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VII.3.11 Pompeii. Casa di Ercole Fanciullo.

Entrance to dwelling house, with steps to upper floor.

Linked to VII.3.12, VII.3.13, VII.3.14, VII.3.15 and VII.3.17.

Excavated 1837, 1843, 1849 and 1867. (Strada della Fortuna 26).

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VII.3.12 and VII.3.11 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east along Via della Fortuna.

VII.3.12 and VII.3.11 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east along Via della Fortuna.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii.September 2005. Looking south at entrance with steps to upper floor. According to Helbig, on the outside wall between Strada della Fortuna 26 and 25, (VII.3.11 and VII.3.10),  on the right, there was a faint trace of a painted Lar with a situla (a bronze vessel).
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (no: 93) 
According to Frohlich, the painting of a Lar with situla was found on the façade, exact position unknown. Now destroyed.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 325, F47)

VII.3.11 Pompeii.September 2005. Looking south at entrance with steps to upper floor.

According to Helbig, on the outside wall between Strada della Fortuna 26 and 25, (VII.3.11 and VII.3.10),

on the right, there was a faint trace of a painted Lar with a situla (a bronze vessel).

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (no: 93)

According to Frohlich, the painting of a Lar with situla was found on the façade, exact position unknown. Now destroyed.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 325, F47)

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance threshold or sill.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance threshold or sill.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. December 2004. House entrance room,with steps to upper floor.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. December 2004. House entrance room, with steps to upper floor.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. May 2006. Niche in west wall.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. May 2006. Niche in west wall.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Arched niche in west wall of house entrance room.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Arched niche in west wall of house entrance room.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor, looking south to atrium.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor, looking south to atrium.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Atrium floor, site of Impluvium.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Atrium floor, site of impluvium.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of atrium.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of atrium.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Puteal near east wall of atrium.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Puteal near east wall of atrium.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of atrium with steps to upper floor.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of atrium with steps to upper floor.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway in south east corner to VII.3.13

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway in south-east corner to VII.3.13.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Tablinum on south side of atrium.

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Tablinum on south side of atrium.

 

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to garden and peristyle.
According to Boyce, against the back wall of the garden stood an aedicula lararium. He also said that from the objects found in the dwelling, Fiorelli concluded that it was owned by an Egyptian.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.64, no: 264B)
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 86)
According to Giacobello, the aedicula in the garden is no longer conserved. See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p. 280)
According to Jashemski, against the rear wall was an aedicula shrine.
The shrine contained statuettes of Lar, Minerva and Harpocrates, as well as a small terracotta altar. A lamp hung above. On the ground in front of the aedicula was a masonry altar. The walls on each side of the shrine were painted with trees seen growing behind a wooden fence.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p. 177)

VII.3.11 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to garden and peristyle.

According to Boyce, against the back wall of the garden stood an aedicula lararium.

He also said that from the objects found in the dwelling, Fiorelli concluded that it was owned by an Egyptian.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.64, no: 264B)

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 86)

According to Giacobello, the aedicula in the garden is no longer conserved.

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p. 280)

According to Jashemski, against the rear wall was an aedicula shrine.

The shrine contained statuettes of Lar, Minerva and Harpocrates, as well as a small terracotta altar.

A lamp hung above. On the ground in front of the aedicula was a masonry altar.

The walls on each side of the shrine were painted with trees seen growing behind a wooden fence.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p. 177)

 

 

 

 

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