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Oplontis. Villa di Poppea or Villa of Poppea

or Villa Poppaea or Oplontis Villa A.

 

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Rooms 5 to 7.

 

Room 5: Atrium.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Corridor of south side of room 23, leading to atrium.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Corridor of south side of room 23, leading to atrium on its east side.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 5, looking north across atrium towards the north garden.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 5, looking north across atrium towards the north garden.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 5, atrium. Looking north through pilasters towards small courtyard garden 20, and room 21. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 5, atrium. Looking north through pilasters towards small courtyard garden 20, and room 21.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium towards the west wall and north-west corner.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium towards the west wall and north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium towards the west wall and north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, October 2001.

Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium towards the west wall and north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, looking across the impluvium in the atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, decorative mosaic border of the impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, decorative mosaic border of the impluvium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium. Looking towards the west wall and the south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium. Looking towards the west wall and the south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, the atrium. Looking towards the west wall and the south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, the atrium. Looking towards the west wall and the south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium, looking across the south side and the impluvium towards the west wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium, looking across the south side and the impluvium towards the west wall.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Looking west along corridor on south side of atrium, room 5, leading to portico 13, and peristyle19. Doorway to room 11, a cubiculum, can be seen in the centre right.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Looking west along corridor on south side of atrium, room 5, leading to portico 13, and peristyle19.

Doorway to room 11, a cubiculum, can be seen in the centre right.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall, south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall, south end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from top of west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from top of west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 5, painted imitation doorway on west wall.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 5, painted imitation doorway on west wall. 

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, painted imitation doorway on west wall.   Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, painted imitation doorway on west wall. 

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

Oplontis, 1973. Room 5, painted doorway in the southern atrium. 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. J73f0370

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1973. Room 5, painted west wall doorway in the southern atrium.

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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Oplontis, 1973. Room 5, detail above painted door in atrium. 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. J73f0371

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1973. Room 5, detail above painted door in west wall of atrium at south end.

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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Oplontis, 1975. Room 5, restoration of painted wall with imitation doorway. 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. J75f0449

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1975. Room 5, restoration of painted west wall with imitation doorway.

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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Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from centre of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. On each wall are two painted large false doors, all painted with a figure of a victory on the doors, and landscape painted panels above the door lintels, There are also shields with portrait heads between flanking columns to appear rich in quality.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from centre of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

On each wall are two painted large false doors, all painted with a figure of a victory on the doors, and landscape painted panels above the door lintels,

There are also shields with portrait heads between flanking columns to appear rich in quality.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall, north end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall, north end.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, detail from west wall, north end.
Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001.

Room 5, detail from west wall, north end.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, 1974. Room 5, painted wall from atrium with painted imitation doorways. 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. J74f0660

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 5, painted west wall from atrium with painted imitation doorways.

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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Oplontis, September 2015. Room 5, detail of painted decoration on west wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 5, detail of painted decoration on west wall.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from west wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from painted doorway at north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from painted doorway at north end of west wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, detail from north end of west wall.
Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, detail from north end of west wall.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from centre of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from centre of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from above doorway at south end of west wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from above doorway at south end of west wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail from south end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail from south end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 5, atrium, looking towards the north-east corner and east wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 5, atrium, looking towards the north-east corner and east wall.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail of painted doorway from north end of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail of painted doorway from north end of east wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, 1968.  Room 5, atrium, which originally may have been the main entrance to the villa. 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. J68f1510

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1968. 

Room 5, east wall of atrium, which originally may have had the main entrance to the villa in the north-east corner.

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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Oplontis, 1968. Room 5, atrium, painted wall with imitation painted door. 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. J68f1463

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1968. Room 5, atrium, painted east wall with imitation painted door. 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.

J68f1463

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, atrium, detail from painted east wall at north end.  Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, atrium, detail from painted east wall at north end.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium. Looking along the east wall towards the south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium. Looking along the east wall towards the south-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 5, the atrium. Looking along the east wall towards the south-east corner and south wall. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001.

Room 5, the atrium. Looking along the east wall towards the south-east corner and south wall.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium, looking along the east wall from the south side. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 5, the atrium, looking along the east wall from the south side.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 5, detail of painted doorway from south end of east wall. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 5, detail of painted doorway from south end of east wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Room 6: Corridor from room 4 to portico 34

 

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. 
Entrance to corridor 6 in north-west corner of room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Entrance to corridor 6 in north-west corner of room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Mosaic threshold at north end of corridor 6 leading from room 33 to room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Mosaic threshold at north end of corridor 6 leading from the west portico of the north garden, room 33, to room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Looking south along corridor 6 from the west portico, room 33, towards room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Looking south along corridor 6 from the west portico, room 33, towards room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Painted west wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Painted west wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Painted west wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Painted west wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Painted east wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Painted east wall of corridor 6 leading south to room 4.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Looking south to doorway to room 4, from corridor 6.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Looking south to doorway to room 4, from corridor 6.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Looking north along corridor 6 from room 4.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Looking north along corridor 6 from room 4. 

 

Room 7: Kitchen

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Doorway to room 7, the kitchen, from corridor 9.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Doorway to room 7, the kitchen, from corridor 9.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 7, kitchen. Looking north from doorway from room 9. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 7, kitchen. Looking north through doorway from room 9.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking north into kitchen area.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, looking north into kitchen area.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, west wall, looking north into kitchen area.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, west wall, looking north into kitchen area.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, east wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, east wall.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking towards north-east corner of kitchen area.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, looking towards north-east corner of kitchen area. 

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the north wall with hearth. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the north wall with hearth.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the hearth against the north wall. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the hearth against the north wall.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the hearth in the north-east corner. Against the east wall is a vat/tank for the collection of waste water. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 7, the kitchen. Looking towards the hearth in the north-east corner.

Against the east wall is a vat/tank for the collection of waste water, a primitive sink.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Detail of the vat/tank against the east wall.  
Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

Oplontis, Villa of Poppea, October 2001. Room 7, detail of the vat/tank against the east wall.  

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 7, looking south-east across the kitchen. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 7, looking south-east across the kitchen.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking north-west towards doorway with vaulted surround in kitchen area.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, looking north-west towards doorway with vaulted surround in kitchen area.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking west through doorway with vaulted surround from kitchen area.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, looking west through doorway with vaulted surround from kitchen area.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. North-west corner of kitchen, gap between west end of bench and wall on north side of doorway with vaulted surround.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

North-west corner of kitchen, gap between west end of bench and wall on north side of doorway with vaulted surround.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking east through doorway with vaulted surround, at western end of kitchen.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Room 7, looking east through doorway with vaulted surround, at western end of kitchen.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, western end, north wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, north wall at western end of kitchen.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, south wall at western end of kitchen.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, south wall at western end of kitchen.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Doorway from room 7 into room 16, looking west.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Doorway from room 7 into room 16, looking west.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 7, looking west through doorway into room 16.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 7, looking west through doorway into room 16.

 

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