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VII.7.18 Pompeii. Caupona of Lucius Numinius.

Excavated 1859 and 1861.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. June 2012. Looking south towards entrance to bar-room.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. June 2012. Looking south towards entrance to bar-room.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking south towards entrance to bar-room.
According to Eschebach, on the left would have been the kitchen with hearth, on the right a two-sided podium with a small oven. In the rear room against the south wall was the base of a wooden stairs to upper floor with a doorway nearby into a triclinium.
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.302)
According to Garcia y Garcia, due to the bombing on the night between 14th and 15th September 1943 many of the rooms suffered from their plaster falling from their walls. The room at the rear, the triclinium, was decorated with an obscene painting, according to Fiorelli, already destroyed by 1875.
See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.116)
Also found in the same room was the marble relief, see below.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking south towards entrance to bar-room.

According to Eschebach, on the left would have been the kitchen with hearth, on the right a two-sided podium with a small oven.

In the rear room against the south wall was the base of a wooden stairs to upper floor with a doorway nearby into a dining room for the clients.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.302)

According to Garcia y Garcia, due to the bombing on the night between 14th and 15th September 1943 many of the rooms suffered from their plaster falling from their walls. The room at the rear, the triclinium, was decorated with an obscene painting, according to Fiorelli, already destroyed by 1875.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.116)

Also found in the same room was the marble relief, see below.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. Found 21st March 1859 inserted in a wall of the rear triclinium. Taberna Luci Numisi. 
“Un bassorilievo osceno in marmo”. See (PAH II, 683).
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 27714.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  
(p 175)
See Fiorelli, G., 1875. Descrizione di Pompei. Napoli,  p.248.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. Found 21st March 1859 inserted in a wall of the rear triclinium. Taberna Luci Numisi.

“Un bassorilievo osceno in marmo”. See (PAH II, 683).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 27714.

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

(p 175)

See Fiorelli, G., 1875. Descrizione di Pompei. Napoli,  p.248.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. Looking north across rear of counter towards VII.6.33, opposite on Vicolo dei Soprastanti. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. Looking north across rear of counter towards VII.6.33, opposite on Vicolo dei Soprastanti.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. Hearth in kitchen near to the north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. Hearth in kitchen near to the north-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. South wall of rear room with site of staircase showing in the plaster. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VII.7.18 Pompeii. May 2003. South wall of rear room with site of staircase showing in the plaster.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VII.7.18 side wall. September 2005. Vicolo del Gallo looking south.  VII.15.11 on right.

VII.7.18 side wall. September 2005. Vicolo del Gallo looking south.  VII.15.11 on right.

 

VII.7.18 side wall in Vicolo del Gallo. Looking south. Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VII.7.18 side wall in Vicolo del Gallo. Looking south.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VII.7.18 side wall in Vicolo del Gallo, Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north.

VII.7.18 side wall in Vicolo del Gallo, Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north.