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VIII.2.39 Pompeii. Casa di Giuseppe II or Casa di Fusco or House of Emperor Joseph II.

Linked to VIII.2.38. Excavated 1750, 1767, 1769, 1826, 1884 and 1928.

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VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  December 2006. Front wall in Vicolo della Regina.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. December 2006. Front wall in Vicolo della Regina.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  December 2004. Entrance.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance doorway.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  December 2004. Looking south across room b, atrium, from room a, fauces.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. December 2004.

Looking south across room b, atrium, from room a, fauces.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking south across impluvium in atrium, room b.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking south across impluvium in atrium, room b.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  Found 14th August 1767.  Three painted panels from a cubiculum decorated in the Third style. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9168.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. Found 14th August 1767. 

Three painted panels from a cubiculum decorated in the Third style.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9168.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 62.

See PAH I, 1, 210.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  Found 22nd July 1769.  Wall painting of Banquet scene in a colonnaded room.   Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8968.  This was previously (apparently wrongly) identified as the death of Sophonisba or as Scipio and Sophonisba.  See Real Museo Borbonico, Vol. 1, Ta XXXIV.  See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1385)

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. Found 22nd July 1769. Wall painting of banquet scene in a colonnaded room. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8968.

This was previously (apparently wrongly) identified as the death of Sophonisba or as Scipio and Sophonisba.

See Real Museo Borbonico, Vol. 1, Ta XXXIV.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1385)

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  Found 22nd July 1769.  Detail of figures in wall painting of banquet scene.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8968.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. Found 22nd July 1769. Detail of figures in wall painting of banquet scene.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8968.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006. Doorways to Rooms c and d, in north east corner of atrium.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Doorways to rooms c and d, in north-east corner of atrium.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006. North east corner of atrium, between doorways of Rooms c and d.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006.

North-east corner of atrium, between doorways of rooms c and d.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006.  Lararium niche in small room in north east corner of atrium.  This was painted red with a genius in a toga, holding a cornucopia and standing to the left of a round altar.  To the right was a figure in blue and yellow with a diadem and sceptre in the left hand and a patera in the outstretched right hand.  This was possibly Juno.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 291, L95, T:44,1).
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p. 75, no. 349, pl.19,2).

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Lararium niche in small room c, in north-east corner of atrium.

This was painted red with a genius in a toga, holding a cornucopia and standing to the left of a round altar. 

To the right was a figure in blue and yellow with a diadem and sceptre in the left hand and a patera in the outstretched right hand. 

This was possibly Juno.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 291, L95, T:44,1).

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14.  (p. 75, no. 349, pl.19,2).

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.197 incl: drawing by Discanno)

 

VIII.2.39 Casa di fusco or House of Emperor Joseph II.   Statue of Harpocrates found in the Lararium.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 5329.  See Ward Perkins, J. and Claridge A., 1976. Pompeii AD 79.  London: Westerham. (T:191).  See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. Statue of Harpocrates found in the lararium. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 5329.

See Ward Perkins, J. and Claridge A., 1976. Pompeii AD 79.  London: Westerham. (T:191).

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. East side of atrium with doorways to rooms e, f and g.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006.

East side of atrium with doorways to rooms e, f and g, east ala. Looking south-east.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Edge of doorway to room g, east ala in south-east corner of atrium.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006.

Edge of doorway to room g, east ala in south-east corner of atrium.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006. Doorways to room q, andron, room h, ala, and rooms k and l, on west side of atrium.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. West side of atrium.

Doorways to room q, andron, room h, ala, and rooms k and l, on west side of atrium.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006.   Room h, Ala on west side of atrium, and Doorway to Room k, with shelving supports on west wall.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. 

Room h, ala on west side of atrium, and doorway to room k, with shelving supports on west wall.

According to Schefold, found in the west ala were damaged landscapes showing Isis temple, and another with statue of Priapus.

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (Fig.152,1 and 2)

According to Jashemski, there was a garden representation in the right (west) ala, under the painting of an Egyptian landscape.

This she described as being a herm of Silvanus in the middle of the garden.

Drawing of garden representation in the DAI, Rome, negative no: 53504

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.401 and Fig.494)

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006. Doorways to rooms l and m, on west side of atrium.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. Doorways to rooms l and m, on west side of atrium.

 

VIII.2.39 Pompeii.  May 2006.  Doorways to Rooms l, m, n and kitchen. North west corner of atrium.

VIII.2.39 Pompeii. May 2006. 

Doorways to rooms l, m, n and kitchen, in north-west corner of atrium.

 

 

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