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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. Room to South of terrace.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east into doorway to room on east side of terrace.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east into room with doorway to room at rear leading to front peristyle.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking east into room (triclinium) with doorway to room at rear leading to front peristyle.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north along terrace.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north along terrace.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. 5th October 1771. Found in area 26 at the northern end of the terrace. Wall painting of meat, game, egg and produce. On the right panel is a silver cup. On the left panel is a bag of money. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8643. See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p.71).

HGW24 Pompeii. 5th October 1771. Found in area 26 at the northern end of the terrace.

Wall painting of meat, game, egg and produce. On the right panel is a silver cup. On the left panel is a bag of money.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8643.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p.71).

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. North end of terrace and area of part of the unroofed promenade over the flat roof of the portico. This would have extended around all three sides of the garden portico.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

North end of terrace and area of part of the unroofed promenade over the flat roof of the portico.

This would have extended around all three sides of the garden portico.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking down onto portico.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west, down onto portico.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking down onto portico.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north, down onto portico, from area of large exedra.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west from exedra towards the garden and the west portico in the background. According to Jashemski, the garden was enclosed on four sides by a portico supported by sixty-three pillars. In the centre of the terrace above the portico on the east side was a large room. This room had a panoramic view towards Stabia, Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. A large apsed pool with a fountain was in the centre of the garden.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.281)

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking west from area of large exedra towards the garden and the west portico in the background.

According to Jashemski, the garden was enclosed on four sides by a portico supported by sixty-three pillars.

In the centre of the terrace above the portico on the east side was a large room.

This room had a panoramic view towards Stabia, Sorrento and the Bay of Naples.

A large apsed pool with a fountain was in the centre of the garden.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.281)

 

HGW24 Pompeii. 1862 painting of villa. In the centre would have been the large exedra. See Niccolini F, 1862. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Secondo. Napoli. Tavolo VII.

HGW24 Pompeii. 1862 painting of villa. In the centre would have been the large exedra.

See Niccolini F, 1862. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei: Volume Secondo. Napoli. Tavolo VII.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Steps down to lower level from north-east corner of front peristyle.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Steps down to lower level from north-east corner of front peristyle.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to side of corridor, leading down to lower level.

 

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

HGW24 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor down to lower level.

 

 

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