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VIII.2.26 Pompeii. Casa del Cinghiale II or House of Vesbinus.

Linked to VIII.2.27. Excavated 1887, 1928.

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VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Looking north into triclinium, from narrow doorway in south-west corner. 
According to Allison, this triclinium was at the east end of the corridor.
It had a large window in its south wall. the walls were decorated in an elaborate Third Style on a black background. They were decorated with geometric motifs in the dado (zoccolo), and the central and upper zones of the walls had fantastic architecture, candelabras and floating figures. The ceiling was also black with triangles, lozenges, flowers and medallions, in red, white and yellow. The floor was of cocciopesto with an emblema in opus sectile consisting of squares, triangles, rectangles and circles of coloured marble, with a border of black and white mosaic. See Allison, P.M., www.stoa.org/projects/ph/rooms?houseid=25

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011.

Looking north into room 6, a triclinium, from narrow doorway in south-west corner.

According to Allison, this triclinium was at the east end of the corridor.

It had a large window in its south wall.
The walls were decorated in an elaborate Third Style on a black background.

They were decorated with geometric motifs in the dado (zoccolo), and the central and upper zones of the walls had fantastic architecture, candelabras and floating figures.

The ceiling was also black with triangles, lozenges, flowers and medallions, in red, white and yellow.

The floor was of cocciopesto with an emblema in opus sectile consisting of squares, triangles, rectangles and circles of coloured marble, with a border of black and white mosaic.

See Allison, P.M., www.stoa.org/projects/ph/rooms?houseid=25

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. 1896 painting reconstructing the vaulted ceiling by Niccolini.
See Niccolini F, 1896. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Quarto. Napoli, Nuovo Scavi, Tav. VII.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. 1896 painting reconstructing the vaulted ceiling by Niccolini.

See Niccolini F, 1896. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Quarto. Napoli, Nuovo Scavi, Tav. VII.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. North wall of exedra.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, north wall of triclinium.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Looking north-east across triclinium.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Room 6, looking north-east across triclinium.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Looking north-east across triclinium floor.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Room 6, looking north-east across triclinium floor.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Floor in triclinium, looking north. The floor is of cocciopesto with a pattern of white hexagons and lozenges each with a cross in. Around the edge of the room is a mosaic border of two white bands between three black. The centre panel has marble pieces inset in a white mosaic.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, floor in triclinium, looking north.

The floor is of cocciopesto with a pattern of white hexagons and lozenges each with a cross in.

Around the edge of the room is a mosaic border of two white bands between three black.

The centre panel has marble pieces inset in a white mosaic.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Marble panel in the centre of the floor of the triclinium. Marble pieces are set in a white mosaic base, surrounded by a border of black and white bands. Many different colours and types of marble make up the pattern.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, marble panel in the centre of the floor of the triclinium.

Marble pieces are set in a white mosaic base, surrounded by a border of black and white bands.

Many different colours and types of marble make up the pattern.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, east wall of triclinium.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, east wall of triclinium.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, east wall of triclinium with recess for couch, behind plaster-cast lying on floor.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005.

Room 6, east wall of triclinium with recess for couch, behind plaster-cast lying on floor.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, triclinium. West wall with long, low recess, and north-west corner.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005.

Room 6, triclinium. West wall with long, low recess, and north-west corner.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, recess in west wall of triclinium.  The recess on the east wall was identical.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, recess in west wall of triclinium.

The recess on the east wall was identical.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, west wall of triclinium, looking west through narrow doorway along corridor.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005.

Room 6, west wall of triclinium, looking west through narrow doorway along corridor.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 6, looking south from window in south wall of triclinium.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005.

Room 6, looking south from window in south wall of triclinium.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 1, corridor with three windows with views over the Sarnus valley..

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Room 1, corridor with windows with views over the Sarnus valley.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps ‘u’ in room 1. Lower steps at west end of corridor, leading to landing and upper stairs.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps ‘u’ in room 1.

Lower steps at west end of corridor, leading to landing and upper stairs.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps ‘u’.
Looking north from landing towards upper stairs to ground floor.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps ‘u’.

Looking north from landing towards upper stairs to ground floor.

 

VIII.2.26 and VIII.2.28 Pompeii. 1959. Looking north from the rear. 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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VIII.2.26 and VIII.2.28 Pompeii. 1959. Looking north from the rear. 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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