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HGE12 Pompeii. Villa delle Colonne a Mosaico or Villa of the Mosaic Columns.

Herculaneum Gate East Side. (Eschebach East 12, Kockel Nord 12).

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HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of floral decoration on upper part of mosaic column. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of floral decoration on upper part of mosaic column.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

 

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of stag and figures lower on the mosaic column. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of stag and figures lower on the mosaic column.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

 

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of second floral design below stag and figures, lower on mosaic column. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns.

Detail of second floral design below stag and figures, lower on mosaic column.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

 

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of geometric design and base of mosaic column. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

HGE12 Villa of the Mosaic Columns. Detail of geometric design and base of mosaic column.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10000.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain with apsed niche. According to Jashemski, at the top of the shell which decorated the large niche was a Nereid on a sea-bull. See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.277)

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic fountain with apsed niche.

According to Jashemski, at the top of the shell which decorated the large niche was a Nereid on a sea-bull.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.277)

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Centrepiece of mosaic fountain. According to Jashemski, in the large niche was a smaller one which may have held a fountain statue. From the smaller niche, decorated with a garden scene, water flowed down steps into the basin below.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Centrepiece of mosaic fountain.

According to Jashemski, in the large niche was a smaller one which may have held a fountain statue.

From the smaller niche, decorated with a garden scene, water flowed down steps into the basin below.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic urn with bird in centrepiece of small niche of mosaic fountain.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Mosaic urn with bird in centrepiece of small niche of mosaic fountain.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Water steps cascade.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Water steps cascade.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. South side of mosaic fountain.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. South side of mosaic fountain.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. North side of mosaic fountain.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. North side of mosaic fountain.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north across garden towards courtyard.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north across garden towards courtyard.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north towards courtyard and entrance HGE14. This is the site of the Samnite graves.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north towards courtyard and entrance HGE14.

This is the site of the Samnite graves.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north from near entrance HGE14.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north from near entrance HGE14.

 

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north towards entrance to central corridor of northern building complex.

HGE12 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking north towards entrance to central corridor of northern building complex.

 

 

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