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I.7.11 Pompeii. Casa dell’ Efebo or Domus P. Cornelius Tages

or House of the Ephebus.

Excavated 1912 and 1925. Linked to I.7.10, I.7.12 and I.7.19.

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We have included all rooms of both houses at 1.7.10 and 1.7.11 together in this section.

I.7.10 is shown as being the “blocked” doorway.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Two rooms opposite entrance I.7.11.
On the right is the cubiculum and on the left is a ruined exedra.
In the ruined exedra, clearly recognised upon excavation were the remains of a wooden carbonized box.
Found in this were the four bronze “Placentarius” statuettes.

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Two rooms opposite entrance I.7.11.

On the right is the cubiculum and on the left is a ruined exedra.

In the ruined exedra, clearly recognised upon excavation were the remains of a wooden carbonized box.

Found in this were the four bronze “Placentarius” statuettes. 

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. 28 May 1925. A note on the photo says (in Italian) “Four bronze statuettes found in I.7.11, room to the west at about 0.5m height from the floor May 1925 28.” Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.7.11 Pompeii. 28 May 1925. A note on the photo says (in Italian)

“Four bronze statuettes found in I.7.11, room to the west at about 0.5m height from the floor 28 May 1925.”

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Four bronze statues (Placentarius) found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum

Four bronze statues (each a placentarius or cake maker) found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 143760.

 

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 143760.

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 143760.

 

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

 

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

 

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum

Bronze statues found in I.7.10-12 Pompeii. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

 

I.7.11 Casa dell’ Efebo or Domus P. Cornelius Tages.  Remains of Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.  See Fröhlich, T., 1991, Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten.  Mainz: von Zabern.  (L5:p.251, T: 3,1, 24,1)

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991, Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (L5:p.251, T: 3,1, 24,1)

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10. According to Boyce, immediately below the niche was the familiar sacrificial scene, flanked by a figure of a Lar on each side. (Only part of the remains of the Lar on the right of the Genius, is visible today)

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.

Remains of Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

According to Boyce, immediately below the niche was the familiar sacrificial scene, flanked by a figure of a Lar on each side.

(Only part of the remains of the Lar on the right of the Genius, is visible today).

 

I.7.11 Pompeii, 1968. Remains of sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.
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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I.7.11 Pompeii, 1968. Remains of sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

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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I.7.11Pompeii. 1961. Remains of Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10. 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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I.7.11Pompeii. 1961. Remains of Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

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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I.7.11 Pompeii, (numbered as I.7.12/15 on card) 1937-39. Lararium on east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1572

I.7.11 Pompeii, (numbered as I.7.12/15 on card) 1937-39. Lararium on east side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1572.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10. Between the Lares was an altar, and to the left of it were the tibicen and a young camillus. To the right of the altar stands the Genius, pouring a libation from a patera.

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.

Remains of sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

Between the Lares was an altar, and to the left of it were the tibicen and a young camillus.

To the right of the altar stands the Genius, pouring a libation from a patera.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10. 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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I.7.11 Pompeii. 1968.

Detail from sacrificial scene on Lararium on east side of atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

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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I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.  Remains of Lar, from the right hand side of the Genius, on Lararium on east side of atrium.

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.

Remains of Lar, from the right hand side of the Genius, on Lararium on east side of atrium.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Site of lower area of Lararium with painted serpents, not much visible today. According to Boyce, in the zone below the sacrificial scene were two red serpents confronted, one on each side of a circular altar. The altar was furnished with fruits and flowers. The serpent on the right had a red crest and beard, the head of the other was damaged. The background was filled with plants. Not. Scavi, 1927, 38 with photograph.  See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.26, no.40)

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Site of lower area of Lararium with painted serpents, not much visible today.

According to Boyce, in the zone below the sacrificial scene were two red serpents confronted, one on each side of a circular altar.

The altar was furnished with fruits and flowers.

The serpent on the right had a red crest and beard, the head of the other was damaged.

The background was filled with plants.

Not. Scavi, 1927, 38 with photograph.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.26, no.40)

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. Lararium on east side of atrium when first excavated.

I.7.11 Pompeii. Lararium on east side of atrium when first excavated.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of lararium painting with niche set into the wall above it. On the south wall can be seen the remains of a painting.

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.

Remains of lararium painting with niche set into the wall above it.

On the south wall can be seen the remains of a painting.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of a painting on the south wall of the atrium belonging to original house I.7.10. According to PPP, this was a painting of grapes. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.61, 10711A105 and 106)

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006.

Remains of a painting on the south wall of the atrium belonging to original house I.7.10.

According to PPP, this was a painting of grapes.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.61, 10711A105 and 106)

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Doorway to cubiculum on south side of blocked entrance I.7.10. Looking east.

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east.

Doorway to cubiculum on south side of blocked entrance I.7.10.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east in cubiculum on south side of blocked entrance I.7.10. Photo courtesy of John Puffer.

I.7.11 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east in cubiculum on south side of blocked entrance I.7.10.

Photo courtesy of John Puffer.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. May 2017. Wall painting of bird with vase, on east wall under window, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.7.11 Pompeii. May 2017. Wall painting of bird with vase, on east wall under window, after restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Wall painting of bird with vase, on east wall under window

I.7.11 Pompeii. December 2006. Wall painting of bird with vase, on east wall under window

 

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