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IX.8.b Pompeii. Hospitium of C. Hyginius Firmus.

Excavated 1879, 1880.

 

IX.8.b Hospitium of C. Hyginius Firmus

IX.8.b    End of Via del Centenario (into the unexcavated part)          IX.6

IX.8.b Pompeii, on left. May 2005. End of Vicolo del Centenario (into the unexcavated part). IX.6, on right.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway, looking east.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway, looking east.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along north wall of fauces. According to Della Corte because of the graffito painted on the left wall in the vestibule, it proved this was a hospitium and the owners name as -
Hospitium C. Hygini Firmi     [CIL IV 3779]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.165)

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along north wall of fauces.

According to Della Corte because of the graffito painted on the left wall in the vestibule, it proved this was a hospitium and the owners name as -

Hospitium C. Hygini Firmi     [CIL IV 3779]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.165)

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west through doorway to kitchen and latrine, towards remains of hearth. The remains of stairs to the upper floor can be seen on the right.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west through doorway to kitchen and latrine, towards remains of hearth.

The remains of stairs to the upper floor can be seen on the right. The latrine can be seen on the left, with a small window.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into cubiculum in north-west corner of atrium.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into cubiculum in north-west corner of atrium.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into ala or tablinum.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into ala or tablinum.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into small room or cupboard in north-east corner of atrium. The north wall shows holes for the supports of shelving.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north into small room or cupboard in north-east corner of atrium.

The north wall shows holes for the supports of shelving.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along corridor in the middle of the east wall. The doorway in the south wall (right) leads into a triclinium with window? See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.439)

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east along corridor in the middle of the east wall.

The doorway in the south wall (right) leads into a triclinium with window?

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.439)

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of painted plaster from corridor.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of painted plaster from corridor.

 

IX.8.b Hospitium of C. Hyginius Firmus

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south into triclinium.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of painted plaster.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of painted plaster.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west across atrium towards kitchen on north side of entrance corridor.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west across atrium towards kitchen on north side of entrance corridor.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west over north wall from IX.8.6.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking over north wall from IX.8.6.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west along south wall of atrium, towards cubiculum on south side of entrance fauces. The site of the lararium niche can just be seen in the south wall, in front of the wall of the cubiculum.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west along south wall of atrium, towards cubiculum on south side of entrance fauces.

The site of the lararium niche can just be seen in the south wall, in front of the wall of the cubiculum.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Lararium niche on the south wall, in the south-west corner of the atrium. According to Boyce, this large arched niche had its inside walls decorated with a painted pattern representing blocks of coloured marble. The report in the Not. Scavi, called it “la nicchia dei Penati” (Not.Scavi,1880,185).  See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.90, no.451)

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Lararium niche on the south wall, in the south-west corner of the atrium.

According to Boyce, this large arched niche had its inside walls decorated with a painted pattern representing blocks of coloured marble.

The report in the Not. Scavi, called it “la nicchia dei Penati” (Not.Scavi,1880,185)

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.90, no.451)

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Detail of painting from lararium niche on the south wall.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Detail of painting from lararium niche on the south wall.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west across atrium towards doorway to cubiculum on south side of entrance fauces.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west across atrium towards doorway to cubiculum on south side of entrance fauces/corridor.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. South wall of cubiculum, with recess.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. South wall of cubiculum, with recess.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. West wall of cubiculum. The middle area of all the walls was IV style decoration on a white background, with bordered panels separated by two parallel red lines. The zoccolo (plinth) was also white.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. West wall of cubiculum.

The middle area of the walls was IV style decoration on a white background, with bordered panels separated by two parallel red lines.

The zoccolo (plinth) was also white.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. Remains of painted plaster in north-west corner of cubiculum.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005.

Remains of painted First style plaster in imitation of flowered alabaster, in green yellow and red, from cornice in north-west corner of cubiculum.

 

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. North wall of cubiculum.

IX.8.b Pompeii. May 2005. North wall of cubiculum.

 

IX.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Vicolo del Centenario, looking north.         IX.8.b

IX.5 Pompeii, on left.  May 2005.    Vicolo del Centenario, looking north.                       IX.8.b, on right.

 

IX.8.b and IX.8.c Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south into unexcavated area.

IX.8.b and IX.8.c Pompeii, on left. May 2005. Vicolo del Centenario, looking south into unexcavated area.

 

 

 

 

 

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