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VI.10.7 Pompeii. Casa dell’ Ancora or House of the Black Anchor. 

Rear entrance at VI.10.16. Excavated 1826 and 1829. (Strada di Mercurio 3).

 

Part:    1      2      3      4      5      6      7      8      9      10      11      Plan (in separate window)

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway.  According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, found in August 1826, painted in red, on the external wall between VI.10.7 & 8 (on the right) was
N(umerium) Barcham IIV(irum) v(irum) b(onum) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis) ita v(obeis) Venus Pomp(eiana) sacra (sancta propitia sit)    [CIL IV 26]
Many other graffiti were also found on the same wall, see doorway at VI.10.8 for these.
In January 1827 found on the left of the doorway, between VI.10.6 and 7, were –
M(arcum) Holconium
C(aium) Gavium IIvir(os)
/[     [CIL IV 155]

M(arcum) Cerrinium
Vatiam aed(ilem)
Tintirius rog(at)    [CIL IV 156]

Holconium
Priscum IIvir(um)    [CIL IV 157]

Found on the front external wall, was –
M(arcum) Valerium aed(ilem)   
/[     [CIL IV 154

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi. 
(p.136)

VI.10.7 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway. 

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, found in August 1826, painted in red, on the external wall between VI.10.7 & 8 (on the right) was

 

N(umerium) Barcham IIV(irum) v(irum) b(onum) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis) ita v(obeis) Venus Pomp(eiana) sacra (sancta propitia sit)    [CIL IV 26]

 

Many other graffiti were also found on the same wall, see doorway at VI.10.8 for these.

 

In January 1827 found on the left of the doorway, between VI.10.6 and 7, were –

M(arcum) Holconium

C(aium) Gavium IIvir(os)

/[     [CIL IV 155]

 

M(arcum) Cerrinium

Vatiam aed(ilem)

Tintirius rog(at)    [CIL IV 156]

 

Holconium

Priscum IIvir(um)    [CIL IV 157]

 

Found on the front external wall, was –

M(arcum) Valerium aed(ilem)  

/[     [CIL IV 154

 

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

(p.136)  

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking east to exterior front facade on north side of entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1731

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39.

Looking east to exterior front facade on north side of entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1731.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium.  Looking west to Via di Mercurio through entrance fauces.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. 

Looking west to Via di Mercurio through entrance fauces.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium showing entrance mosaic with black anchor pattern

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium showing entrance mosaic with black anchor pattern.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, atrium entrance mosaic with black anchor pattern. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, atrium entrance mosaic with black anchor pattern.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, mosaic in entrance doorway.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, black anchor mosaic in entrance doorway. 

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, step up from vestibule with black anchor mosaic.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, step up from vestibule with black anchor mosaic.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, mosaic in entrance doorway.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, mosaic in entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, mosaic in entrance doorway.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, mosaic in entrance doorway. 

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking east from entrance towards atrium and tablinum. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. October 2001.

Looking east from entrance towards atrium and tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking east across entrance mosaic, from entrance doorway.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 892a

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39.

Looking east across entrance mosaic into atrium, from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 892a.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking east across atrium from entrance.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking east across atrium from entrance.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking east across impluvium in atrium from entrance. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking east across impluvium in atrium from entrance.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. July 2011. Room 1, looking east across atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. July 2011. Room 1, looking east across atrium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking east across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 1726a

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking east across impluvium in atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1726a.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north-east across impluvium in atrium.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north-east across impluvium in atrium. 

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking north-east across impluvium in atrium.  
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1778

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking north-east across impluvium in atrium. 

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1778.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, puteal on impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking east to puteal on impluvium in atrium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, puteal on impluvium in atrium.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, puteal on impluvium in atrium.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking west across atrium towards entrance doorway.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking west across atrium towards entrance doorway.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking north-west across atrium, with entrance doorway, on left. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1777

VI.10.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 1, looking north-west across atrium, with entrance doorway, on left.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1777.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, looking east across atrium, towards tablinum.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 1, looking east across atrium, towards tablinum. 

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, north side of atrium.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking towards north side of atrium. 

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking towards north-east side of atrium from entrance. The large lava stone base for the strongbox has now been lifted, presumably to view the black and white mosaic floor remains below. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking towards north-east side of atrium from entrance.

The large lava stone base for the strongbox has now been lifted, presumably to view the black and white mosaic floor remains below.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, the large lava stone base for the strongbox on the north side of the atrium.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, the large lava stone base for the strongbox on the north side of the atrium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, north side of atrium.  Large lava stone base for arca or cash-chest covering black and white mosaic floor remains, from between doorways to rooms 5 and 6.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, north side of atrium. 

Large lava stone base for arca or cash-chest covering black and white mosaic floor remains, from between doorways to rooms 5 and 6.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, south wall of atrium.  According to Bragantini, the dado of the atrium walls may have been painted black, the middle zone was yellow.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.231)

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, south wall of atrium. 

According to Bragantini, the dado of the atrium walls may have been painted black, the middle zone was yellow.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.231)

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2, cubiculum, on south side of entrance doorway.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2, cubiculum, on south side of entrance doorway.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  Marble door sill.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, marble door sill.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  North wall.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall.

 

VI.10.7 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  West wall.

VI.10.7 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, west wall.

 

 

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