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VII.2.18 Pompeii. Domus C. Vibi or House of C. Vibius.

Linked to VII.2.19 and VII.2.42. Excavated 1844 and 1867.

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VII.2.18 Pompeii.  March 2009. Entrance.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium. Looking south from entrance fauces.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. Looking south from entrance fauces.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii.  December 2005. Room 1. Looking south across atrium.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 1, looking south across atrium.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Room 1. Atrium.  Table legs.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 1, atrium. Table legs.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. North side of marble table legs of winged panthers.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 1, atrium. North side of marble table legs of winged panthers. 

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. East side of marble table legs of winged panthers.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. East side of marble table legs of winged panthers. 

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. West side of marble table legs of winged panthers.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 1, atrium. West side of marble table legs of winged panthers. 

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii.  March 2009. Doorways to Rooms 2 and 3 in north east corner of atrium.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Doorways to rooms 2 and 3 in north-east corner of atrium.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall with window to Vicolo del Panettiere. Upper floor (separate apartment with access from VII.2.19) with window and remains of wall plaster.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 2, north wall with window to Vicolo del Panettiere.

Upper floor (separate apartment with access from VII.2.19) with window and remains of wall plaster.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, east wall, and area of wall plaster in upper floor apartment.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, east wall, and area of wall plaster in upper floor apartment.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3, cubiculum, and east side of atrium, with doorways to room 4 and ala.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. 

Doorway to room 3, cubiculum, and east side of atrium, with doorways to room 4 and ala.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, cubiculum. Looking east.According to Della Corte, in a cubiculum off the atrium belonging to Vibia Tertulla, graffiti was found on the walls, repeatedly written seven times, at least twice the same and the last with thoughts of a peaceful sleep  
(Vibia)  Tertulla    [CIL IV 2319a and CIL IV 3112]
Tertulla  qu(i)esce    [CIL IV 3113]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino.(p. 154)

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, cubiculum. Looking east.

According to Della Corte, in a cubiculum off the atrium belonging to Vibia Tertulla, graffiti was found on the walls, repeatedly written seven times, at least twice the same and the last with thoughts of a peaceful sleep  (Vibia)  Tertulla    [CIL IV 2319a and CIL IV 3112]

                                                                                                   Tertulla  qu(i)esce    [CIL IV 3113]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino.(p. 154)

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, east wall of cubiculum, with remains of wall painting in centre.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 3, east wall of cubiculum, with remains of wall painting in centre.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, south wall of cubiculum, with remains of wall painting.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 3, south wall of cubiculum, with remains of wall painting.

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 3. Cubiculum.  North wall.

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north wall of cubiculum. 

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 4, cubiculum.
According to Richardson, in the second cubiculum on the east of the atrium were preserved remains of fine Third Style decoration with two large landscapes of fine quality. 
See Richardson, L., 1988. Pompeii: an Architectural History. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. (p.312)

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 4, cubiculum.

According to Richardson, in the second cubiculum on the east of the atrium were preserved remains of fine Third Style decoration with two large landscapes of fine quality.

See Richardson, L., 1988. Pompeii: an Architectural History. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. (p.312)

 

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, east wall of cubiculum.According to Sogliano, on the east wall was a sacred landscape. This showed two altars, a sacred tree surrounded by two columns, between them was a female goddess, Hekate with two torches in her hands.Near her two women and three goats.
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.141, no: 686).

VII.2.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, east wall of cubiculum. 

According to Sogliano, on the east wall was a sacred landscape.

This showed two altars, a sacred tree surrounded by two columns, between them was a female goddess, Hekate with two torches in her hands.

Near her two women and three goats.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.141, no: 686).

 

 

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