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VI.15.8 Pompeii. Casa del Principe di Napoli or House of the Prince of Naples.

Linked to VI.15.7. Excavated 1896.

 

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VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Doorways to rooms on east side of portico.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Doorways to rooms on east side of portico.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on the east side of the portico leading to VI.15.7.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on the east side of the portico leading to VI.15.7.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance VI.15.7 in room on the east side of the portico.
According to NdS, this room would have had the staircase to the independent upper storey adjacent to it. This would have led from the doorway to VI.15.7, on the left. See Notizie degli Scavi, January 1897, (p.36)

VI.15.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance VI.15.7 in room on the east side of the portico.

According to NdS, this room would have had the staircase to the independent upper storey adjacent to it.

This would have led from the doorway to VI.15.7, on the left.

See Notizie degli Scavi, January 1897, (p.36)

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010. Threshold of cubiculum on south side of fauces or entrance corridor. Looking west  towards atrium floor.
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VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010.

Threshold of cubiculum on south side of fauces or entrance corridor.

Looking west towards atrium floor.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010.  Threshold of doorway to cubiculum on south side of fauces, in south-east corner of atrium.  Looking east towards floor of cublicum.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010.

Threshold of doorway to cubiculum on south side of fauces, in south-east corner of atrium.

Looking east towards floor of cubiculum.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking towards east wall of cubiculum with window onto Vicolo dei Vettii. According to NdS, this room had been covered by a barrel-vaulted ceiling and had a recess for a bed. The walls were decorated with a white background, and had a stucco cornice which ran around the walls at a height of approximately 2m from the floor. See Notizie degli Scavi, January 1897, p.34.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking towards east wall of cubiculum with window onto Vicolo dei Vettii.

According to NdS, this room had been covered by a barrel-vaulted ceiling and had a recess for a bed.

The walls were decorated with a white background, and had a stucco cornice which ran around the walls at a height of approximately 2m from the floor.

See Notizie degli Scavi, January 1897, (p.34).

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking through doorway towards north wall with bed recess. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking through doorway towards north wall with bed recess.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. North-west corner of cubiculum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. North-west corner of cubiculum.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of stucco in north-west corner of north wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of stucco in north-west corner of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Painted swan in centre of panel at west end of north wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Painted swan in centre of panel at west end of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of stucco in north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of stucco in north-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010. North-east corner of cubiculum with bed recess. According to NdS, a human skull together with some of the bones of the skeleton were found in this room. See Notizie degli Scavi, March 1898, (p.126)

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2010. North-east corner of cubiculum with bed recess.

According to NdS, a human skull together with some of the bones of the skeleton were found in this room.

See Notizie degli Scavi, March 1898, (p.126)

 

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. South-west corner of cubiculum, and doorway to atrium.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.15.8 Pompeii. May 2015. South-west corner of cubiculum, and doorway to atrium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo dei Vettii looking south from outside VI.15.8. December 2007.

Vicolo dei Vettii looking south from outside VI.15.8. December 2007.

 

 

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