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I.4.25 Pompeii. Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.

Linked to 1.4.5 and I.4.28. Excavated 1853-1861, 1868, 1872 and 1929.

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I.4.5 and I.4.25 combined room plan  (Opens in separate window)

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 22.  Arched entrance to the Oecus of the Judgement of Paris.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 22, arched entrance to the oecus of the Judgement of Paris.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  Room 22.  View from Oecus of the Judgement of Paris through arch into middle peristyle.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006.

Room 22, view from oecus of the Judgement of Paris through arch into middle peristyle.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  View from middle peristyle through arch into room 22.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006.

View from middle peristyle through arch into room 22.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  Room 22.  View across Oecus of the Judgement of Paris. There are doors to two cubiculum and a storeroom or apotheca at rear. Doors to a corridor and to a Triclinium are to the right.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 22, view across oecus of the Judgement of Paris.

There are doors to two cubiculum and a storeroom or apotheca at rear.

Doors to a corridor and to a triclinium are to the right.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004.  Room 22, reproduction of painting of the Judgement of Paris on north wall of oecus. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 120033. Paris is listening to Mercury in the presence of the three goddesses.  Minerva and Venus are standing with Juno in the middle sitting on her throne.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004.

Room 22, reproduction of painting of the Judgement of Paris on north wall of oecus.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 120033.

Paris is listening to Mercury in the presence of the three goddesses.

Minerva and Venus are standing with Juno in the middle sitting on her throne.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. Stereoview by Sommer, entitled Judgement of Paris. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.4.25 Pompeii. Stereoview by Sommer, entitled Judgement of Paris.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2004.  Room 22.  Oecus of the Judgement of Paris.  Rooms 23, 24 and 25 on the east side.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004. Room 22, oecus of the Judgement of Paris.

Doorways to rooms 23, 24 and 25 on the east side.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 23.  Cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 23, cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 24.  Cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 24, cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 24.  Cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  Room 24.  East wall of cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, east wall of cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, east wall of cubiculum. 
Remains of a wall painting of Apollo with a plectrum in his right hand above his head. The lyre is in his other hand. A base nearby has a tripod on it. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (183, p.51).

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, east wall of cubiculum.

Remains of a wall painting of Apollo with a plectrum in his right hand above his head.

The lyre is in his other hand. A base nearby has a tripod on it.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (183, p.51).

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  Room 24.  South wall of cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, south wall of cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, south wall of cubiculum. 
Remains of a wall painting of a musical contest. On the left sits an old crowned king with a plectrum in his hand and a lyre on his knee. In front of him stands is a young girl dressed in yellow and playing a seven string lyre. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1378b, p.309).

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, south wall of cubiculum.

Remains of a wall painting of a musical contest.

On the left sits an old crowned king with a plectrum in his hand and a lyre on his knee.

In front of him stands is a young girl dressed in yellow and playing a seven-string lyre.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1378b, p.309).

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  Room 24.  Cubiculum.  South wall.  Old undated photograph of a wall painting of a musical contest.  Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.  See preceding photograph taken in 2006.

I.4.25 Pompeii. Room 24, south wall of cubiculum.

Old undated photograph of a wall painting of a musical contest.

Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

See preceding photograph taken in 2006.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2006.  Room 24.  North wall of cubiculum at rear of Oecus.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 24, north wall of cubiculum at rear of oecus.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 24.  Cubiculum.  North wall.  Remains of a wall painting.  An old king wearing a Phrygian cap, long sleeved tunic, with a sceptre in his hand, sits listening to a male youth who is in front of him.  The youth is dressed in a white Chiton, with yellow sleeves and undergarments and a red cloak.  See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1388, p.316). Schefold identifies this as Midas learning of the defeat of Marsyas.  See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 54,4).

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 24, north wall of cubiculum. Remains of a wall painting.

An old king wearing a Phrygian cap, long sleeved tunic, with a sceptre in his hand, sits listening to a male youth who is in front of him.

The youth is dressed in a white Chiton, with yellow sleeves and undergarments and a red cloak.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1388, p.316).

Schefold identifies this as Midas learning of the defeat of Marsyas. See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 54,4).

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 25.  Apotheca or storeroom.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 25, apotheca or storeroom.

 

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I.4.5 and I.4.25 combined room plan  (Opens in separate window)