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VII.2.23 Pompeii. Casa dell’ Amore punito or House of Vettius.

Excavated 1844 and 1867.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east along entrance corridor, with doorway to latrine, on right.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004.

Looking east along entrance corridor, with doorway to latrine, on right.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. View of atrium from entrance.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. View of atrium from entrance.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west towards room in south-west corner of atrium, on south side of entrance corridor. On the left is the base of three steps leading to upper floor. At the rear of the wall, on the right, is the latrine which was entered through the doorway from the entrance vestibule/corridor.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking west towards room in south-west corner of atrium, on south side of entrance corridor.

On the left is the base of three steps leading to upper floor.

At the rear of the wall, on the right, is the latrine which was entered through the doorway from the entrance vestibule/corridor. 

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Site of impluvium in atrium.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Site of impluvium in atrium. 

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east across atrium towards tablinum.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east across atrium towards tablinum.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. May 2003. Looking east across atrium towards tablinum, centre, with podium/counter built out from the south wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. May 2003.

Looking east across atrium towards tablinum, centre, with podium/counter built out from the south wall.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. May 2003. Podium/counter built out from the south wall of the tablinum. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix

VII.2.23 Pompeii. May 2003. Podium/counter built out from the south wall of the tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

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VII.2.23 Pompeii. Found on the south wall of the tablinum on 5th August 1844.

Wall painting of Mars and Venus.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9249.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. Found on the north wall of the tablinum. Wall painting of Persuasion brings Love (Amor) to Venus for punishment for firing his arrow at the wrong target. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9257.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. Found on the north wall of the tablinum on 5th August 1844.

Wall painting of Persuasion brings Love (Amor) to Venus for punishment for firing his arrow at the wrong target.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9257.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. 1964.  Wall painting of Persuasion brings Love (Amor) to Venus for punishment for firing his arrow at the wrong target. Found on the north wall of the tablinum on 5th August 1844. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9257. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J64f1054

VII.2.23 Pompeii. 1964.

Wall painting of Persuasion brings Love (Amor) to Venus for punishment for firing his arrow at the wrong target.

Found on the north wall of the tablinum on 5th August 1844.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9257.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

J64f1054

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east along south side of atrium. Looking towards corridor with base of two steps to upper floor and cellar entrance.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east along south side of atrium.

Looking towards corridor with base of two steps to upper floor and cellar entrance.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance to cellar.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance to cellar.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Cellar.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Cellar.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Cellar.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2004. Cellar.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east to site of small garden with cubiculum at rear.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east to site of small garden with cubiculum at rear. 

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. 1957. Looking east to rear of house across small garden to small vaulted room at rear.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J57f0354     
According to Wilhelmina “at the rear of this house (excavated 1844-67) was a small garden enclosed by a passageway on the north, west and south”.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.174)

VII.2.23 Pompeii. 1957. Looking east to rear of house across small garden to small vaulted room at rear.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

J57f0354    

According to Wilhelmina “at the rear of this house (excavated 1844-67) was a small garden enclosed by a passageway on the north, west and south”.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.174)

 

VII.2.22 from VII.2.23. December 2006. Looking north from area of triclinium, acrossVII.2.20.

VII.2.22 from VII.2.23. December 2006. Looking north from area of triclinium, across VII.2.20.

 

VII.2.22 from VII.2.23. December 2006. Looking north from area of triclinium across the site of the bakery at VII.2.20.

VII.2.22 from VII.2.23. December 2006.

Looking north from area of triclinium across the site of the bakery at VII.2.20.

 

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west from rear through doorway of triclinium, across atrium, to the doorway to cubiculum on north side of entrance.

VII.2.23 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking west from rear through doorway of triclinium, across atrium, to the doorway to cubiculum on north side of entrance.