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HGW04 Pompeii. Herculaneum Gate West Side. Schola Tomb of Mamia (or Mammia).

Excavated 1763. (Eschebach West 4, Kockel Süd 4).

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HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking west towards the schola tomb of Mamia.  
According to PAH, 6 January 1785, the seat with the inscription to the priestess Mammia, which was taken 2nd August 1763 and sent to the Royal Museum at Portici was put back in its original site. 
1785 6 Gennaio - Si rimette nel suo antico sito il sedile di piperno coll’iscrizione della Sacerdotessa Mammia, che ne fu tolto a' 2 agosto 1763, e mandato al R. Museo di Portici.
See Fiorelli, Pompeianarum antiquitatum historia, Vol. 1 1748 to 1818, (p. 167)

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking west towards the schola tomb of Mamia.  

According to PAH, 6 January 1785, the seat with the inscription to the priestess Mammia, which was taken 2nd August 1763 and sent to the Royal Museum at Portici was put back in its original site.

1785 6 Gennaio - Si rimette nel suo antico sito il sedile di piperno coll’iscrizione della Sacerdotessa Mammia, che ne fu tolto a' 2 agosto 1763, e mandato al R. Museo di Portici.

See Fiorelli, Pompeianarum antiquitatum historia, Vol. 1 1748 to 1818, (p. 167)

 

HGW04 Pompeii. 1961. Looking west towards the schola tomb of Mamia.  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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HGW04 Pompeii. 1961. Looking west towards the schola tomb of Mamia. 

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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HGW04 Pompeii. May 2015. Division between HGW03 left and HGW04 right.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2015. Division between HGW03 left and HGW04 right.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Division between HGW03 left and HGW04 right.

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Division between HGW03 left and HGW04 right.

 

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. South end of schola tomb of Mamia.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. South end of schola tomb of Mamia.

 

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking towards the schola tomb of Mamia, in the foreground.

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking towards the schola tomb of Mamia, in the foreground.

 

HGW04 Pompeii. 1961. Looking towards the schola tomb of Mamia, in the foreground.   
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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HGW04 Pompeii. 1961. Looking towards the schola tomb of Mamia, in the foreground.  

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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HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. On the seat is the Latin inscription:
MAMIAE P F SACERDOTI PVBLICAE LOCVS SEPVLT DATVS DECVRIONVM DECRETO.

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

Mamiae(!) P(ubli) f(iliae) sacerdoti publicae locus sepultur(ae) datus decurionum decreto      [CIL X 998]

According to Cooley this translates as

To Mamia, daughter of Publius, public priestess, a place for burial was given by decree of the town councillors.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p. 97, E40).

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. On the seat is the Latin inscription:

MAMIAE P F SACERDOTI PVBLICAE LOCVS SEPVLTVR DATVS DECVRIONVM DECRETO.

 

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

 

Mamiae(!) P(ubli) f(iliae) sacerdoti publicae locus sepultur(ae) datus decurionum decreto      [CIL X 998]

 

According to Cooley this translates as

 

To Mamia, daughter of Publius, public priestess, a place for burial was given by decree of the town councillors.

 

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p. 97, E40).

 

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Schola tomb of Mamia, with HGW4a in background.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Schola tomb of Mamia, with HGW4a in background. 

 

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. North end of schola tomb of Mamia.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. North end of schola tomb of Mamia. 

 

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Inscription on rear of schola tomb of Mamia.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Inscription on rear of schola tomb of Mamia. 

 

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north-west across schola tomb of Mamia.

HGW04 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north-west across schola tomb of Mamia. 

 

HGW04 Pompeii. Old postcard by Pasquale. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

HGW04 Pompeii. Old postcard by Pasquale. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

HGW02-4 Pompeii, with HGW04, on right. Looking north-west.  Photo by permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 031. Source ID. 44357.

HGW02-4 Pompeii, with HGW04, on right. Looking north-west.

Photo by permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 031. Source ID. 44357.

 See photo on University of Oxford HEIR database

 

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006. Rear of HGW04 looking south-east across enclosure separating HGW04 and HGW03, with HGW04a on right.

HGW04 Pompeii. May 2006.

Rear of HGW04 looking south-east across enclosure separating HGW04 and HGW03, with HGW04a on right.

 

HGW04 Pompeii.  Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask. Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9808. See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 44).

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask.

Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9808.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 44).

 

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask. Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9854. See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 44).

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask.

Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9854.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p. 44).

 

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask. Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9853. See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 44). According to Allroggen-Bedel, all of the above three paintings were found in the same room in VI.17.9-10.
See Allroggen-Bedel A, Die malereien aus dem Haus Insula Occidentalis 10, In Cronache Pompeiane, II, 1976 (p. 147-8).

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia, wall painting of mask.

Found 2nd July 1763 on the north wall of the enclosure separating HGW04 from HGW04a. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9853.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p. 44).

 

According to Allroggen-Bedel, all of the above three paintings were found in the same room in VI.17.9-10.

See Allroggen-Bedel A, Die malereien aus dem Haus Insula Occidentalis 10, In Cronache Pompeiane, II, 1976 (p. 147-8).

 

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia. Found 2nd July 1763, wall painting of tiger or panther. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8650.

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia. Found 2nd July 1763, wall painting of tiger or panther.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8650.

 

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia. Found 2nd July 1763, wall painting of tiger or panther. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8649.

HGW04 Pompeii. Schola Tomb of Mamia. Found 2nd July 1763, wall painting of tiger or panther.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8649.

 

 

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