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VII.8 Pompeii. Foro Civile, Lato Ovest.

Forum West Side. Excavated 1813.

 

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Foro/Forum:  Nord/North    Est/East    Sud/South    Tempio di Iuppiter/Temple of Jupiter

 

Pianta del Foro / Forum Plan

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Looking towards the north end, and north-west corner. One of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Looking towards the north end, and north-west corner.

One of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Looking towards the south end from the rear of one of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj. These statues are  located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016.

Looking towards the south end of the Forum from the rear of one of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj.

These statues are located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 4th April 1980, pre earthquake. Looking towards north end. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking towards north end. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 4th April 1980, pre earthquake. Looking towards north-west corner. Note that the storerooms/deposits/ display area at VII.7.29 is without a roof. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking towards north-west corner.

Note that the storerooms/deposits/ display area at VII.7.29 is without a roof. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

 

VII.8. Pompeii. November 1966. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8. Pompeii. November 1966. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8. Pompeii. November 1966. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8. Pompeii. November 1966. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8, Pompeii. June 1962. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8, Pompeii. June 1962. Looking north-west across the Forum. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1958 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1958 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. 

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1956 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1956 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. 

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1944 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1944 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. 

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1943 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1943 photograph. Looking north along the west side towards the Temple of Jupiter. 

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. c.1909. Looking north along the west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. c.1909. Looking north along the west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 1938. Looking south along the west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 1938. Looking south along the west side.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. c.1909. Looking south along the west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. c.1909. Looking south along the west side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1966. Looking south along west side. 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1966. Looking south along west side. 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 19th century stereo view of west side, looking south past the Arch of Augustus. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 19th century stereo view of west side, looking south past the Arch of Augustus. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking south along west side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking south along west side.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking south along west side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking south along west side.

 

VII.8.Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Statue bases along the west side of the Forum, looking south.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Statue bases along the west side of the Forum, looking south.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Statue bases on the west side of the Forum in the north-west corner.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Statue bases on the west side of the Forum in the north-west corner.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for C. Cuspio Pansae in north-west corner.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for C. Cuspio Pansae in north-west corner.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for C. Cuspio Pansae.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for C. Cuspio Pansae.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for statue. This has the Latin inscription.
C . CVSPIO .  C .  F .  F.  PANSAE
PONTIFICI .  II  . VIR . I . D
EX .  D . D . PEC . PVB
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.102)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads
C(aio) Cuspio C(ai) f(ilio) {F} Pansae
pontifici IIvir(o) i(ure) d(icundo) 
ex d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) pec(unia) pub(lica)       [CIL X, 791 (p 967) = D 06360a]
According to Cooley, this translates as
To Gaius Cuspius Pansa, son of Gaius, son, priest, duumvir with judicial power. 
By decree of the town councillors, at public expense.
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. F95, p. 131.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Pedestal base for statue. This has the Latin inscription –

 

C . CVSPIO .  C .  F .  F.  PANSAE

PONTIFICI .  II  . VIR . I . D

EX .  D . D . PEC . PVB

 

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.102).

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads

 

C(aio) Cuspio C(ai) f(ilio) {F} Pansae

pontifici IIvir(o) i(ure) d(icundo)

ex d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) pec(unia) pub(lica)       [CIL X, 791 (p 967) = D 06360a]

 

According to Cooley, this translates as

 

To Gaius Cuspius Pansa, son of Gaius, son, priest, duumvir with judicial power.

By decree of the town councillors, at public expense.

 

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. F95, p. 131.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Pedestal base for statue, 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Pedestal base for statue, 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Pedestal base for statue, looking north to south side. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski. Pompeii, 1968.  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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Pedestal base for statue, looking north to south side of pedestal base. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Pompeii, 1968.  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.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Another pedestal base for statue. This has the Latin inscription -
C . CVSPIO . C. F. F . PANSAE
II . VIR . I . D. QVART . QVINQ
EX . D . D . PEC . PVB 
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.102)
According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this was found in May 1816, it was a brick pedestal clad in marble, near to a travertine column.
It read –
C(aio) Cuspio C(ai) f(ilio) Pansae
Iivir(o) i(ure) d(icundo) quart(um) quinq(uennial)
ex d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) pec(unia) pub(lica)      [CIL X 790]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.114)   PAH III, 7.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Another pedestal base for statue. This has the Latin inscription –

 

C . CVSPIO . C. F. F . PANSAE

II . VIR . I . D. QVART . QVINQ

EX . D . D . PEC . PVB

 

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.102)

 

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this was found in May 1816, it was a brick pedestal clad in marble, near to a travertine column.

It read –

 

C(aio) Cuspio C(ai) f(ilio) Pansae

Iivir(o) i(ure) d(icundo) quart(um) quinq(uennial)

ex d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) pec(unia) pub(lica)      [CIL X 790]

 

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.

 (p.114)   PAH III, 7.

 

According to Cooley this translates as

 

To Gaius Cuspius Pansa, son of Gaius, duumvir with judicial power four times, quinquennial.

By decree of the town councillors, at public expense.

 

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. F94, p. 131.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Looking north at south side. 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.8 Pompeii Forum. 1968. Looking north at south side. 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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Foro/Forum:  Nord/North    Est/East    Sud/South    Tempio di Iuppiter/Temple of Jupiter

 

Pianta del Foro / Forum Plan