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VII.15.2 Pompeii. Casa del Marinaio or Casa di Niobe or Casa del Gallo. 

Linked to VII.15.1 and VII.15.16. Excavated c.1859 and 1871.

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VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance.
On the west side (left) of the entrance a painted graffito was found: 
(C. Lollius?) Fuscus cupidus fecit   [CIL IV 3582]  On one of the side walls of this vestibule, two other painted graffiti were found: Fuscus cupidus fecit  [CIL IV 3583] and [Fuscus] cupidus rog(at)  [CIL IV 3585] See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.199)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –

Kapella(m) IIvir(um)
IIvir(um) Cupidus
Fuscus fecit       [CIL IV 3582]

Paquium d(uum)vi(rum)
Fuscus Cupidus
fecit       [CIL IV 3583]

P(ublium) P(aquium) P(roculum) et C[3]
Cupidus
rog(at)       [CIL IV 3585]

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance.

On the west side (left) of the entrance a painted graffito was found:

(C. Lollius?) Fuscus cupidus fecit   [CIL IV 3582]

On one of the side walls of this vestibule, two other painted graffiti were found:

Fuscus cupidus fecit  [CIL IV 3583] and [Fuscus] cupidus rog(at)  [CIL IV 3585].

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.199)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –

 

Kapella(m) IIvir(um)

IIvir(um) Cupidus

Fuscus fecit       [CIL IV 3582]

 

Paquium d(uum)vi(rum)

Fuscus Cupidus

fecit       [CIL IV 3583]

 

P(ublium) P(aquium) P(roculum) et C[3]

Cupidus

rog(at)       [CIL IV 3585]

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall on east side of entrance.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall on east side of entrance.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Fauces, or entrance corridor, looking south from atrium.  This entrance corridor had a mosaic depicting a colonnaded sea front revealing the prows of ships through the six arches.  
A dolphin and an anchor were also in the surround.  This is how the house got its name.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007.

Fauces, or entrance corridor, looking south from atrium. 

This entrance corridor had a mosaic depicting a colonnaded sea front revealing the prows of ships through the six arches. 

A dolphin and an anchor were also in the surround.  This is how the house got its name.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Portion of mosaic in Fauces.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Portion of mosaic in fauces or entrance corridor. 

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across atrium.        

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across atrium.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Looking across Atrium to Tablinum.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking across atrium to tablinum.

 

 VII.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Impluvium and marble cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Impluvium and marble cistern head in atrium.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Impluvium and cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium and cistern head.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Impluvium and cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium and cistern head.

 

II.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Atrium floor mosaic and impluvium surround.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Atrium floor mosaic and impluvium surround.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Doorways on west side of Atrium looking north.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways on west side of atrium looking north.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  First Connecting door to Atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of Atrium of VII.15.2.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. 

First connecting doorway to atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of atrium of VII.15.2.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Second connecting door to Atrium of VII.15.1 on West side of Atrium of VII.15.2

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. 

Second connecting doorway to atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of atrium of VII.15.2.

 

 

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