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V.1.7 Pompeii. House of the Bull or House of the Young Bull

or Casa L. Pontius Successus or Casa del Torello di Bronzo.

Excavated 1836 and 1875. Rear entrance at V.1.9. Linked to V.1.3.

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 V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance. A small bronze sign was found on the 18th of May 1836, in the soil at the entrance. It read -
T(iti)  Pont(i)
Success(i)    [CIL X 8058]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 152)

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance.

A small bronze sign was found on the 18th of May 1836, in the soil at the entrance.

It read -

 

T(iti) Pont(i)

Success(i)    [CIL X 8058]

 

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 152)

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1975. House of the Bull, tufa façade.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_75_4_2.

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1975. House of the Bull, tufa façade.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_75_4_2.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway on Via di Nola. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1481a

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway on Via di Nola.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1481a

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east on Via di Nola towards entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1482

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east on Via di Nola towards entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1482.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance with capital in place. Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance with capital in place.

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  Entrance capital in place. Detail from old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital in place.

Detail from old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. c. 1900. Entrance capital in place.

V.1.7 Pompeii. c. 1900. Entrance capital in place.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Entrance capital. Now in storage at VII.7.29 Forum granary market.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north towards entrance doorway, across the Via di Nola from IX.4.18. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 539.

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39.

Looking north towards entrance doorway, across the Via di Nola from IX.4.18.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 539.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Site of painted inscription at side of entrance.

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Site of painted inscription on east side of entrance.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  Painted inscription at side of entrance.  Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Painted inscription on east side of entrance.

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1974. House of the Bull, tufa façade, section to left (west side) of entrance.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_74_4_19.

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1974. House of the Bull, tufa façade, section to left (west side) of entrance. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_74_4_19.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north through 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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north through 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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V.1.7 Pompeii.  Small room on right hand side of entrance door.  This was used either as a small private entrance when the main door was not used or as a room for the doorkeeper.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Small room on right hand side of entrance door.

This was used either as a small private entrance when the main door was not used or as a room for the doorkeeper.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 1, looking north across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.1.7 Pompeii. May 2012. Room 1, looking north across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, looking north across atrium.

V.1.7 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, looking north across atrium.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.   Atrium and Impluvium, looking north through tablinum to peristyle.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Atrium and impluvium, looking north through tablinum to peristyle.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1959. North side of impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ.
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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1959. North side of impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ.

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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1954. North side of impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1954. North side of impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1920s-1930s postcard. Looking north across impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1920s-1930s postcard.

Looking north across impluvium in atrium with model of bronze bull, in situ.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  December 2007. Room 1.  Atrium.  Pedestal on marble Impluvium.

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 1, atrium. Pedestal on marble impluvium.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 1, atrium. Pedestal on impluvium. 
Plaque with name of Giorgio E. Sommer of Piazza Vittoria 6 bis NAPOLI.
In addition to his photography business, Sommer also had a bronze casting business, making replicas of items in museums and the excavations.

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 1, atrium. Pedestal on impluvium.

Plaque with name of Giorgio E. Sommer of Piazza Vittoria 6 bis NAPOLI.

In addition to his photography business, Sommer also had a bronze casting business, making replicas of items in museums and the excavations.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1906. Room 1, atrium. Pedestal on impluvium with bronze bull. 
See Thedenat, H., 1906. Pompei Histoire Vie Privee. Paris: Renouard. (p. 66, Fig. 33).

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1906. Room 1, atrium. Pedestal on impluvium with bronze bull.

See Thedenat, H., 1906. Pompei Histoire Vie Privee. Paris: Renouard. (p. 66, Fig. 33).

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  December 2007. Looking east across atrium to rooms 10, 11 and 12.

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east across atrium to rooms 10, 11 and 12.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1844

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1937-39. Looking north-east across impluvium in atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1844.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  Looking east across atrium.  Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

V.1.7 Pompeii. Looking east across atrium.

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii.  December 2007. Looking east across atrium.

V.1.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east across atrium.

 

V.1.7 Pompeii. 1984. Terracotta pot, on south end of impluvium. 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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1984. Terracotta pot, on south end of impluvium.

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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1984. Detail of terracotta pot, on south end of impluvium. 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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V.1.7 Pompeii. 1984. Detail of terracotta pot, on south end of impluvium.

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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