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Pompeii. Street altar at IX.2.1.  Excavated 1870.

 

IX.2.1 Pompeii. September 2005.  An arcade of three arches containing a street altar

IX.2.1 Pompeii. September 2005. An arcade of three arches containing a street altar.

 

IX.2.1 An arcade of three arches containing street altar. September 2005. Looking east from Via Stabiana.

IX.2.1 Pompeii. An arcade of three arches containing street altar. September 2005.

Looking east from Via Stabiana.

 

IX.2.1 An arcade of three arches containing street altar. September 2005. Looking east.

IX.2.1 Pompeii. An arcade of three arches containing street altar. September 2005.

Looking east.

 

IX.2.1 An arcade of three arches containing street altar. December 2005. Looking west towards Via Stabiana.

IX.2.1 Pompeii. An arcade of three arches containing street altar. December 2005.

Looking west towards Via Stabiana.

 

IX.2.1 An arcade of three arches containing street altar. December 2005. South wall.  According to Eschebach, there was a shrine for the Lares Compitales on this wall, with an altar to the right, no longer there.
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.404)  Fiorelli also described it as a Compitum, similar to the one in the same street at VIII.4.24.  See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.141)

IX.2.1 Pompeii. An arcade of three arches containing street altar. December 2005. South wall.

According to Eschebach, there was a shrine for the Lares Compitales on this wall, with an altar to the right, no longer there.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.404)

Fiorelli also described it as a Compitum, similar to the one in the same street at VIII.4.24.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.141)