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VII.15.3 Pompeii. House. Excavated 1872.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north along entrance corridor to atrium. The doorway on the right leads to the latrine.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north along entrance corridor to atrium.

The doorway on the right leads to the latrine.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Latrine.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Latrine.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north across atrium.
A cubiculum is on the left, in the middle there is a corridor to garden and triclinium. On the right is another cubiculum, and three stone steps leading to a stairs to upper floor, outlined on east wall.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north across atrium.

A cubiculum is on the left, in the middle there is a corridor to garden and triclinium.

On the right is another cubiculum, and three stone steps leading to a stairs to upper floor, outlined on east wall.

According to Boyce, no shrine was found in this house although 8 bronze statuettes and other valuables were found in the atrium.

They were:

The two Lares, their attributes missing.

Venus Anadyomene, nude.

Hercules holding an apple in the left hand with the lion skin over the same arm; his right hand and left foot are missing.

Priapus.

Figures of a Faun, a Cupid and an ithyphallic old man – all decorative in character.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p.72, no. 329)

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium in atrium.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium in atrium.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall of cubiculum.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall of cubiculum.

 

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north in cubiculum with recess in west wall.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north in cubiculum with recess in west wall.

 

Caldaia (covered kettle) found in VII.15.3. May 2010. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 118172.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. May 2010. Caldaia (covered kettle) found in VII.15.3.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 118172.

 

Caldaia (covered kettle) found in VII.15.3. May 2006. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 118172.

VII.15.3 Pompeii. May 2006. Caldaia (covered kettle) found in VII.15.3.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 118172.