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VII.2.25 Pompeii. Casa delle Quadrighe or Casa della Caccia Nuova.

Linked to VII.2.24 and VII.2.26. Excavated 1844.

Part 2                                                 Part 1

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, south-east corner. On the south wall (to the right) is a painting of a plant with a bird and a Delphic tripod. To its right is a painted herm with the head of a Gorgon. In the upper zone is another plant painting.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, south-east corner.

On the south wall (to the right) is a painting of a plant with a bird and a Delphic tripod.

To its right is a painted herm with the head of a Gorgon.

In the upper zone is another plant painting.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, east end of south wall. Painting of plant with bird and a Delphic tripod.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, east end of south wall.

Painting of plant with bird and a Delphic tripod.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Plant painting from east end of south wall. 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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Plant painting from east end of south wall.

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.

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VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, upper zone of east end of south wall. 
Painting of plant and bird.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, upper zone of east end of south wall.

Painting of plant and bird.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, east wall.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium. East wall with niche at north end. According to Boyce, the inside walls of the niche were painted green and blue and the ceiling was a shell of stucco. The wall around the niche was painted with a garden decoration of plants, flowers and birds. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.63, no. 254) Breton said that there were five bronze Penates discovered here, but these were not mentioned elsewhere. See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. Breton, (p. 412) See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.80)

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium. East wall with niche at north end.

According to Boyce, the inside walls of the niche were painted green and blue and the ceiling was a shell of stucco.

The wall around the niche was painted with a garden decoration of plants, flowers and birds.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.63, no. 254)

Breton said that there were five bronze Penates discovered here, but these were not mentioned elsewhere.

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. Breton, (p. 412)

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.80)

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, south end of east wall. Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, south end of east wall.

Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Viridarium, south end of east wall. Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater.  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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Viridarium, south end of east wall.

Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater.  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.

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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1961. Viridarium, south end of east wall. Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater. 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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1961. Viridarium, south end of east wall.

Painting of plants and birds, with a painted urn or crater.

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.

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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1961. Viridarium, north end of east wall. 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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1961. Viridarium, north end of east wall.

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.

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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Painted decoration below niche at north end of east wall. 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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. Painted decoration below niche at north end of east wall.

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.

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VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, east end. North wall with window, east wall with niche and east end of south wall.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium, east end.

North wall with window, east wall with niche and east end of south wall.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium. North wall with window and painting of pomegranate plant and birds.

VII.2.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Viridarium.

North wall with window and painting of pomegranate plant and birds.

 

VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. North wall on west side of window.  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.
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VII.2.25 Pompeii. 1964. North wall on west side of window in viridarium. 

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.

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