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VI.10.6 Pompeii. Casa di Pomponius. Rear entrance at VI.10.17.

Excavated 1827, 1831. Bombed in 1943. (Strada di Mercurio 4)

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VI.10.6 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Entrance.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance doorway. According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, in March 1828, found painted in red on the front wall was POMPONIO in big letters. This gave the name to the owner of the house.
M(arcum) Pomponium aed(ilem) v(irum) b(onum)    [CIL IV 27]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi,  (p. 138)  PAH II, 204-5; III, (dated 19th December 1827) 84.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance doorway.

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, in March 1828, found painted in red on the front wall was POMPONIO in big letters.

This gave the name to the owner of the house.

 

M(arcum) Pomponium aed(ilem) v(irum) b(onum)    [CIL IV 27]

 

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.

(p. 138)  PAH II, 204-5; III, (dated 19th December 1827) 84.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1526

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1526

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Entrance fauces.  South wall.  Plaster.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance corridor or fauces, and painted plaster on south wall. 

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  South side of entrance corridor.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. South side of entrance corridor.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Entrance fauces.  North wall.  Plaster.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance fauces and painted plaster on north wall.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking east.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east across atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1735

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east across atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1735.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking west across impluvium in atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking west across impluvium in atrium.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking east across impluvium, well and cistern.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking east across impluvium, well and cistern. 

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2, on north side of entrance.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2, on north side of entrance.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2 on north side of entrance.  Looking west.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, on north side of entrance. Looking west.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  North side of atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. North side of atrium.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3 on north side of atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, on north side of atrium.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4.  Ala on north side of atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, ala on north side of atrium.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5.  Tablinum on east side of atrium.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, tablinum on east side of atrium.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 5, tablinum on east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1736

VI.10.6 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 5, tablinum on east side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1736.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 6 on south side of entrance corridor.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 6, on south side of entrance corridor.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 6.  West wall.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, west wall.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 6.  North wall.

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, north wall.

 

VI.10.6 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 6.  Remains of oil press found in atrium, probably waiting to be installed in the cellar.  See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p141).

VI.10.6 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, remains of oil press found in atrium, probably waiting to be installed in the cellar.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p141).

 

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