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V.4.6 Pompeii. Shop. Excavated 1842, 1886 and 1902.

Linked to V.4.7 and V.4.8 Caupona of Spatalus.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance.

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Entrance on Via di Nola. Looking north.

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Entrance on Via di Nola. Looking north.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north from entrance.

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north from entrance.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north from entrance towards rear room.

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north from entrance towards rear room.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north-east from entrance.

V.4.6 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north-east from entrance.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west to shop-room at V.4.6.

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west to shop-room at V.4.6.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking from rear of shop to entrance on Via di Nola.  In this room paintings of Mercury, Venus Pompeiana and Bacchus were found. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 343-5.

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking from rear of shop to entrance on Via di Nola. 

In this room paintings of Mercury, Venus Pompeiana and Bacchus were found.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 343-5.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Mercury. The background was red. Mercury was nude, carrying his green cloak with winged helmet and shoes. In his right hand he held his purse and his staff in his left hand. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 343, fig 4.

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Mercury. The background was red.

Mercury was nude, carrying his green cloak with winged helmet and shoes.

In his right hand he held his purse and his staff in his left hand.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 343, fig 4.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Venus Pompeiana with cupid. The background was red. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 344, fig 5.

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Venus Pompeiana with cupid.

The background was red.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 344, fig 5.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Maenad with Bacchus. The background was red. On the right was Bacchus, but his head was missing from the painting. He poured the liquid from a jug into the mouth of his panther. On the left we see a standing Maenad, crowned with ivy and dressed in green robe. In her right hand she held a tambourine and a wand in her left. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 345, fig 6.

V.4.6 Pompeii. Painting of Maenad with Bacchus.

The background was red.

On the right was Bacchus, but his head was missing from the painting.

He poured the liquid from a jug into the mouth of his panther.

On the left we see a standing Maenad, crowned with ivy and dressed in green robe.

In her right hand she held a tambourine and a wand in her left.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, p. 345, fig 6.

 

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking from rear of shop towards entrance on Via di Nola. According to Sogliano, found in this rear room where one entered from doorway at V.4.8, were two skeletons, with other finds. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, (p.103).

V.4.6 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking from rear of shop towards entrance on Via di Nola. 

According to Sogliano, found in this rear room where one entered from doorway at V.4.8, were two skeletons, with other finds.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1899, (p.103)