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VI.12.2 Pompeii. Casa del Fauno or House of the Faun.

Linked to VI.12.1, VI.12.3, VI.12.5, VI.12.7 and VI.12.8.

Excavated 1829 to 1833, 1900, 1930, 1960. Bombed 1943. Reconstructed 1945.

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1136. West wall of exedra with Alexander mosaic.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230752

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1136. West wall of exedra with Alexander mosaic.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230752

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north-east across exedra floor, showing recreated Alexander mosaic.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005.

Looking north-east across exedra floor, showing recreated Alexander mosaic.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Original Alexander mosaic found in VI.12.2 on 24th October 1831. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 10020. See PAH II, 250.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Original Alexander mosaic found in VI.12.2 on 24th October 1831.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10020.

See PAH II, 250.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north to rear peristyle across recreated Alexander mosaic in exedra.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005.

Looking north to rear peristyle across recreated Alexander mosaic in exedra.

 

VI.2.2 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Looking north from rear of exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic, across rear peristyle.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 462.

VI.2.2 Pompeii. 1937-1939.

Looking north from rear of exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic, across rear peristyle.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 462.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1138. Looking north from rear of exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic, across rear peristyle towards Sacrarium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230754

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1138.

Looking north from rear of exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic, across rear peristyle towards Sacrarium.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230754

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Recreated Alexander mosaic and East wall of exedra.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Recreated Alexander mosaic and east wall of exedra.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1137. East wall of exedra. 
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230753

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1137. East wall of exedra.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230753

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1133. Looking north-east across First or Middle peristyle, towards exedra.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231597

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1133. Looking north-east across first or middle peristyle, towards exedra.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231597

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W 1135  Looking west along north side of First or Middle peristyle, towards exedra, centre, and oecus, on right.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231360

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W 1135. Looking west along north side of first or middle peristyle, towards exedra, centre, and oecus, on right.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231360

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking north from east portico of middle peristyle, towards corridor and oecus, centre left.  On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 2001.

Looking north from east portico of middle peristyle, towards oecus, centre left.

In the centre is the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1579. Looking north-west across First or Middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side. On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230693

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1579. Looking north-west across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side.

On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230693

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 19th century stereo postcard. Looking north across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side. On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 19th century stereo postcard.

Looking north across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side.

On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1580. Looking north to corridor from Firstt towards Second peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230694

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1580. Looking north to corridor from first towards second peristyle.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230694

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1581. Looking towards north-east corner of First or Middle peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230503

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1581. Looking towards north-east corner of first or middle peristyle.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230503

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Corridor leading north to rear peristyle.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Corridor leading north to rear peristyle.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Threshold from middle (first) peristyle, in corridor leading north to rear (second) peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Threshold from middle (first) peristyle, in corridor leading north to rear (second) peristyle.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic floor in corridor, looking north. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic floor in corridor, looking north.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking south from north end of corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking south from north end of corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor mosaic floor.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor mosaic floor.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Triclinium, on west side of corridor, looking south over east end of mosaic floor.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009.

Oecus or triclinium, on west side of corridor, looking south over east end of mosaic floor.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south across Triclinium mosaic floor. West end.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south across west end of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south-west corner of the oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south-west corner of the oecus/triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic flooring in oecus/triclinium.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic flooring in oecus/triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Triclinium mosaic floor.  This floor contained a fine mosaic in such a damaged condition that the subject – a lion standing over a prostrate tiger – could not be made out, until a duplicate was found in 1885.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.295)

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Oecus/triclinium mosaic floor. Looking south towards first or middle peristyle.

This floor contained a fine mosaic in such a damaged condition that the subject – a lion standing over a prostrate tiger – could not be made out, until a duplicate was found in 1885.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.295)

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1833. Drawing of mosaic emblema of a lion, found in centre of oecus/triclinium floor, room 42 (but room 40 on Breton original plan).
According to Breton, when found this was badly damaged, and for that reason was not taken to the Museum.
See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. 
According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this beautiful mosaic of a lion was found in many fragments.
It was found in 1831, see PAH II, 250.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p.146)
See Real Museo Borbonico IX, Pl. 55. (1833).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1833. Drawing of mosaic emblema of a lion, found in centre of oecus/triclinium floor, room 42 (but room 40 on Breton original plan).

According to Breton, when found this was badly damaged, and for that reason was not taken to the Museum.

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this beautiful mosaic of a lion was found in many fragments.

It was found in 1831, see PAH II, 250.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p.146)

See Real Museo Borbonico IX, Pl. 55. (1833).

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1140.  Looking north-east across second peristyle from oecus/triclinium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230756

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1140.  Looking north-east across second peristyle from oecus/triclinium.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230756

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 335.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 335.

 

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VI.12.2. W1145 Looking north across second peristyle, from area of oecus/triclinium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230761

VI.12.2. W1145 Looking north across second peristyle, from area of oecus/triclinium.

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

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230761

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Corridor, on east side of triclinium. 
Looking south to first peristyle.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Corridor, on east side of triclinium.

Looking south to first peristyle.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Detail of flooring in corridor, on east side of triclinium. Looking south.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Detail of flooring in corridor, on east side of triclinium.

Looking south.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Corridor, on east side of triclinium. Looking south to first peristyle.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Corridor, on east side of triclinium.

Looking south to first peristyle.

 

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