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IX.7.20 Pompeii. Casa degli Archi or House of the Arches

or House of Caprasius Felix and Fortunata or Casa della Fortuna.

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IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south along east portico.
The doorway that can be seen in the left wall, leads into small room (L), a cubiculum. 
Previously this small room, room (L), would have led into a room belonging to IX.7.25.

IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south along east portico.

The doorway that can be seen in the left wall, leads into small room (L), a cubiculum.

Previously this small room, room (L), would have led into a room belonging to IX.7.25.

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii from IX.7.25. May 2005. 
Looking west into peristyle from small room (L) on east side of peristyle.
According to Schefold, found in this room were three wall paintings.
They were Dionysus finding Ariadne, Poseidon and Amymone, and Ariadne giving Theseus a ball of thread. 
See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (He described it as “room l”) p.173 and Taf. I77, nos I. 2. 4 
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.434)
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.506-7, cubiculum room L)
See Mau, A: BdI 1883, (p.71-75)

IX.7.20 Pompeii from IX.7.25. May 2005.

Looking west into peristyle from small room (L) on east side of peristyle.

According to Schefold, found in this room were three wall paintings.

They were Dionysus finding Ariadne, Poseidon and Amymone, and Ariadne giving Theseus a ball of thread.

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (He described it as “room l”) p.173 and Taf. I77, nos I. 2. 4

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.434)

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.506-7, cubiculum room L)

See Mau, A: BdI 1883, (p.71-75)

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii.  Wall painting by Discanno from room (L).
The meeting of Dionysus and Ariadne, with the departing boat of Theseus between them.
DAIR 83.312. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343210

IX.7.20 Pompeii.  Wall painting by Discanno from room (L).

The meeting of Dionysus and Ariadne, with the departing boat of Theseus between them.

DAIR 83.312. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343210

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii.  Wall painting by Discanno from north wall of room (L), showing Poseidon and Amymone,
DAIR 83.313. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343211

IX.7.20 Pompeii. Wall painting by Discanno from north wall of room (L), showing Poseidon and Amymone,

DAIR 83.313. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343211

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii.  Wall painting by Discanno from east wall of room (L).
Ariadne giving the ball of thread to Theseus to help his find his way out from the labyrinth.
DAIR 83.314.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343212

IX.7.20 Pompeii.  Wall painting by Discanno from east wall of room (L).

Ariadne giving the ball of thread to Theseus to help his find his way out from the labyrinth.

DAIR 83.314.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343212

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. 
Doorway to large triclinium (room i) on south side of peristyle.
According to Peters, this was a late Third Style decorated triclinium, that Schefold had dated to “under Vespasian”.
See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherlands, Van Gorcum. (p.108)
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.504-506)

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to large triclinium (room i) on south side of peristyle.

According to Peters, this was a late Third Style decorated triclinium, that Schefold had dated to “under Vespasian”.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherlands, Van Gorcum. (p.108)

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.504-506)

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. North-east corner of large triclinium, room (i), with doorway to south portico.

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. North-east corner of large triclinium, room (i), with doorway to south portico.

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. 1968. Room (i), zoccolo to east of doorway in north-east corner of large triclinium. The lower plinth was red, and the zoccolo was black with painted plants. 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. J68f1530

IX.7.20 Pompeii. 1968. Room (i), zoccolo to east of doorway in north-east corner of large triclinium.

The lower plinth was red, and the zoccolo was black with painted plants.

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.

J68f1530

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. East wall of large triclinium, room (i).

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. East wall of large triclinium, room (i).

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Room (i), east wall.

IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Room (i), east wall.

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. 
Room (i), east wall of large triclinium, wall painting of Ares and Aphrodite or Mars and Venus, surrounded by cupids. 
See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T.178, 1).

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room (i), east wall of large triclinium, wall painting of Ares and Aphrodite or Mars and Venus, surrounded by cupids.

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T.178, 1).

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. Wall painting by Discanno from east wall of room (i).
Painting showing Ares and Aphrodite or Mars and Venus, surrounded by cupids.
DAIR 83.309. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343207

IX.7.20 Pompeii. Wall painting by Discanno from east wall of room (i).

Painting showing Ares and Aphrodite or Mars and Venus, surrounded by cupids.

DAIR 83.309. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343207

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Room (i), south wall.

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Room (i), south wall.

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Room (i), south wall of large triclinium.

IX.7.20 Pompeii. May 2005. Room (i), south wall of large triclinium.

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii, 1968. Room (i), black zoccolo with painted plant on south wall in south-west corner. 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. J68f1526

IX.7.20 Pompeii, 1968. Room (i), black zoccolo with painted plant on south wall in south-west corner.

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.

J68f1526

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007. 
Room (i), south wall of triclinium with remains of wall painting of Dionysus discovering Ariadne. 
See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 178,2).

IX.7.20 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room (i), south wall of triclinium with remains of wall painting of Dionysus discovering Ariadne.

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 178,2).

 

IX.7.20 Pompeii. Wall painting by Discanno from south wall of room (i).
Painting showing Dionysus discovering Ariadne.
DAIR 83.310. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343208

IX.7.20 Pompeii. Wall painting by Discanno from south wall of room (i).

Painting showing Dionysus discovering Ariadne.

DAIR 83.310. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343208

 

 

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