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VI.16.27 Pompeii. Garden entrance linked to peristyle.

Linked to VI.16.19 and VI.16.26. Excavated 1904.

Part 8.                                        Part 1

 

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VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, remains of wall painting at west end of north wall of triclinium. According to PPP, this was of Adone ferito. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)
According to NdS, on the north wall were two panels, on the left (0.30m high x 0.31m wide) was Wounded Adonis. Adonis with his right thigh bandaged, seated on the left but looking towards the right, with his right elbow on the back of the seat. Near to him was a cupid, who had a raised left arm. On the right side of the painting was a tree.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, remains of wall painting at west end of north wall of triclinium.

According to PPP, this was of Adone ferito.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

According to NdS, on the north wall were two panels, on the left (0.30m high x 0.31m wide) was Wounded Adonis.

Adonis with his right thigh bandaged, seated on the left but looking towards the right, with his right elbow on the back of the seat.

Near to him was a cupid, who had a raised left arm.

On the right side of the painting was a tree.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, remains of wall painting at east end of north wall of triclinium. According to PPP, this was of Aphrodite Pescatrice. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)
According to NdS, at the other end, on the right of the north wall, was a painting of equal size of Venus Fishing. Venus was seated on a rock on the right, and looking towards the left.
The upper part of her body was naked, the lower was wrapped in a reddish cloak. Her arms were adorned with armbands, and a necklace hung down from her neck.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, remains of wall painting at east end of north wall of triclinium.

According to PPP, this was of Aphrodite Pescatrice.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

According to NdS, at the other end, on the right of the north wall, was a painting of equal size of Venus Fishing.

Venus was seated on a rock on the right, and looking towards the left.

The upper part of her body was naked, the lower was wrapped in a reddish cloak.

Her arms were adorned with armbands, and a necklace hung down from her neck.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium. According to NdS, the frieze had a white background and the remains of simple architecture, arabesques and garlands festooned with hanging objects and flying animals. Above the frieze of the north wall, on a red background, two winged creatures faced each other.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium.

According to NdS, the frieze had a white background and the remains of simple architecture, arabesques and garlands festooned with hanging objects and flying animals.

Above the frieze of the north wall, on a red background, two winged creatures faced each other.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper north wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. May 2015. Room G, west wall of triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. May 2015. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium. According to NdS, the western wall had four panels, but the one on the right was missing. In the centre of each panel were - starting from the left,  a flying griffin, next was a flying swan in a medallion.
In the third panel was a picture (0.32m high x 0.31 wide) but very faded. Here could be seen a male figure sitting on the left, with his left arm resting on the back of a seat. His right arm held up towards the left. It could be Ganimede beckoning to the eagle who descends from above. On both sides of the entrance doorway was a panel, each one with a tragic mask in the middle. See Notizie degli Scavi, 1908 (p.187)

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

According to NdS, the western wall had four panels, but the one on the right was missing.

In the centre of each panel were -

starting from the left, a flying griffin,

next was a flying swan in a medallion.

In the third panel was a picture (0.32m high x 0.31 wide) but very faded.

Here could be seen a male figure sitting on the left, with his left arm resting on the back of a seat.

His right arm held up towards the left.

It could be Ganymede beckoning to the eagle who was descending from above.

On both sides of the entrance doorway was a panel, each one with a tragic mask in the middle.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.187).

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. May 2015. Room G, detail from west wall of triclinium.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. May 2015. Room G, detail from west wall of triclinium. 

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. September 2004. West wall of room G, triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. September 2004. West wall of room G, triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, painted medallion in centre of west wall of triclinium.
According to PPP, this was a painting of a swan. Not. Scavi, 1908, 187. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, painted medallion in centre of west wall of triclinium.

According to PPP, this was a painting of a swan.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room G, remains of wall painting at north end of west wall in triclinium. According to PPP, this was of Ganymede and the eagle. Not. Scavi, 1908, 187.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

VI.16.27 Pompeii.  March 2009.

Room G, remains of wall painting at north end of west wall in triclinium.

According to PPP, this was of Ganymede and the eagle.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, 187.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD. (p.365)

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, west wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper west wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, upper west wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, lower west wall of triclinium. According to NdS, the   dado had a black background and on it were painted plants, animals, winged creatures, etc.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, lower west wall of triclinium.

According to NdS, the dado had a black background and on it were painted plants, animals, winged creatures, etc.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, east wall of triclinium.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, east wall of triclinium.

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, doorway in east wall of triclinium, leading to room H (or VI.16.19).

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room G, doorway in east wall of triclinium, leading to room H (or VI.16.19).

 

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, south-east corner of triclinium. Doorway leading to room H, part of VI.16.19, the southern wall can be seen there. According to NdS, on the right end of the east wall there was a small doorway that led into the room from which you would have entered from VI.16.19 on the Via Stabiana.

VI.16.27 Pompeii. March 2009. Room G, south-east corner of triclinium.

Doorway leading to room H, part of VI.16.19, the southern wall can be seen there.

According to NdS, on the right end of the east wall there was a small doorway that led into the room from which you would have entered from VI.16.19 on the Via Stabiana.

 

 

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