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Pompeii Street View. Vicolo degli Scheletri. West to East.

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Vicolo della Maschera between VII.14 and VII.13. March 2009. Looking south from junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

Vicolo della Maschera between VII.14 and VII.13. March 2009.

Looking south from junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

 

Vicolo della Maschera between VII.10 and VII.11. December 2005.Looking north from junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

Vicolo della Maschera between VII.10 and VII.11. December 2005.

Looking north from junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.11 and VII.14. December 2005. Looking east from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.11 and VII.14. December 2005.

Looking east from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, information card on display in VII.1.47. May 2017. Photo courtesy ofBuzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, information card on display in VII.1.47. May 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, information card on display in the triclinium of VII.1.47. May 2017. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, information card on display in the triclinium of VII.1.47. May 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. Three of the four plaster-casts of a family group found in the Vicolo degli Scheletri in February 1863. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017.

Three of the four plaster-casts of a family group found in the Vicolo degli Scheletri in February 1863.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. Plaster cast of a strong and tall man. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. Plaster cast of a strong and tall man.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri,  May 2017. Detail of plaster cast of a strong and tall man.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri,  May 2017. Detail of plaster cast of a strong and tall man.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. At the rear is the plaster-cast of a woman. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. At the rear is the plaster-cast of a woman

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. Plaster cast of a young female adult. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, May 2017. Plaster cast of a young female adult.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii, September 2015. Exhibits from the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre. Victim numbered 1, found in the area of Reg VII, between Insulae 10,11,13 and 14, can be seen on the lower left.

Pompeii, September 2015. Exhibits from the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre.

Victim numbered 1, found in the area of Reg. VII, between Insulae 10,11,13 and 14, can be seen on the lower left.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri. September 2015. Plaster cast of victim numbered 1, on display as an exhibit in the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre. He was found 3rd February 1863, with no precise location, just intersection of two of the alleyways/small roadways in Reg. VII separating insulae10, 11, 13 and 14, at a height of five metres above the ancient street level.

Vicolo degli Scheletri. September 2015.

Plaster cast of victim numbered 1, on display as an exhibit in the Summer 2015 exhibition in the amphitheatre.

He was found 3rd February 1863, with no precise location, just intersection of two of the alleyways/small roadways in Reg. VII separating insulae10, 11, 13 and 14, at a height of five metres above the ancient street level.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri. February 1863. The first plaster cast, one of four made in the vicolo. Old postcard of 1860’s by Giogio Sommer. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer. The vicolo owes its name to the discovery in February 1863, of the 4 skeletons. They were found at a height of 5 metres above the soil. These were cast in plaster for the first time, only done previously on wooden furniture. One was possibly the father of the group (carrying their savings, some gold jewellery and the house keys. He was followed by 2 girls (possibly his daughters) the younger of the 2 had her hair in a plait. The fourth, possibly their mother, wore a few jewels and carried a few other precious objects. An amber statuette. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25813. A silver medallion, possibly an emblema from a goblet or plate. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25489. A silver mirror. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25716. See Guzzo, P., 2003. Tales from an eruption. Milano, Electa. (pp. 103-105).

Vicolo degli Scheletri. February 1863. The first plaster cast, one of four made in the vicolo.

Old photograph of 1860s by Giorgio Sommer. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

The vicolo owes its name to the discovery in February 1863, of the 4 skeletons.

They were found at a height of 5 metres above the soil.

These were cast in plaster for the first time, only done previously on wooden furniture.

One was possibly the father of the group (carrying their savings, some gold jewellery and the house keys.

He was followed by 2 girls (possibly his daughters) the younger of the 2 had her hair in a plait.

The fourth, possibly their mother, wore a few jewels and carried a few other precious objects.

An amber statuette. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25813.

A silver medallion, possibly an emblema from a goblet or plate. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25489.

A silver mirror. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 25716.

See Guzzo, P., 2003. Tales from an eruption. Milano, Electa. (pp. 103-105).

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri. Undated photograph by Amodio, numbered 2992 from an album dated c.1873.  Plaster cast of two human fugitives, numbers 2 and 3, found between Reg VII.11 and VII.14, on 3rd-5th February 1863. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Vicolo degli Scheletri. Undated photograph by Amodio, numbered 2992 from an album dated c.1873. 

Plaster cast of two human fugitives, numbers 2 and 3, found between Reg. VII.11 and VII.14, on 3rd-5th February 1863.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri. Late 19th Century. Plaster cast of two human fugitives, numbers 2 and 3, found between Reg VII.11 and VII.14, on 3rd-5th February 1863. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Vicolo degli Scheletri. Late 19th Century.

Plaster cast of two human fugitives, numbers 2 and 3, found between Reg. VII.11 and VII.14, on 3rd-5th February 1863.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, north side, May 2010.  Looking east between VII.11 and VII.14 from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, north side, May 2010.  

Looking east between VII.11 and VII.14 from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri, south side, May 2010.  Looking east between VII.11 and VII.14 from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

Vicolo degli Scheletri, south side, May 2010.  

Looking east between VII.11 and VII.14 from junction with Vicolo della Maschera.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.11 and VII.14. December 2005. Looking east from VII.14.17 towards junction with Vicolo del Lupanare.

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.11 and VII.14. December 2005.

Looking east from VII.14.17 towards junction with Vicolo del Lupanare.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri. September 2005. Looking west from Vicolo del Lupanare.

Vicolo degli Scheletri. September 2005. Looking west from Vicolo del Lupanare.

 

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.14 and VII.11. September 2005. Looking west.

Vicolo degli Scheletri between VII.14 and VII.11. September 2005. Looking west.

 

Vicolo del Lupanare between VII.14 and VII.1. September 2005. Looking north to the junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

Vicolo del Lupanare between VII.14 and VII.1. September 2005.

Looking north to the junction with Vicolo degli Scheletri.

 

 

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