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VII.4.62 Pompeii. Casa delle Forme di creta or House of the Terracotta Shapes

or House of Tullius Faustus.

Linked to VII.4.8. Excavated 1832, 1837. (Strada della Fortuna 2).

Bibliography

 

Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD, pp. 144ff.

Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (DAIR),  1833, p. 1f; 1834;,p. 33.

Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino.

Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau.

Fiorelli G., Pompeianarum antiquitatum historia, II, Napoli, 1860-1864. P. 256ff, 264ff, 281ff, 291

Fiorelli, G., 1875. Descrizione di Pompei. Napoli, 229f.

Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, p. 101.

Niccolini F., F. and A., 1854-1891. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei disegnati e descritti, II, Napoli, tav. 50.

Pernice E., 1938. Die hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji. VI. Pavimente und figürliche Mosaiken, Berlin, 114, 138.

Staub Gierow M., 2000. Casa delle forme di creta (VII.4.61-63): Hauser in Pompeji Band 10, DAI. München: Hirmer.

Warscher T., 1938. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus, manuscript. American Academy in Rome.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance. According to Della Corte, on 30th September 1916 a bronze finger-ring was found by a custodian in the vestibule. Only the initials of a name were given, but Della Corte did not hesitate to attribute it to –
L. T(ullius)  Fa(ustus?)    (S.90)
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.121)

VII.4.62 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance.

According to Della Corte, on 30th September 1916 a bronze finger-ring was found by a custodian in the vestibule.

Only the initials of a name were given, but Della Corte did not hesitate to attribute it to –

 

L. T(ullius)  Fa(ustus?)    (S.90)

 

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.121)

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. December 2005. Lookiong south along west wall of fauces.  (Now obscured by an electricity substation)

December 2005. Looking south along west wall of fauces.

(Now obscured by an electricity substation).

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Photo c.1938 by Tatiana Warscher showing peristyle before the 1943 bombing destruction. According to Garcia y Garcia, the brick pilaster was destroyed along with a good part of the south perimeter wall. See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, p. 101.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Photo c.1938 by Tatiana Warscher showing peristyle before the 1943 bombing destruction.

According to Garcia y Garcia, the brick pilaster was destroyed along with a good part of the south perimeter wall.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, p. 101.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Casa della Parete Nera, old watercolour postcard. In the foreground is the peristyle of VII.4.62 the Casa delle Forme di creta. Behind the wall is the Casa della Parete Nera VII.4.59.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Casa della Parete Nera, old watercolour postcard.

In the foreground is the peristyle of VII.4.62 the Casa delle Forme di creta.

Behind the wall is the Casa della Parete Nera VII.4.59.

 

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south into cubiculum across a site of a staircase to upper floor.

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005.

Looking south into cubiculum across a site of a staircase to upper floor.

 

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005. South-west corner of cubiculum in background, site of staircase to upper floor in foreground.

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005.

South-west corner of cubiculum in background, site of staircase to upper floor in foreground.

 

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. South-west corner of cubiculum.

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. South-west corner of cubiculum.

 

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-east from end of stairs to upper floor towards atrium.

VII.4.62 from VII.4.63 Pompeii. May 2005.

Looking south-east from end of stairs to upper floor towards atrium.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, Photo with kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/917071

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall,

Photo with kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/917071

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, 1843 drawing of fresco of the rape of Hylas. See Real Museo Borbonico, 13, 1843, Tav. XLVI.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, 1843 drawing of fresco of the rape of Hylas.

See Real Museo Borbonico, 13, 1843, Tav. XLVI.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, fresco of the rape of Hylas.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8882.
See Staub Gierow M., 2000. Casa delle forme di creta (VII.4.61-63): Hauser in Pompeji Band 10, DAI. München: Hirmer, p. 100, figs. 352-3.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, fresco of the rape of Hylas.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8882.

See Staub Gierow M., 2000. Casa delle forme di creta (VII.4.61-63): Hauser in Pompeji Band 10, DAI. München: Hirmer, p. 100, figs. 352-3.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, fresco of the rape of Hylas. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8882.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Triclinium 7, north wall, fresco of the rape of Hylas.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8882.

 

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Tablinum 8, cameo glass patera. The interior of the Patera in white decoration shows a sacred knot with bunches of flowers and sacred ribbons. It was found scattered in many fragments near the room to the right of the tablinum of VII.4.59 Casa della Parete Nera and the room of the adjoining VII.4.62 Casa delle Forme di Creta. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 1843.

VII.4.62 Pompeii. Tablinum 8, cameo glass patera.

The interior of the Patera in white decoration shows a vine leaf crown tied with a sacred knot with bunches of flowers and sacred ribbons.

In the centre is a Satyr’s head. On the end of the handle is a ram’s head.

These are all symbols of Dionysus.

It was found scattered in many fragments near the room to the right of the tablinum of VII.4.59 Casa della Parete Nera and the room of the adjoining VII.4.62 Casa delle Forme di Creta.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 1843.

See Grasso F., 2008. A cameo glass patera from Pompeii.

www.academia.edu/3487214/A_cameo_glass_patera_from_Pompeii