 2005.

Looking west from entrance along entrance corridor, on the right (north side) a doorway into VI.2.23 can be seen.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north from atrium towards small corridor leading to kitchen area. In the east wall of the kitchen area was another doorway linking with the shop at Vi.2.23.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005.

Looking north from atrium towards small corridor leading to kitchen area.

In the east wall of the kitchen area was another doorway linking with the shop at VI.2.23. 

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Kitchen area, at north end of small corridor from atrium. In the east wall of the kitchen area was the doorway linking with the shop at VI.2.23.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Kitchen area, at north end of small corridor from atrium.

In the east wall of the kitchen area was the doorway linking with the shop at VI.2.23. 

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across atrium towards open tablinum.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across atrium towards open tablinum.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north through doorway into triclinium, on north side of atrium.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north through doorway into triclinium, on north side of atrium.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Recess.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Recess in triclinium. 

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north-west across open tablinum towards steps to upper floor.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005.

Looking north-west across open tablinum towards steps to upper floor.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north-west at stone steps. 
On the north side of the steps, on the right, was a small storeroom or cupboard. At the rear of the steps, on the west side, was an oecus, (not photographed). According to Helbig, a painting of Narcissus, was found in a room “well behind to the right”. See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1348)

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north-west at stone steps.

On the north side of the steps, on the right, was a small storeroom or cupboard.

At the rear of the steps, on the left (west side), was an oecus, (not photographed).

According to Helbig, a painting of Narcissus, was found in a room “well behind to the right”.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1348)

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Stone steps on north side of tablinum.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Stone steps on north side of tablinum.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Arched niche in west wall of garden area, or oecus.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. May 2011. Arched niche in west wall of garden area, or oecus.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. 1937-39. Arched niche in west wall of garden area, or oecus. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 1574

VI.2.24 Pompeii. 1937-39. Arched niche in west wall of garden area, or oecus.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1574.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Arched niche in west wall.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Arched niche in west wall.

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007. Arched niche in west wall of garden area, with remains of marble shelf. According to Giacobello, this is at quite a considerable height from the floor.  The internal walls of the niche were painted in white. The niche was visible from the vestibule at the entrance.
See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.269)

VI.2.24 Pompeii. December 2007.

Arched niche in west wall of garden area or oecus, with remains of marble shelf.

According to Giacobello, this is at quite a considerable height from the floor.

The internal walls of the niche were plastered in white stucco.

The niche was visible from the vestibule at the entrance.

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.269)

 

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking  towards two doorways in south-west corner. The doorway on the left would have been a cubiculum with a window. The doorway in the centre would have been into the small garden area.

VI.2.24 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking towards two doorways in south-west corner.

The doorway on the left would have been a cubiculum (Eschebach called it a “repositorium”) with a window.

The doorway in the centre would have been into the small garden area.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.123)

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.160)