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VIII.5.37 Pompeii. Casa delle Pareti rosse or House of the Red Walls or House of the family Fabia.

Excavated 1832 and 1882. Restored and re-opened 2017.      Part 1.

 

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VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  September 2006. Wall and possible blocked door.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. September 2006. Wall and possible blocked door. 

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. December 2007.   Vico della Parete Rossa looking east.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. December 2007.   Vicolo delle Pareti Rosse, looking east. 

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.  According to Della Corte, two electoral programmes written next to the doorway were attributed to indistinct members of the family Fabia:  Fabi rog(ant)  (3591):  Fabi rog(ant)  (3592).  See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.257)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), they read as –

Iunianum  IIvir(um)
d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  Fabi  rog(ant)     [CIL IV 3591]

Laelium  Fuscum
d(uum)  v(irum)  i(ure)  d(icundo)
Fabi  rog(ant)         [CIL IV 3592]

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.

According to Della Corte, two electoral programmes written next to the doorway were attributed to indistinct members of the family Fabia:

Fabi rog(ant)  (3591):  Fabi rog(ant)  (3592)

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.257)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), they read as –

 

Iunianum  IIvir(um)

d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  Fabi  rog(ant)     [CIL IV 3591]

 

Laelium  Fuscum

d(uum)  v(irum)  i(ure)  d(icundo)

Fabi  rog(ant)         [CIL IV 3592]

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Entrance and west side of atrium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance and west side of atrium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking north along west side.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking north along west side.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 1. Atrium.  Looking north, across site of Impluvium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking north across site of impluvium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Looking north from entrance across atrium and remains of impluvium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. December 2007. 

Looking north from entrance across atrium and remains of impluvium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  Room 1, atrium, looking north across site of Impluvium.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, remains of impluvium in atrium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, remains of impluvium in atrium. 

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, site of impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, site of impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, site of impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, site of impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium.  East side, looking north.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north along the east side of atrium.   

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking north-east across atrium, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 1, looking north-east across atrium, after restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. April 2017. Room 1, atrium, looking north east.  
Photo courtesy of Dr Paul J. Turner.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. April 2017. Room 1, atrium, looking north-east, after restoration. 

Photo courtesy of Dr Paul J. Turner.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. 1959. Room 1, atrium, looking north east.  
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.5.37 Pompeii. 1959. Room 1, atrium, looking north-east. 

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.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 1, Atrium. East side.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, east side of atrium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, after restoration, with doorways to rooms 4 and 2, on the right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017.

Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, after restoration, with doorways to rooms 4 and 2, on the right.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

                                     

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium.  Wall on east side of entrance door.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. Wall on east side of entrance door.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. September 2005. Rooms 4 and 2 in south-east corner of atrium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. September 2005. Rooms 4 and 2 in south-east corner of atrium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009. Doorway to Room 2. Small room with staircase to upper floor.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 2.

Small room with staircase to upper floor.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of doorway to room 2. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of doorway to room 2. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  Remains of base of staircase to upper floor.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, remains of base of staircase to upper floor.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 2, remains of base of staircase to upper floor.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 2, remains of base of staircase to upper floor.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2. Looking east.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, looking east.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2, Doorway at east end in north wall to Room 3.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, doorway at east end in north wall to room 3.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 3, looking north through doorway from room 2. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 3, looking north through doorway from room 2, after restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 3, threshold of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 3, threshold of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3. Storeroom. Looking north.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, looking north across storeroom.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3. North end.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north end.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3, doorway in south wall to Room 2.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, doorway in south wall to room 2.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009. Doorways to Rooms 4 and 2, on east side of Atrium.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorways to rooms 4 and 2, on east side of atrium.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Doorway to room 4, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. May 2017. Doorway to room 4, after restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 4, Cubiculum.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 4, cubiculum.

 

VIII.5.37 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4. Cubiculum. Looking east.

VIII.5.37 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, looking east across cubiculum.

 

 

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