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VII.9.2 Pompeii. Tempio di Vespasiano o Tempio del Genio di Augusto o Tempio di Mercurio.

Temple of Vespasian or Temple of the Genius of Augustus or Temple of Mercury.

Excavated 1817.

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VII.9.2 Pompeii. January 2010. Front of temple to left of colonnade of Eumachia’s Building. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. January 2010. Front of temple to left of colonnade of Eumachia Building.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Temple portico and entrance. According to Mau, the space in front of the temple was occupied by a portico, of which no trace has been found. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 106). Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Temple portico and entrance.

According to Mau, the space in front of the temple was occupied by a portico, of which no trace has been found.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 106).

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005.  Entrance on east side of Forum. According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the entrance from the Forum had received its veneer of marble and was in a finished state. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance on east side of Forum.

According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the entrance from the Forum had received its veneer of marble and was in a finished state.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  Front west wall with marble veneer, facing onto east side of the Forum.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Front west wall with marble veneer, facing onto east side of the Forum.

 

VII.9.2  Pompeii. December 2007.  Looking through entrance to north wall.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking through entrance doorway to north wall.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Vestibule south end. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Vestibule south end. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Vestibule. South end.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Vestibule. South end.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Vestibule north end. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Vestibule north end. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  Vestibule.  North end.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Vestibule. North end.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Looking across altar to north west corner and vestibule. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Looking across altar to north-west corner and vestibule.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005.  North wall. According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the wall had only received a rough coat of stucco and was still awaiting completion. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. North wall.

According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the wall had only received a rough coat of stucco and was still awaiting completion.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Looking across altar to south west corner and vestibule. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Looking across altar to south-west corner and vestibule.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  South wall. According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the wall had only received a rough coat of stucco and was still awaiting completion. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. South wall.

According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the wall had only received a rough coat of stucco and was still awaiting completion.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1966. South wall, fourth panel from the left.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1966. South wall, fourth panel from the left.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1966. South wall, detail from fourth panel from the left.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1966. South wall, detail from fourth panel from the left. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VII.9.2 Pompeii. May 2010. East wall with cella and podium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. May 2010. East wall with cella and podium. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1899 photo of altar, with no fence, cella and podium.
See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, fig. 44, p. 108.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1899 photo of altar, with no fence, cella and podium.

See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, fig. 44, p. 108.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Altar, with low diamond pattern fence, cella and podium. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Altar, with low diamond pattern fence, cella and podium.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 4th October 1937. Looking east towards altar, cella and podium. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 4th October 1937. Looking east towards altar, cella and podium.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Early 19th century? Photo of altar, cella and podium with protective roof cover over altar. 
Photo courtesy of Ross Turner.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Early 19th century? Photo of altar, cella and podium with protective roof cover over altar.

Photo courtesy of Ross Turner.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Altar looking south east. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Altar looking south-east. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

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