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II.8.6 Pompeii. House of the Garden of Hercules, or Casa del giardino d’Ercole,

Also known as Casa del Profumiere, or House of the Perfumer.

Excavated 1953, 1971 and 1987.  Restored 1988.

(Originally when excavated, this was numbered as Reg. II, Insula 11).

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II.9                Roadway looking East towards Palaestra                   II.8.6

II.9 Pompeii. December 2004.  Roadway looking east towards Palaestra.  II.8.6, on right.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973. Looking east across Via di Nocera towards north exterior wall on Via della Palestra. 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. J73f0225

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973. Looking east across Via di Nocera towards north exterior wall on Via della Palestra.

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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II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973. Looking south on Via di Nocera at junction with Via della Palestra, with exterior wall in north-west corner and doorway. 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. J73f0222

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973.

Looking south on Via di Nocera at junction with Via della Palestra, with exterior wall in north-west corner and doorway.

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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II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance doorway.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. 1973. Entrance doorway. Looking east across Via di Nocera. 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. J73f0224

II.8.6 Pompeii. 1973. Entrance doorway. Looking east across Via di Nocera.

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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II.8.6 Pompeii. 1971. Looking east from entrance doorway.  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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II.8.6 Pompeii. 1971. Looking east from entrance doorway. 

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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II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Door-stop in vestibule. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Door-stop in vestibule. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Door stop in vestibule. Whereas the owner of the House of the Faun welcomed his guests with the word “Have” written on his house threshold, the owner of this house, probably a merchant, received them with the warning mosaic embedded in the floor “Cras credo”.
See Stefani, G, curatore, 2005. Cibi e Sapori a Pompei e dintorni. Pompei: edizione Flavius. (p.48)
According to Bragantini, the inscription was delineated in white tesserae on the floor
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.243)

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Door-stop in vestibule.

Whereas the owner of the House of the Faun welcomed his guests with the word “Have” written on his house threshold, the owner of this house, probably a merchant, received them with the warning mosaic embedded in the floor “Cras credo”.

See Stefani, G, curatore, 2005. Cibi e Sapori a Pompei e dintorni. Pompei: edizione Flavius. (p.48)

According to Bragantini, the inscription was delineated in white tesserae on the floor

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.243)

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east from entrance corridor.

II.8.6 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east from entrance corridor.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east along corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east along corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west along corridor towards entrance doorway.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across garden area.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across garden area.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Room with painted walls.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Room with painted walls.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of a wall painting in room.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006.  Painted room, with detail of a wall painting.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of wall painting.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of wall painting.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of wall painting.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.    Three sided watercourse and well  in Viridarium.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Three-sided watercourse and well in viridarium.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.    Well in Viridarium.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Well in Viridarium.

 

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