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Oplontis. Villa di Poppea or Villa of Poppea

or Villa Poppaea or Oplontis Villa A.

 

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Rooms 24 to 29.

 

Room 24: Portico leading to portico 40, and peristyle 59

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, threshold from corridor 37.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, threshold from Corridor 37.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west from near Corridor 37.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west from near Corridor 37.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, flooring near Corridor 37, looking west.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, flooring near Corridor 37, looking west.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, remains of painted wall decoration from north wall between room 25, and Corridor 37.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Portico 24, remains of painted wall decoration from north wall between room 25, and Corridor 37.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, north-west corner with doorway to room 25.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, north-west corner with doorway to room 25.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, looking south-east from room 25.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking south-east from room 25.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, looking east.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking east.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, looking north-east from west end, with doorway to room 25, on left.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Portico 24, looking north-east from west end, with doorway to room 23, on left and room 25, centre left.

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Room 24, portico looking west towards doorway to room 23, centre right. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 24, portico looking west towards doorway to room 23, centre right.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Portico 24, looking west towards doorway to room 23, Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Portico 24, looking west towards doorway to room 23.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Portico 24, detail of painted plaster above the doorway leading into room 23. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Portico 24, detail of painted plaster above the doorway leading into room 23.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Portico 24, detail of painted plaster above the doorway leading into room 41, the cubiculum with two alcoves. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011.

Portico 24, detail of painted plaster above the doorway leading into room 41, the cubiculum with two alcoves.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Portico 24, looking east from near doorway to room 23.
The “doorway” between the columns, on the right, leads into the western part of peristyle 59. The doorway on the left is to room 25. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Portico 24, looking north-east from near doorway to room 23.

The “doorway” between the columns, on the right, leads into the western part of peristyle 59.

The doorway on the left leads into room 25.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 24 the southern portico, to the left would lead to portico 40, of the south-eastern peristyle, room 59. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011.

Room 24 the southern portico, to the left would lead to portico 40 of the south-eastern peristyle, area 59.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 24, looking south towards the unexcavated from the portico. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 24, looking south towards the unexcavated from the portico.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 24, interior half-column embedded into the wall. 
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns. Malandrino describes - “the southern portico with columns painted on the inside and fluted in stucco on the outside. The spaces between the columns were partially closed by masonry panels to protect both the porticoes themselves as well as the rooms that face onto them, from the summer heat and from the rain and the southerly winds.”
See Malandrino, C. (1978). Oplontis, (p. 72), where Room 24, is described as Room19 on the plan).

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 24, interior half-column embedded into the wall.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west from east end.
Malandrino describes - “the southern portico with columns painted on the inside and fluted in stucco on the outside. 
The spaces between the columns were partially closed by masonry panels to protect both the porticoes themselves as well as the rooms that face onto them, from the summer heat and from the rain and the southerly winds.”
See Malandrino, C. (1978). Oplontis Villa of Poppea, (p. 72), where Room 24, is described as Room 19 on the plan).

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west from east end.

Malandrino describes - “the southern portico with columns painted on the inside and fluted in stucco on the outside.

The spaces between the columns were partially closed by masonry panels to protect both the porticoes themselves as well as the rooms that face onto them, from the summer heat and from the rain and the southerly winds.”

See Malandrino, C. (1978). Oplontis Villa of Poppea, (p. 72), where Room 24, is described as Room 19 on the plan).

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, painted north wall near east end, with black zoccolo.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, painted north wall near east end, with black zoccolo.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west through doorway at east end, connecting with Portico 40.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west through doorway at east end, connecting with Portico 40.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, threshold to doorway at east end, actually in the west wall of Portico 40.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, threshold to doorway at east end, actually in the west wall of Portico 40.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Portico 24, south-east corner.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, south-east corner.

 

Oplontis, 1974. Room 24, looking east towards portico 40, and unexcavated peristyle 59. 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. J74f0629

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 24, looking east towards portico 40, and unexcavated peristyle 59.

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, 1974. Room 24, Looking east along portico.  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. J74f0628

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 24, looking east along portico. 

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. Looking east along portico 24 in the south-eastern part of the Villa. 
The south-west part of Peristyle 59, with the wheel-barrows, can be seen through the “doorways” between the columns. 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. J73f0366

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1973. Looking east along portico 24 in the south-eastern part of the Villa.

The south-west part of Peristyle 59, with the wheel-barrows, can be seen through the “doorways” between the columns.

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. Portico 24, looking west from Peristyle 59.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Portico 24, looking west from Peristyle 59.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Portico 24, looking west along garden area/peristyle, on outside of portico. On the left is the unexcavated. On the right is the corner leading into Portico 40, of peristyle 59. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Portico 24, looking west along garden area/peristyle, on outside of portico.

On the left is the unexcavated. On the right is the corner leading into Portico 40, of peristyle 59.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2011. Portico 24, looking west along garden area/peristyle, on outside of portico. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Portico 24, looking west along garden area/peristyle, on outside of portico.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, 1974. Room 24/59, looking west along gutter in peristyle. 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. J74f0619

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 24/59, looking west along gutter in peristyle, outside of portico 24.

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. Looking west along south-west part of peristyle 59 with portico 24, on the right.  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. J73f0365

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1973. Looking west along south-west part of peristyle 59 with portico 24, on the right.

These columns had fluted plaster on the exterior, and were painted on their interior.

The doorway to corridor 37 can be seen on the right.

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 2011. Room 24, corridor 37 on north side of portico, leading through to Room 32, the rustic peristyle.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2011. Room 24, doorway to corridor 37 on north side of portico, leading through to Room 32, the rustic peristyle. 

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 24/59, looking east along gutter in peristyle 59. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 24/59, looking east along gutter in peristyle 59.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, 1974. Room 24/59, looking east along gutter in peristyle. 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. J74f0626

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 24/59, looking east along gutter in peristyle.

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, 1974. Room 24/59,  half-columns built into the wall of the peristyle. 
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. J74f0625

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 24/59, looking east towards half-columns built into the wall of the peristyle.

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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Room 25: Room leading off of Portico 24, next to room 23.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, doorway from Portico 24, looking north-west.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, doorway from Portico 24, looking north-west.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, threshold from Portico 24.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, threshold from Portico 24.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, flooring.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, flooring.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, west wall with doorway to room 22.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, west wall with doorway to room 22.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 25, upper west wall above doorway to room 22. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 25, upper west wall above doorway to room 22.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 25, north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 25, north end of west wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 25, west end of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 25, west end of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, north wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, north wall.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, east wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, east wall.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, east wall.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, detail from east wall.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, doorway in west wall leading to room 22.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, doorway in west wall leading to room 22.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 25, doorway in west wall leading to room 22, with amphorae.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 25, doorway in west wall leading to room 22, with amphorae.

 

 

Room 26.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 26, doorway in south-east corner of room 27.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 26, doorway in south-east corner of room 27.

 

 

Room 27: Room with lararium.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Doorway to room 27 from the rustic peristyle. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Doorway to room 27 from the rustic peristyle, room 32. Looking west.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, looking south in south-west corner towards doorway to room 22, on left, and room 1, on right.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015.

Room 27, looking south in south-west corner towards doorway to room 22, on left, and room 1, on right.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, remains of painted panel above doorway to room 1.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, remains of painted panel above doorway to room 1.

 

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1973. Room 27, painted panel with fishes. 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 Villa of Poppea, 1973. Room 27, painted panel with fishes. 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 2011. Room 27, wall decoration in upper south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 27, wall decoration in upper south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 27, decorative plaster in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 27, decorative plaster in south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, doorway in south wall leading to room 22.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, doorway in south wall leading to room 22. 

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 27, looking south-west towards the doorways to room 22 and room 1. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 27, looking south-west towards the doorways to room 22 and room 1

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, September 2011. Room 27, looking west towards the lararium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2011. Room 27, looking west towards the lararium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Oplontis, May 2010.Room 27, detail of painted west wall from behind the lararium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010.Room 27, detail of painted west wall from behind the lararium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, May 2010. Room 27, beam above the recess for the lararium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, May 2010. Room 27, beam above the recess for the lararium in west wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Oplontis, 1974. Room 27, looking towards west wall, and lararium with apse, in which was placed the masonry altar which held the symbols of the household gods. 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. J74f0664

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974.

Room 27, looking towards west wall, and lararium with apse, in which was placed the masonry altar which held the symbols of the household gods. 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, 1974. Room 27, lararium against the west wall. 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. J74f0663

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 27, lararium against the west wall.

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, 1974. Room 27, painted west wall above lararium.  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 Villa of Poppea, 1974. Room 27, painted west wall above lararium. 

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 27, looking north-west towards lararium.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, looking north-west towards lararium.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, looking north-west across flooring.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, looking north-west across flooring.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, looking north across flooring, with doorway to room 2, on left, and room 28, centre right.
On the right is the large doorway to the internal peristyle, no.32.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, looking north across flooring, with doorway to room 2, on left, and room 28, centre right.

On the right is the large doorway to the internal peristyle, no.32.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, doorway in north-west corner to room 2.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, doorway in north-west corner to room 2.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, north-east corner with doorway to room 28.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, north-east corner with doorway to room 28.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, looking towards east wall, with two windows and doorway to enclosed peristyle no.32.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, looking towards east wall, with two windows and doorway to enclosed peristyle no.32.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, window in north-east corner looking into room 32, the enclosed courtyard.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, window in north-east corner looking into room 32, the enclosed peristyle.

 

Oplontis, September 2015. Room 27, remains of wall paintings on east wall in north-east corner.

Oplontis Villa of Poppea, September 2015. Room 27, remains of wall paintings on east wall in north-east corner.

 

 

Room 28: Not photographed.

 

 

Room 29: Not photographed.

 

 

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