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VI.2.17 Pompeii. Casa d’Iside. Rear entrance at VI.2.20.

Excavated 1787, 1812, 1818. Bombed in 1943.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Entrance.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance, looking east.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance across atrium.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance across atrium.

 

VI.2.20 and VI.2.17 Pompeii. December 2007.  Looking north at atrium of VI.2.17, showing corridor (top left) leading to rear of house at VI.2.20.
The tablinum is in the centre, and a small room, on the right.

VI.2.20 and VI.2.17 Pompeii. December 2007.

Looking north at atrium of VI.2.17, showing corridor (top left) leading to rear of house at VI.2.20.

The tablinum is in the centre, and a small cubiculum, on the right.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Floor of impluvium in atrium.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Floor of impluvium in atrium.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Cistern mouth and puteal near impluvium.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Cistern mouth and puteal near impluvium.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east across atrium with impluvium, towards tablinum.For photos of the east part of this linked house, see VI.2.20. According to Garcia y Garcia, in this house there was much damage caused by the two bombs that fell on the nearby house to the north. After the bombardment, it was left in a state of grave abandonment. See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.74)

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east across atrium with impluvium, towards tablinum.

For photos of the east part of this linked house, see VI.2.20.

According to Garcia y Garcia, in this house much damage was caused by the two bombs that fell on the nearby house to the north.

After the bombardment, it was left in a state of grave abandonment.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.74).

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. Looking south across the cork model at Naples Museum, showing the remains before the bombing.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. Looking south across the cork model at Naples Museum, showing the remains before the bombing.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east across tablinum towards atrium, and entrance corridor.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east across tablinum towards atrium, and entrance corridor.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. Looking east from entrance in Vicolo di Narciso. Cork model at Naples Museum, showing the remains before the bombing.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. Looking east from entrance in Vicolo di Narciso.

Cork model at Naples Museum, showing the remains before the bombing.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of cornice and plaster from north wall of tablinum.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of cornice and plaster from north wall of tablinum.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Painted plaster in north-east corner of tablinum.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Painted plaster in north-east corner of tablinum.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. South wall of atrium looking south-west. .

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. South wall of atrium, looking south-west.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south-west across atrium to room in south-west corner, and entrance corridor.  According to Fiorelli, as usual there were two cubicula, one on either side of the entrance corridor.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south-west across atrium to room in south-west corner, and entrance corridor.

According to Fiorelli, as usual there were two cubicula, one on either side of the entrance corridor.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west towards entrance corridor, and doorway to another cubiculum in north-west corner of atrium. This cubiculum would have had a staircase on its northern side, with a lava base step. Adjacent to the steps would have been a passage leading to the kitchen and latrine. Next to the passageway would have been an oecus. This corner was badly affected by the 1943 bombing.

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west towards entrance corridor, and doorway to another cubiculum in north-west corner of atrium.

This cubiculum would have had a staircase on its northern side, with a lava base step.

Adjacent to the steps would have been a passage leading to the kitchen and latrine.

Next to the passageway would have been an oecus.

This corner was badly affected by the 1943 bombing. 

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Two rooms on north side of atrium.
On the left is the site of stairs to upper floor, and the entrance to a triclinium, is on the right.   See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.159)

VI.2.17 Pompeii. September 2005. Two rooms on north side of atrium.

On the left is the site of stairs to upper floor, and the entrance to a triclinium, is on the right.  

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.159)

 

VI.2.20 and VI.2.17 Pompeii. December 2007. Corridor along north side of Tablinum leading to the underneath of the stone staircase.

VI.2.20 and VI.2.17 Pompeii. December 2007.

Looking east along corridor on north side of tablinum leading to the underneath of the stone staircase in VI.2.20.

According to Fiorelli, this corridor was bricked up at the rear, having to the left either a doorway or a gate, where it was separated from the other area which was at its rear.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.51)

 

VI.2.17 or VI.2.16 Pompeii. 1824 engraving of mosaic emblema by Mazois.
According to Mazois –
this engraving represents a mosaic found in the triclinium of a house shown in Pl. XXI and XXII. (p.61).
Plates XXI and XXII are showing the Houses at VIII.2.1/3, known as the Houses of Championnet.
See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei : Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot, p.61, pl. XX fig II.
According to PPM –
VI.2.16 Tablinum. A small amount remains of the flooring in cocciopesto punctuated by white tesserae. 
At the centre of this room, according to Mazois, there was an emblema with a four-petalled rosette associated with four lotus buds. 
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici. IV. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 209.

VI.2.17 or VI.2.16 Pompeii. 1824 engraving of mosaic emblema by Mazois.

According to Mazois –

this engraving represents a mosaic found in the triclinium of a house shown in Pl. XXI and XXII. (p.61).

Plates XXI and XXII are showing the Houses at VIII.2.1/3, known as the Houses of Championnet.

See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei : Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot, p.61, pl. XX fig II.

According to PPM –

VI.2.16 Tablinum. A small amount remains of the flooring in cocciopesto punctuated by white tesserae.

At the centre of this room, according to Mazois, there was an emblema with a four-petalled rosette associated with four lotus buds.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici. IV. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 209.

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. 1834 painting by Ernst Zocher “Fußboden aus der sogenannten Casa dell’ Iside zu Pompeji".
This is the same mosaic as shown by Mazois and referred to by PPM as from VI.2.16. The name Casa dell'Iside would however seem to place it in VI.2.17.
Photo courtesy Foto Marburg © Architekturmuseum der TU München, Inventar-Nr. zoc-48-2, 913993, alte Inventar-Nr. 2.3.2. CC-BY-NC-ND

VI.2.17 Pompeii. 1834 painting by Ernst Zocher “Fußboden aus der sogenannten Casa dellIside zu Pompeji".

This is the same mosaic as shown by Mazois and referred to by PPM as from VI.2.16. The name Casa dell'Iside would however seem to place it in VI.2.17.

Photo courtesy Foto Marburg © Architekturmuseum der TU München, Inventar-Nr. zoc-48-2, 913993, alte Inventar-Nr. 2.3.2. CC-BY-NC-ND

 

VI.2.17 Pompeii. Between 1819 and 1832. Drawings by W. Gell.
On the right, the floor decoration is from VI.2.17.
On the left, the phallic symbol, and drawing “on a wall” may be from VI.2.24.
The Corinthian capital in the centre is from VI.2.18/19.
See Gell, W. Pompeii unpublished [Dessins de l'édition de 1832 donnant le résultat des fouilles post 1819 (?)] vol II, pl. 83.
Bibliothèque de l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, collections Jacques Doucet, Identifiant numérique Num MS180 (2).
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VI.2.17 Pompeii. Between 1819 and 1832. Drawings by W. Gell.

On the right, the floor decoration is from VI.2.17.

On the left, the phallic symbol, and drawing “on a wall” may be from VI.2.24.

The Corinthian capital in the centre is from VI.2.18/19.

See Gell, W. Pompeii unpublished [Dessins de l'édition de 1832 donnant le résultat des fouilles post 1819 (?)] vol II, pl. 83.

Bibliothèque de l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, collections Jacques Doucet, Identifiant numérique Num MS180 (2).

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