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VI.16.12 Pompeii. Thermopolium, with rear dwelling.

Excavated 1903.

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VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance. Looking west to rear.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance, looking west to rear.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance and north wall of bar-room. The bar-room had a concrete floor and white walls with a high dado.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance and north wall of bar-room.

The bar-room had a concrete floor and white walls with a high dado.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west from counter to rear room and corridor to rear. According to NdS, found on the 2nd October 1903 near to this counter was a human skull without its skeleton. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.61).

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west from counter to rear room and corridor to rear.

According to NdS, found on the 2nd October 1903 near to this counter was a human skull without its skeleton.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.61)

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of a two-sided masonry counter. The top of the counter was covered with fragments of coloured marble and the sides were faced with plaster. In the side of the counter was found the left half of a white marble rectangular relief, with representation of masks. On the left was the mask of a Silenus crowned with ivy, also a rock and a plate. To the right was a burning cylindrical altar.  See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.227)
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.61).

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of a two-sided masonry counter.

The top of the counter was covered with fragments of coloured marble and the sides were faced with plaster.

In the side of the counter was found the left half of a white marble rectangular relief, with representation of masks.

On the left was the mask of a Silenus crowned with ivy, also a rock and a plate. To the right was a burning cylindrical altar.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.227)

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.61)

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west into rear-room on north-west side behind shop room. According to NdS, the rear room had flooring of opus signinum, and the walls were of rough plaster. The room received light from a window in the west wall, with wooden windowsill and jambs.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west into rear-room on north-west side behind shop room.

According to NdS, the rear room had flooring of opus signinum, and the walls were of rough plaster.

The room received light from a window in the west wall, with wooden windowsill and jambs.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Looking west from counter to rear room and corridor to rear.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2004. 

Looking west from counter to rear room and corridor to rear.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii.  December 2007.  North wall of shop and rear room.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. North wall of shop and rear room.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii.  December 2007.  South wall of shop and corridor to rear.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. December 2007. South wall of shop and corridor to rear.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor leading west to two rear rooms.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor leading west to two rear rooms.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. 1st Rear room. North wall.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. First rear room. North wall.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. First rear room. North wall, east end with remains of structure. According to NdS, from the corridor one came into this area, which was probably unroofed. In the north-east corner of this area, a circular cistern mouth was found, around it was the remains of opus signinum flooring. The mouth of the cistern was placed between two small walls, the higher one was perpendicular to the north wall, on the left. The other lower wall was perpendicular to the east wall, and would have been in the foreground.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. First rear room. North wall, east end with remains of structure.

According to NdS, from the corridor one came into this area, which was probably unroofed.

In the north-east corner of this area, a circular cistern mouth was found, around it was the remains of opus signinum flooring.

The mouth of the cistern was placed between two small walls, the higher one was perpendicular to the north wall, on the left.

The other lower wall was perpendicular to the east wall, and would have been in the foreground.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. First rear room. North wall, west end of wall with lararium.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. First rear room. North wall, west end of wall with lararium.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall with masonry altar projecting from wall. There used to be two painted serpents, one either side of the altar.  A painted pine cone was on the wall above the altar. See Warscher, T., 1925. Pompeji: Ein Führer durch die Ruinen. Berlin und Leipzig: de Gruyter. (p.102, abb 21).

VI.16.12 Pompeii. March 2009. North wall with masonry altar projecting from wall.

There used to be two painted serpents, one either side of the altar.

A painted pine cone was on the wall above the altar.

See Warscher, T., 1925. Pompeji: Ein Führer durch die Ruinen. Berlin und Leipzig: de Gruyter. (p.102, abb 21).

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. Early 20th century photograph of north wall with masonry altar projecting from wall. The remains of the lararium painting with outlines of two painted serpents and the pine cone can be seen.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. Early 20th century photograph of north wall with masonry altar projecting from wall.

The remains of the lararium painting with outlines of two painted serpents and the pine cone can be seen.

 

VI.16.12 Pompeii. Early 20th century sketch of lararium painting and altar.

VI.16.12 Pompeii. Early 20th century sketch of lararium painting and altar.

 

 

 

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