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V.4.a Pompeii. Casa di Marco Lucrezio Frontone or House of Marcus Lucretius Fronto.

Excavated 1899. Linked to V.4.11.

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V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. South east corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. South-east corner of atrium, with tablinum on left, and doorway to a cubiculum, on right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. South-east corner of atrium, with tablinum on left, and doorway to a cubiculum, on right.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Doorway to cubiculum on south side of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Doorway to cubiculum on south side of tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Floor in cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Floor in cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of floor in cubiculum to right of tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of floor in cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. March 2012. Looking east across cubiculum on south side (right) of tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

V.4.a Pompeii. March 2012. Looking east across cubiculum on south side (right) of tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Marina Fuxa.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. Looking towards east wall of cubiculum, on the south side (right) of the tablinum.

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. East wall of cubiculum, on the south side (right) of the tablinum.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of figure on south end of east wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of figure on south end of east wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. North wall of cubiculum to south of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. North wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of north wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.
Figure to left of painting of Narcissus at the fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of north wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Figure to left of painting of Narcissus at the fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. North wall of cubiculum, with wall painting of Narcissus at the fountain.

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. North wall of cubiculum, with centre wall painting of Narcissus at the fountain.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2014. East end of north wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum — figure to right of painting of Narcissus at the fountain. Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2014.

East end of north wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum — figure to right of painting of Narcissus at the fountain.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. South wall of cubiculum to south of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. South wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. East end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.
Figure to left of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. East end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Figure to left of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2014. South wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Paula Lock. Wall painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. A Latin inscription in white letters can be seen in the top left corner.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2014. South wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

Wall painting of Pero suckling her father Micone.

A Latin inscription in white letters can be seen in the top left corner.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. 1968. Wall painting from south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. 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.4.a Pompeii. 1968. Wall painting from south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

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.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. South wall of cubiculum to south of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns. Wall painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. A Latin inscription in white letters can be seen in the top left corner. According to NdS, in the left margin of the picture near the woman are the letters PERO. In the right margin of the picture near the old man are the letters MICON. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1900, p. 199-200, fig. 1. According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) these read -

Pero       [CIL IV 6635a]

Micon    [CIL IV 6635b] 

Quae parvis mater natis alimenta  
parabat Fortuna in patrios vertit 
 iniqua cibos aevo dignum opus est 
 tenui cervice seniles asp[ice ia]m 
 venate lacte re[plente tument interto]q(ue) simul voltu fri(c)at ipsa Miconem pero 
tristis inest cum pietate pudor       [CIL IV, 6635c]

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. South wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Wall painting of Pero suckling her father Micone.

A Latin inscription in white letters can be seen in the top left corner.

According to NdS, in the left margin of the picture near the woman are the letters PERO.

In the right margin of the picture near the old man are the letters MICON.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1900, p. 199-200, fig. 1.

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) these read -

 

Pero       [CIL IV 6635a]

 

Micon    [CIL IV 6635b]

 

Quae parvis mater natis alimenta 

parabat Fortuna in patrios vertit

 iniqua cibos aevo dignum opus est

 tenui cervice seniles asp[ice ia]m

 venate lacte re[plente tument interto]q(ue) simul voltu fri(c)at ipsa Miconem pero

tristis inest cum pietate pudor       [CIL IV, 6635c]

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.
Figure to right of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Figure to right of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.
Detail of figure to right of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. West end of south wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum.

Detail of figure to right of painting of Pero suckling her father Micone. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. West wall of cubiculum to south of tablinum, with doorway to atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. West wall of cubiculum to right of tablinum, with doorway to atrium.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Wall painting of girl from west wall of cubiculum, on south side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Wall painting of girl from west wall of cubiculum, on south side of doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii.December 2005.  Wall painting of girl from cubiculum on south side of tablinum.

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. Wall painting of girl from cubiculum.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. 1961. Wall painting of girl from cubiculum. 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.4.a Pompeii. 1961. Wall painting of girl from cubiculum. 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.4.a Pompeii. 1957. Wall painting of girl from cubiculum. 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.4.a Pompeii. 1957. Wall painting of girl from cubiculum. 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.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. North-west corner of cubiculum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.4.a Pompeii. May 2015. North-west corner of cubiculum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Wall painting of boy from west wall of cubiculum on north side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.4.a Pompeii. July 2010. Wall painting of boy from west wall of cubiculum, on north side of doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. Wall painting of boy with the attributes of Mercury (winged helmet and caduceus).From cubiculum on south side of tablinum

V.4.a Pompeii. December 2005. Wall painting of boy with the attributes of Mercury (winged helmet and caduceus).

From cubiculum on south side of tablinum.

 

V.4.a Pompeii. 1961. Wall painting of boy.  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.4.a Pompeii. 1961. Wall painting of boy.  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.4.a Pompeii. 1957. Wall painting of boy with the attributes of Mercury. 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.4.a Pompeii. 1957. Wall painting of boy with the attributes of Mercury.

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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