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VIII.5.2 Pompeii. Casa del Gallo I (double atrium house).

Linked to VIII.5.5. Excavated 1840, 1881 and 1943. (Strada dell’Abbondanza 12).

Part 1.                                                 Part 2

 

Part 3      Part 4      Part 5      Part 6      Part 7      Part 8      Part 9      VIII.5.2 and VIII.5.5 Plan

 

The pictures for VIII.5.5 are included on these pages with the pictures for VIII.5.2 and a combined plan shows the room locations.

 

According to PPM, part of this house was originally brought to light in the 1780’s, when the nearby Via dei Teatri was excavated, but the excavation of around 1840-41 was completed between 1881-1883.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Entrance and Vestibule.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance and Vestibule.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  September 2004.  Entrance.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. September 2004. Entrance.

 

VIII.5.2, Pompeii. November 1966. Looking south from entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.5.2, Pompeii. November 1966. Looking south from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium. Looking south.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking south.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  May 2005. Room 1. Atrium, looking south.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, atrium, looking south.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room 1. Atrium, looking south west.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, atrium, looking south-west.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  May 2005. Room 1. Atrium, looking south east.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, atrium, looking south-east.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  May 2005. Room 1. Atrium.  Impluvium.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Room 1, tufa impluvium in atrium. 

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, small alcove with altar, in north-west corner of atrium.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, small alcove with tufa altar, in north-west corner of atrium.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar. According to Boyce, in the north wall of the atrium, to the right of the entrance doorway from the street, is a recess. A square masonry altar stands more-or-less in the centre of the recess. On the top of the altar on its upper surface is a large rectangular depression. According to Fiorelli, on the right of the tuscanic atrium was a sacrarium, three cubicula and an ala.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.76, no.365, Pl.39,2) 
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.163)

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar.

According to Boyce, in the north wall of the atrium, to the right of the entrance doorway from the street, is a recess.

A square masonry altar stands more-or-less in the centre of the recess.

On the top of the altar on its upper surface is a large rectangular depression.

According to Fiorelli, on the right of the tuscanic atrium was a sacrarium, three cubicula and an ala.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.76, no.365, Pl.39,2)

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.163)

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, white stucco on tufa altar.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, white stucco on tufa altar. 

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 2. Cubiculum.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2, cubiculum.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, looking west across cubiculum.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, looking west across cubiculum.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3, room with remains of stairs and cupboard.  According to Fiorelli, a cubiculum. Accoding to Eschebach, a staircase room with apotheca. 
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.163)
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. )p.379)

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3, room with remains of stairs and cupboard.  

According to Fiorelli, a cubiculum. According to Eschebach, a staircase room with apotheca.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.163)

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.379)

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3. Looking west.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking west.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking north to site of stairs with cupboard under?.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking north to site of stairs with cupboard under?.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking north towards east end of north wall.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking north towards east end of north wall.

 

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north side. Looking north-east towards east wall of brick pilaster.

VIII.5.2 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 3, north side. Looking north-east towards east wall of brick pilaster.

 

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Part 3      Part 4      Part 5      Part 6      Part 7      Part 8      Part 9      VIII.5.2 and VIII.5.5 Plan