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HGW24 Pompeii. Villa of Diomedes or Villa di Diomede.

Excavated 1771 to 1773.

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HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north across pool in small courtyard, from end of corridor.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking north across pool in small courtyard, from end of corridor from kitchen area.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. South-west side of small courtyard in baths complex. According to Mau, on the left is a doorway to the apodyterium, and in the centre is a doorway to a storeroom.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 356). According to Breton, the doorway on the left would have led to the frigidarium, and the doorway in the centre would have led to the apodyterium or changing room. See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. South-west side of small courtyard in baths complex.

According to Mau, on the left is a doorway to the apodyterium, and in the centre is a doorway to a storeroom.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 356).

According to Breton, the doorway on the left would have led to the frigidarium, and the doorway in the centre would have led to the apodyterium or changing room.

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Apodyterium or changing room in baths complex, with doorway in south-east corner leading to tepidarium.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Apodyterium or changing room (or frigidarium) in baths complex, with doorway in south-east corner leading to tepidarium.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Tepidarium in baths complex, looking south to window.

On the left was a doorway leading to the caldarium.

 

 
HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. West wall of tepidarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic floor in tepidarium of baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic floor in tepidarium of baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Doorway in east wall of tepidarium leading to caldarium in baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Doorway in east wall of tepidarium leading to caldarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking towards east wall of caldarium.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Baths complex. Apse.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Apsed niche at south end of caldarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Bath or basin for hot water against north wall of caldarium in baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Bath or basin for hot water against north wall of caldarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Bath or basin against north wall of caldarium in baths complex.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Bath or basin against north wall of caldarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Baths complex. Mosaic floor.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic floor in caldarium in baths complex.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. South wall of baths courtyard, with doorway on left to apodyterium or changing room. On the right is a doorway to a storeroom.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

South wall of baths courtyard, with doorway on left to apodyterium or changing room, (or frigidarium).

On the right is a doorway to a storeroom, (or apodyterium).

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south into storeroom, according to Mau, or apodyterium, according to Breton.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking south into storeroom, according to Mau, or apodyterium, according to Breton.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west across peristyle, from east portico. According to Jashemski, this garden was enclosed by a portico supported by fourteen columns, red below and white above.
In the middle of the garden was a small rectangular pool, that had been faced with marble which had been removed in antiquity. Water from the cistern below was drawn through the two fluted travertine puteals located on the south side (left) next to the two corner columns.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.280)

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west across peristyle, from east portico.

According to Jashemski, this garden was enclosed by a portico supported by fourteen columns, red below and white above.

In the middle of the garden was a small rectangular pool, which had been faced with marble which had been removed in antiquity.

Water from the cistern below was drawn through the two fluted travertine puteals located on the south side (left) next to the two corner columns.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.280)

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room in south-east corner of the peristyle, with three windows onto a garden, not yet excavated.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Room in south-east corner of the peristyle, with three windows onto a garden, not yet excavated.

 

 

 

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