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VI.10.1 Pompeii. Caupona. Osteria della Via di Mercurio.

Excavated 1827 and 1831. Rear entrance at VI.10.19.

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VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to two rooms on south side of east wall of bar. According to Boyce, on the south wall beneath the stairs was a Lararium painting:  A single serpent about to devour the offerings – an egg and a pine cone – on a burning altar. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.50, no.180)
According to Eschebach, near the stairs was the doorway into the two rooms on the south side. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.192)

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to two rooms on south side of east wall of bar-room.

According to Boyce, on the south wall beneath the stairs was a lararium painting:

A single serpent about to devour the offerings – an egg and a pine cone – on a burning altar.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.50, no.180)

According to Eschebach, near the stairs was the doorway into the two rooms on the south side.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.192)

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. South-east corner, with blocked doorway in VI.10.2, and south wall of front room on south side of bar-room.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009.

South-east corner, with blocked doorway into VI.10.2, and south wall of front room on south side of bar-room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Front room on south side.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North-east corner of front room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of front room with doorway into rear room.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of front room with doorway into rear room.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. 1829. East wall of front room on the south side of doorway to rear room. 
Second painting of cart delivering wine, with the mules resting un-harnessed. According to Bragantini, this painting had been found on the east wall, on the south side of the doorway leading into the rear room. It is the same subject as the one found in the rear room on the north side. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.228, ambiente ‘c’). See Gell, W, 1832.  Pompeiana: Vol 2.  London: Jennings and Chaplin.  (p. 158, Pl: 81) See Real Museo Borbonico V (1829), Tav. 48. See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1488).

VI.10.1 Pompeii. 1829. East wall of front room on the south side of doorway to rear room. 

Second painting of cart delivering wine, with the mules resting un-harnessed.

According to Bragantini, this painting had been found on the east wall, on the south side of the doorway leading into the rear room.

It is the same subject as the one found in the rear room on the north side.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.228, ambiente ‘c’).

See Gell, W, 1832.  Pompeiana: Vol 2.  London: Jennings and Chaplin.  (p. 158, Pl: 81)

See Real Museo Borbonico V (1829), Tav. 48.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1488).

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  North wall.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  North west corner.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North-west corner of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Flying cupid from north wall in north-west corner of rear room.   Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Flying cupid from north wall in north-west corner of rear room. 

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  North wall.  Wall painting of Venus Pescatrice with three cupids and angel.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009.

Wall painting of Venus Pescatrice with three cupids and angel, in centre of north wall of rear room.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Wall painting from centre of north wall, Venus Pescatrice. 
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Wall painting from centre of north wall, Venus Pescatrice.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Flying cupid from north wall in north-east corner.  Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Flying cupid from north wall in north-east corner.  

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Wall painting of hunting scene from centre of north wall of rear room, below painting of Venus Pescatrice.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009.

Wall painting of hunting scene from centre of north wall of rear room, below painting of Venus Pescatrice.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Painted lower north wall with hunting scene. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. May 2003. Painted lower north wall with hunting scene.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  North east corner.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North-east corner of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North-east corner of rear room.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. North-east corner of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of rear room.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  East wall.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  South wall.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. South wall of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  South wall.  Wall painting of Polyphemus watching Galatea on a dolphin.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009.  

Remains of wall painting of Polyphemus watching Galatea on a dolphin on south wall of rear room.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  South wall.  Painting of hunting scene.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Painting of hunting scene on south wall of rear room.

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Rear room on south side.  South wall.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Lower south wall of rear room. 

 

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. South-west corner of rear room, with doorway into front room.

VI.10.1 Pompeii. March 2009. South-west corner of rear room, with doorway into front room. 

 

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