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VI.9.6 Pompeii. Casa dei Dioscuri or House of Castor & Pollux.

Rear entrance at VI.9.9. Excavated 1826, 1828 and 1837.

Linked to VI.9.7 and VI.9.8.          Large Peristyle Part 6.

 

Peristyle:       1        2        3        4        5        6        7        8       Plan  

 

Pseudoperistyle and east side                                                                             Atrium

  

VI.9.6 Pompeii. About 1832. Drawing by Gell of peristyle with large basin and fountain. Looking west from room 22. On the pilaster on the left is a painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8998. On the pilaster on the right is the painting of Medea with her children. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977. On the inside of the pilasters at the far west end are two paintings of the slaughter of the sons and daughters of Niobe. Wall painting of slaughter of the daughters of Niobe. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9304. Wall painting of slaughter of sons of Niobe. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9302.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. About 1832. Drawing by Gell of peristyle with large basin and fountain. Looking west from room 22.

On the pilaster on the left is a painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8998.

On the pilaster on the right is the painting of Medea with her children.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.

On the inside of the pilasters at the far west end are two paintings of the slaughter of the sons and daughters of Niobe.

Wall painting of slaughter of the daughters of Niobe.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9304.

Wall painting of slaughter of sons of Niobe.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9302.

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, looking towards south side of large pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 6, looking towards south side of large pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.228. Room 6, drawing of wall painting from pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1417)
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231073

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.228. Room 6, drawing of wall painting from pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1417)

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231073

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1030. Room 6, pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle, looking west.This would have had the painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda painted on it.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230397

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1030. Room 6, pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle, looking west.

This would have had the painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda painted on it.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230397

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, east end of peristyle, with two pilasters. Wall painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda. Two large panel paintings, Perseus rescuing Andromeda and Medea with her children, occupied the end pilasters directly opposite room 22. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8998. See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1186).

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, on the south pilaster at the east end of peristyle.

Wall painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda.

Two large panel paintings, Perseus rescuing Andromeda and Medea with her children, occupied the end pilasters directly opposite room 22.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8998.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1186).

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, east end of peristyle, with two pilasters. Detail of the head of the Gorgon from the wall painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, east end of peristyle, with two pilasters.

Detail of the head of the Gorgon from the wall painting of Perseus rescuing Andromeda.

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1039. Room 6, looking east towards rear of pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230402

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1039. Room 6, looking east towards rear of pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230402

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1036. Room 6, looking south towards pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230555

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1036. Room 6, looking south towards pilaster in south-east corner of peristyle.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230555

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. About 1840. Old drawing of peristyle with large basin and fountain. Looking west from room 22. On the pilaster on the right is shown the painting of Medea with her children. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977. On the inside of the pilasters at the far west end are two paintings of the slaughter of the sons and daughters of Niobe.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. About 1840. Old drawing of peristyle with large basin and fountain. Looking west from room 22.

On the pilaster on the right, the painting of Medea with her children can be seen.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.

On the inside of the pilasters at the far west end are two paintings of the slaughter of the sons and daughters of Niobe.

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1031. Room 6, pilaster in north-east corner of peristyle, looking west from room 22.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230398

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1031. Room 6, pilaster in north-east corner of peristyle, looking west from room 22.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230398

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1032. Room 6, looking west towards pilaster in north-east corner of peristyle, looking west along north portico. This would have had the painting of Medea contemplating killing her children painted on it. 
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230399

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1032. Room 6, looking west towards pilaster in north-east corner of peristyle, looking west along north portico.

This would have had the painting of Medea contemplating killing her children painted on it.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230399

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, east end of peristyle, with two pilasters.  Wall painting of Medea contemplating killing her children who are playing nearby. Two large panel paintings, Perseus rescuing Andromeda and Medea with her children, occupied the end pilasters directly opposite room 22. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1262).

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, on the north pilaster at the east end of peristyle.

 Wall painting of Medea contemplating killing her children who are playing nearby.

Two large panel paintings, Perseus rescuing Andromeda and Medea with her children, occupied the end pilasters directly opposite room 22.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1262).

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. 1957. Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, on the north pilaster at the east end of peristyle.  Wall painting of Medea contemplating killing her children who are playing nearby. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J57f0504

VI.9.6 Pompeii. 1957.

Found 18th June 1828 in room 6, on the north pilaster at the east end of peristyle.

 Wall painting of Medea contemplating killing her children who are playing nearby.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8977.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

J57f0504

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1028. Room 6, looking towards north-east corner of peristyle, and rear of pilaster. On the right, in the east wall, the small doorway to room 17, the pseudo-peristyle and large doorway to room 22, can be seen.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230551

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1028. Room 6, looking towards north-east corner of peristyle, and rear of pilaster.

On the right, in the east wall, the small doorway to room 17, the pseudo-peristyle and large doorway to room 22, can be seen.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230551

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii.   Peristyle with large basin and fountain.  Looking west.  Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. Peristyle with large basin and fountain. Looking west.

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

VI.9.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, deep pool and south-east corner of peristyle.

VI.9.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, deep pool and south-east corner of peristyle.

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1025. Room 6, North-east corner of peristyle, with small doorway to pseudo-peristyle and large doorway to large exedra with window.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230550

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1025.

Room 6, north-east corner of peristyle, with small doorway to pseudo-peristyle and large doorway to large exedra with window.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230550

 

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VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1026. Room 6, wall decoration from dado of east wall between the doorways to rooms 17 and 22.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230395

VI.9.6 Pompeii. W.1026. Room 6, wall decoration from dado of east wall between the doorways to rooms 17 and 22.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230395

 

 

Peristyle:       1        2        3        4        5        6        7        8       Plan  

 

Pseudoperistyle and east side                                                                             Atrium