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VII.6.17 Pompeii. Forum Baths Water Reservoir. Stairs to lower parts.

Excavated 1817, 1840.

 

Other parts of the baths:   VII.5.2    VII.5.7    VII.5.8    VII.5.10    VII.5.12    VII.5.24    VII.6.18    Forum Baths Plan

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance to VII.6.18 (upstairs)  and VII.6.17 (downstairs). Between VII.6.16 and VII.6.17 are three large water storage reservoirs that feed the Forum Baths. VII.6.17 gives access to the lower part of the reservoirs. VII.6.18 gives access to the upper part of the reservoirs.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance to VII.6.18 (upstairs) and VII.6.17 (downstairs).

Between VII.6.16 and VII.6.17 are three large water storage reservoirs that feed the Forum Baths.

VII.6.17 gave access to the lower part of the reservoirs.

VII.6.18 gave access to the upper part of the reservoirs.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance on Vicolo delle Terme.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance on Vicolo delle Terme.

 

VII.6.17 Water reservoir steps to basement.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii on the left. December 2006. Vicolo delle Terme looking north with VII.5 and Forum baths on the right. Between VII.6.16 and VII.6.17 are three large water storage reservoirs that feed the Forum Baths. These are behind the wall on the left. The tanks were 5m by 15m at the base and 9m high at the top of the curved roof. It is estimated the reservoirs held 430,000 litres of water. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

VII.6.17 Pompeii on the left. December 2006. Vicolo delle Terme looking north with VII.5 and Forum baths on the right.

Between VII.6.16 and VII.6.17 are three large water storage reservoirs that feed the Forum Baths.

These are behind the wall on the left. The tanks were 5m by 15m at the base and 9m high at the top of the curved roof.

It is estimated the reservoirs held 430,000 litres of water.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

 

VII.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Vicolo delle Terme looking south. The reservoirs at VII.6.17 are the tall buildings on the right. The water tower at the Forum Baths is on the left.

VII.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Vicolo delle Terme looking south. The reservoirs at VII.6.17 are the tall buildings on the right.

The water tower at the Forum Baths is on the left.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii, 1968.  Looking south along Vicolo delle Terme. 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.6.17 Pompeii, 1968.  Looking south along Vicolo delle Terme. 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.6.18 Pompeii. September 2015. Plastered walls and ceiling of stairs.

VII.6.18 Pompeii. September 2015. Plastered walls and ceiling of stairs.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. September 2015. Stairs down.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. September 2015. Stairs down.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Plastered walls and ceiling of stairs.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Plastered walls and ceiling of stairs.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009.  Arched plastered wall and ceiling.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Arched plastered wall and ceiling.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Stairs down. According to Liselotte Eschebach these gave access to a large stopcock which turned the flow on and off. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Stairs down.

According to Liselotte Eschebach these gave access to a large stopcock which turned the flow on and off.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Stairs down. According to Liselotte Eschebach there were three turns of stairs. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

VII.6.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Stairs down.

According to Liselotte Eschebach there were three turns of stairs.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p. 41).

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Stairs down.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Stairs down.

 

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Stairs down.

VII.6.17 Pompeii. May 2005. Stairs down.

 

 

Other parts of the baths:   VII.5.2    VII.5.7    VII.5.8    VII.5.10    VII.5.12    VII.5.24    VII.6.18    Forum Baths Plan