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VI.10.2 Pompeii. Casa dei Cinque Scheletri or Casa del Vaticinio di Cassandra.

Excavated 1827. Bombed in 1943. (Strada di Mercurio 8).

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VI.10.2 Pompeii.  Old photo showing plaster on outside walls (undated).  Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

VI.10.2 Pompeii. Old photo showing plaster on outside walls (undated).

Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  December 2006.  Plaster on outside walls.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Plaster on outside walls. 

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Plaster to right of entrance, on south side.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Plaster to right of entrance, on south side.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii but numbered as VI.10.1 on photo. 1937-39. Looking east towards painted plaster on south side of doorway. On the right is VI.10.3. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 673

VI.10.2 Pompeii but numbered as VI.10.1 on photo. 1937-39.

Looking east towards painted plaster on south side of doorway. On the right is VI.10.3

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 673.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  Detail from old photo showing painted plaster on outside walls (Undated).  Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection)

VI.10.2 Pompeii. Detail from old undated photo showing painted plaster on outside walls.

Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance doorway, looking east.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance doorway, looking east.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Plaster at entrance.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Plaster at entrance.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Entrance plaster.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance plaster.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along north side, from entrance fauces.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along north side, from entrance fauces.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  September 2004.  Looking east from entrance fauces.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east from entrance fauces.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway into cubiculum on south side of entrance, looking west. According to Bragantini, the west wall of the cubiculum would have been decorated with a black dado. In the centre of the west wall, but interrupted by a window, would have been a yellow central panel. The side panels would have been red. The floor was of cocciopesto, patterned with white stones.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.230, cubiculo 3)

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway into cubiculum on south side of entrance, looking west.

According to Bragantini, the west wall of the cubiculum would have been decorated with a black dado.

In the centre of the west wall, but interrupted by a window, would have been a yellow central panel.

The side panels would have been red.

The floor was of cocciopesto, patterned with white stones.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.230, cubiculo 3)

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Cubiculum on south side of entrance.  Remains of floor pattern.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009.

Remains of floor pattern in cubiculum on south side of entrance. 

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east across atrium with marble impluvium.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east across atrium with marble impluvium.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Atrium with remains of patterned floor, cocciopesto with patterned white stones. The north wall of the atrium would have been decorated with a high red dado. The middle zone of the wall was colourless, but panels with garlands could have been seen, the upper zone was illegible. The south wall was illegible.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.230, atrio 2)

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Atrium with remains of patterned floor, cocciopesto with patterned white stones.

The north wall of the atrium would have been decorated with a high red dado.

The middle zone of the wall was faded, but panels with garlands could have been seen, the upper zone was illegible.

The south wall was illegible.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.230, atrio 2)

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Marble impluvium in atrium.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Marble impluvium in atrium.

 

VI.10.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Blocked doors on north side of atrium.

VI.10.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Blocked doorways on north side of atrium.

 

 

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