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VII.2.51 Pompeii. House of Suettii, Potitus and Elainus.

Excavated 1862, 1865 and 1867.

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VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance with square tufa capitals. 
Two electoral programmes were found on the wall bordering the entrance. Della Corte said in 1964, these were still partly readable.	
Suettium  aed.  ovf.  Potitus  cliens  r(ogat)     [CIL IV 593]

Suettios  Certum  II vir  i. d. (et)  Verum  aed.  (et)  Celsum,  (huius)
        collegam,  quorum  innocentiam  probastis, rog(ate).
                       Elainus  dissign(ator)  rog(at)      [CIL IV 597]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.181)
According to Fiorelli, it was written as
SVETTIOS . CERTVM . II . VIR . I . D
VERVM . AED . CELSVM . COLLEGAM . ROG 
QVORVM . INNOCENTIAM
              PROBASTIS
 ELAINVS . DISSIGN . ROG         [CIL IV 597]
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 85)

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance with square tufa capitals.

Two electoral programmes were found on the wall bordering the entrance.

Della Corte said in 1964, these were still partly readable.      

 

Suettium aed. ovf. Potitus cliens r(ogat)     [CIL IV 593]

 

Suettios Certum II vir i. d. (et) Verum aed. (et) Celsum, (huius)

        collegam, quorum  innocentiam probastis, rog(ate).

                       Elainus dissign(ator) rog(at)      [CIL IV 597]

 

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.181)

 

According to Fiorelli, it was written as

 

SVETTIOS . CERTVM . II . VIR . I . D

VERVM . AED . CELSVM . COLLEGAM . ROG

QVORVM . INNOCENTIAM

              PROBASTIS

 ELAINVS . DISSIGN . ROG         [CIL IV 597]

 

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 85)

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking west.   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.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking west.  

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.

J64f1069

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1966. Waste down-pipe in exterior wall between VII.2.51 and 52.
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. J66f0477

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1966. Waste down-pipe in exterior wall between VII.2.51 and 52.

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.

J66f0477

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking east. 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.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking east.

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.

J64f1070

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking north-east towards the 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.
J64f1068

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1964. Entrance doorway, looking north-east towards the 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.

J64f1068

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1959. Entrance doorway,looking north-east towards the 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.
J59f0404

VII.2.51 Pompeii. 1959. Entrance doorway, looking north-east towards the 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.

J59f0404

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. East wall of entrance corridor.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. East wall of entrance corridor.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north into atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north into atrium.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. Travertine cube shaped puteal with deep rope mark from the atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.

Travertine cube shaped puteal with deep rope mark from the atrium.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii.  House of Suettii, Potitus and Elainus.  December 2004.  Looking south along entrance corridor.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking south along entrance corridor.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted plaster on east wall of entrance corridor.
According to Leach, this painted plaster is the only surviving trace of decoration.
These were a number of red and yellow 1st style blocks in the entranceway.
See Leach, E.W: The Social Life of Painting in Ancient Rome and on the Bay of Naples.
According to PPM, these were red, yellow and green.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted plaster on east wall of entrance corridor.

According to Leach, this painted plaster is the only surviving trace of decoration.

These were a number of red and yellow 1st style blocks in the entranceway.

See Leach, E.W: The Social Life of Painting in Ancient Rome and on the Bay of Naples.

According to PPM, these were red, yellow and green.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking south across atrium to front entrance

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking south across atrium to front entrance.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. South-west corner of the atrium with remains of a hearth.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. South-west corner of the atrium with remains of a hearth.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Room in south-west corner of atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004.

Room in south-west corner of atrium with painted plaster.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. Room in south-west corner of atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.

Room in south-west corner of atrium with painted plaster.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. Room in south-west corner of atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.

Room in south-west corner of atrium with painted plaster.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. West side of the atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. West side of the atrium.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. North-west corner of atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2004. North-west corner of atrium.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north across atrium to corridor, tablinum and triclinium doorways.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.

Looking north across atrium to corridor, tablinum and triclinium doorways.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.  Atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005.  Atrium.

 

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. East side of the atrium.

VII.2.51 Pompeii. December 2005. East side of the atrium.

 

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