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VII.5.7 Pompeii. Forum Baths boiler area. Excavated 1823.

 

Other parts of the baths:†† VII.5.2    VII.5.8    VII.5.10    VII.5.12    VII.5.24    VII.6.17    VII.6.18††† Forum Baths Plan

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south towards entrance doorway (no. 26 on plan). Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south towards entrance doorway (no. 26 on plan).

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii.  Entrance to Forum Baths.  December 2007.  Entrance.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance 26 to Forum Baths boiler area.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii.  Entrance to Forum Baths.  May 2005.  Entrance.
Found in February 1824 on the second pilaster of bricksÖ..(on the right), painted in red were Ė
M(arcum)  [V]esonium
Marcellum  [     [CIL IV 273]
M(arcum)  Cerrinium  [V]a[tia]m
aed(ilem)  saccari  rog(ant)       [CIL IV 274]
A(uli)  Suetti  Cer[ti  familia  gladiatorial  pugnabit(?)     CIL IV 1191 
Also found between VII.5.7 and 8 in July 1824 was Ė
M(arcum)  C(errinium)  V(atiam)  v(irum)  b(onum)  aed(ilem)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  Colepius
rog(at)    [CIL IV 246]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.128 and p.130)
According to Della Corte, the noble Colepius [CIL IV 246 above, and Note 1 on p.117] was not well-known outside of Pompeii. He thought that probably the family house was on the Via degli Augustali, because of the other similar recommendations found there.
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.116-7)

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance to Forum Baths boiler area.

Found in February 1824 on the second pilaster of bricksÖ.. (on the right), painted in red were Ė

 

M(arcum)[V]esonium

Marcellum[†††† [CIL IV 273]

 

M(arcum)Cerrinium[V]a[tia]m

aed(ilem)saccarirog(ant)†††††† [CIL IV 274]

 

A(uli)SuettiCer[tifamiliagladiatorialpugnabit(?)†††† CIL IV 1191

 

Also found between VII.5.7 and 8 in July 1824 was Ė

 

M(arcum)C(errinium)V(atiam)v(irum)b(onum)aed(ilem)o(ro)v(os)f(aciatis)Colepius

rog(at)†† [CIL IV 246]

 

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi.(p.128 and p.130)

 

According to Della Corte, the noble Colepius [CIL IV 246 above, and Note 1 on p.117] was not well-known outside of Pompeii. He thought that probably the family house was on the Via degli Augustali, because of the other similar recommendations found there.

See Della Corte, M., 1965.Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.116-7)

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south from entrance (26)  across the furnace room (25). Remains of praefurnium front (27) between the menís and womenís baths. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south from entrance (26)across the furnace room (25).

Remains of praefurnium front (27) between the menís and womenís baths.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of praefurnium or furnace room (no. 27 on plan) between the menís and womenís baths.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of furnace room (25) praefurnium (27) between the menís and womenís baths.

The steps (no. 31 on plan) give access to corridor (32) which ran alongside the boiler area.

Half way up the corridor (32) branched right and continued into courtyard (33) where fuel and materials were stored.

 

Niccolini describes the furnace rooms and shows them on his plan as(See Forum Baths Plan)

No. 24, Corridor from menís changing room, leading to furnace and boiler room.

No. 25, Room of the furnaces.

No. 26, Doorway to furnace room from Via delle Terme.

No. 27, Praefurnium or furnace.

No. 28, Boiler for hot water (for caldarium).

No. 29, Boiler for warm water (for tepidarium).

No. 30, Tank for keeping cold water in.

No. 31, Stairs leading up to boilers.

No. 32, Small corridor that leads from the boilers to the stores courtyard.

No. 33, Stores courtyard, for keeping the wood, charcoal, etc.

No. 34, Column supporting the roof of the courtyard.

No. 35, Steps that went up to the roof of the courtyard.

No. 36, Doorway that led onto Vicolo delle Terme (now entrance at VII.5.10)

See Niccolini F, 1890. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Terzo. Napoli.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2005. Praefurnium or furnace room between the menís and womenís baths. The corridor (24) from the menís changing room (14) was on the left in front of the praefurnium feed. Behind the praefurnium were (in sequence) 
Boiler (28) for hot water (for caldarium). 
Boiler (29) for warm water (for tepidarium).
Large tank (30) for keeping cold water in.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. May 2005. Praefurnium or furnace room between the menís and womenís baths.

The corridor (24) from the menís changing room (14) was on the left in front of the praefurnium feed.

Behind the praefurnium were (in sequence)

Boiler (28) for hot water (for caldarium).

Boiler (29) for warm water (for tepidarium).

Large tank (30) for keeping cold water in.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south towards remains of cistern (30) to end of praefurnium or furnace room.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south towards remains of cistern (30) to end of praefurnium or furnace room.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of staircase on west side of entrance (26) to Forum Baths boiler area.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Remains of staircase on west side of entrance (26) to Forum Baths boiler area.

 

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Wall of womenís baths on west side of entrance to Forum Baths boiler area.

VII.5.7 Pompeii. December 2007. Wall of womenís baths on west side of entrance to Forum Baths boiler area.

 

 

 

Other parts of the baths:†† VII.5.2    VII.5.8    VII.5.10    VII.5.12    VII.5.24    VII.6.17    VII.6.18††† Forum Baths Plan

 

 

 

 

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