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I.11.14 Pompeii. Casa del Cherem, or House of the Hebrew. Excavated 1960.

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I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway.  According to Jashemski, this house was named because of a hebrew inscription found on the north wall of the entrance corridor.

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway. 

According to Jashemski, this house was named because of a Hebrew inscription found on the north wall of the entrance corridor.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.52)

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance.

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance. 

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Impluvium in atrium, looking east.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Impluvium in atrium, looking east.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Cistern mouth in atrium.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Cistern mouth in atrium.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Impluvium in atrium, looking west.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Impluvium in atrium, looking west.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from atrium towards the small peristyle garden.

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from atrium towards the small peristyle garden.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east across the peristyle garden.
According to Jashemski, this was enclosed by a portico on the west, north and east supported by four columns. These columns were joined on the west and north by a low wall. At the time of excavation, there was a gutter and in the west portico, a terracotta cistern puteal, neither are now visible.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.52) 

On the left can be seen the corridor to the rear of the house, and doorway to Oecus, in the centre.

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east across the peristyle garden.

According to Jashemski, this was enclosed by a portico on the west, north and east supported by four columns.

These columns were joined on the west and north by a low wall.

At the time of excavation, there was a gutter and in the west portico, a terracotta cistern puteal, neither are now visible.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.52)

 

On the left can be seen the corridor to the rear of the house, and doorway to oecus, in the centre.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. North-west corner of oecus, near doorway to peristyle.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. North-west corner of oecus, near doorway to peristyle. 

 

I.11.14 Casa del Cherem

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted north wall in oecus. 

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of wall painting with garland from north wall of oecus.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of wall painting with garland from north wall of oecus. 

 

I.11.14 Casa del Cherem

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted east wall in oecus. 

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of wall painting from east wall of oecus, with medallion, birds and mask.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006.

Detail of wall painting from east wall of oecus, with medallion, birds and mask.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Detail of wall painting of mask from east wall of oecus.

I.11.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Detail of wall painting of mask from east wall of oecus.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of architectural painting in centre panel of east wall of oecus

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of architectural painting in centre panel of east wall of oecus.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of painting of birds from painted wall in oecus.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of painting of birds from painted wall in oecus.

 

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. South-west corner of oecus, near doorway to peristyle.

I.11.14 Pompeii. December 2006. South-west corner of oecus, near doorway to peristyle. 

 

Part 2