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VII.8 Pompeii. Forum East Side. Foro Civile, Lato Est. Ostseite des Forums.

Excavated 1813.

 

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Pianta del Foro / Forum Plan      Samnite shops on Forum east side

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking towards the east side, from the west side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking towards the east side, from the west side.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Portico of Eumachia Building on east side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Portico of Eumachia Building on east side.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. January 1977. Portico of Eumachia Building on east side of Forum. Photo courtesy of David Hingston.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. January 1977. Portico of Eumachia Building on east side of Forum. Photo courtesy of David Hingston.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. South end of east side, in front of entrance to Eumachia’s building. One of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. South end of east side, in front of entrance to Eumachia’s building.

One of 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. June 2019. Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia’s Building. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. June 2019. Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia’s Building. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. August 2021. 
Looking east across Forum towards the building of Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. August 2021.

Looking east across Forum towards the portico in front of Eumachia’s building. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, October 2020. Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia’s portico, and entrance doorway.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, October 2020.

Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia’s portico, and entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8.00, Pompeii. March 2019. Looking towards east side of Forum, with VII.9.1, entrance on right, and VII.9.2, entrance on left.  
Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VII.8 Pompeii. March 2019. Looking towards east side of Forum, with VII.9.1, entrance on right, and VII.9.2, entrance on left.  

Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. June 2010. Looking east towards the portico of Eumachia Building.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. June 2010. Looking east towards the portico of Eumachia Building. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Part of inscription on Portico of Eumachia’s Building, on east side of Forum. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020.

Part of inscription on Portico of Eumachia’s Building, on east side of Forum. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the Latin inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
L. F. SACERDOS PUB

The full inscription was similar to the one above the entrance at VII.9.67:
EUMACHIA L. F., SACERD(OS) PUBL(ICA), NOMINE SUO ET 
M. NUMISTRI FRONTONIS FILI CHALCIDICUM, CRYPTAM, PORTICUS CONCORDIAE 
AUGUSTAE PIETATI SUA PEQUNIA FECIT EADEMQUE DEDICAVIT.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.111)

Eumachia, daughter of Lucius, public priestess, in her own name and that of her son, Marcus Numistrius Fronto, built at her own expense the chalcidicum, crypt and portico in honour of Augustan Concord and Piety and also dedicated them. 
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.100, E42)

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the Latin inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

L. F. SACERDOS PUB

 

The full inscription was similar to the one above the entrance at VII.9.67:

EUMACHIA L. F., SACERD(OS) PUBL(ICA), NOMINE SUO ET

M. NUMISTRI FRONTONIS FILI CHALCIDICUM, CRYPTAM, PORTICUS CONCORDIAE

AUGUSTAE PIETATI SUA PEQUNIA FECIT EADEMQUE DEDICAVIT.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.111)

 

Eumachia, daughter of Lucius, public priestess, in her own name and that of her son, Marcus Numistrius Fronto, built at her own expense the chalcidicum, crypt and portico in honour of Augustan Concord and Piety and also dedicated them.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p.100, E42)

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum.  March 2009. Latin inscription above columns in portico on east side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. March 2009. Latin inscription above columns in portico on east side.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
O ET M. NVMISTRI FRONT

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

O ET M. NVMISTRI FRONT

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
HALCIDICVM CR

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

HALCIDICVM CR

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
CORDIAE AVGVSTA

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

CORDIAE AVGVSTA

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
VNIA FE

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

VNIA FE

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. October 2020. Portico of Eumachia’s Building, part of inscription. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -
DEMQVE DEDICAV

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Part of the inscription in large letters on the entablature of the portico, reading -

DEMQVE DEDICAV

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1820 recording by G. Bechi of the inscription on the entablature of the portico or chalcidicum of Eumachia.
See Bechi G., 1820. Del Calcidico e della Cripta di Eumachia scavati nel Foro di Pompeji l'anno 1820, Tav. V.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1820 recording by G. Bechi of the inscription on the entablature of the portico or chalcidicum of Eumachia.

See Bechi G., 1820. Del Calcidico e della Cripta di Eumachia scavati nel Foro di Pompeji l'anno 1820, Tav. V.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2006. Eumachia building portico on the east side of the Forum.

VII.8. Pompeii Forum. May 2006. Eumachia building portico on the east side of the Forum.

 

VII.8.00 Pompeii, 7th August 1976. Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia building portico. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

VII.8 Pompeii, 7th August 1976. Looking east across Forum towards Eumachia building portico.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum.  May 2006. East side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2006. Looking towards the east side.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Looking towards the eastern side. Two of the 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Looking towards the eastern side.

Two of the 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016. Detail of two of the 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017. Seen here in front of the Sanctuary of the Public Lares. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2016.

Detail of two of the 30 monumental sculptures by Igor Mitoraj located around the area of Pompeii, on display until January 2017.

Seen here in front of the Sanctuary of the Public Lares. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.8.00, Pompeii. March 2019. Looking south-west across east side of Forum, from Eumachia’s portico.   
Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VII.8 Pompeii. March 2019. Looking south-west across east side of Forum, from rear of Eumachia’s portico.  

Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VII.8.00 Pompeii Forum, east side. December 2018. 
Looking south-west from rear of portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, east side. December 2018.

Looking south-west from rear of portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8.00 Pompeii Forum, east side. December 2018. 
Looking south-west from rear of portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, east side. December 2018.

Looking south-west from rear of portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018. Looking south from east side. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018. Looking south from east side. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking south-west  towards the Basilica, from the east side at the rear of the Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010.

Looking south-west towards the Basilica, from the east side at the rear of the Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018. 
Looking north along east side from the rear of Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018.

Looking north along east side from the rear of Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018. 
Looking towards north-east side of Forum, from the rear of Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018.

Looking towards north-east side of Forum, from the rear of Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking north along the east side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. May 2010. Looking north along the east side from the rear of the Eumachia’s portico.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1982 or 1983. Looking north along east side, from near Eumachia’s portico, after the 1980 earthquake.   
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. J80f0485

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1982 or 1983. Looking north along east side, from near Eumachia’s portico, after the 1980 earthquake.  

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.

J80f0485

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1974. Looking north-west across the east side, from Eumachia’s 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. J74f0703

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1974. Looking north-west across the east side, from Eumachia’s 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.

J74f0703

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1956. Looking north-west across the east side, from Eumachia’s portico.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1956. Looking north-west across the east side, from Eumachia’s portico. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. September 2005. Looking north along the east side.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. September 2005. Looking north along the east side, with entrance doorway to Eumachia’s Building, on right.

 

Samnite shops on Forum east side, near VII.9.1

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, east side. Samnite shops.
Looking south along the east side during excavations, with entrance doorway to Eumachia’s Building, on left.
This photo was captioned as VII.8 Forum east side, Samnite shops.
Photo by permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 068. Source ID. 44394.
See photo on University of Oxford HEIR database
See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, (p.371-386) where this photo is entitled –
 “An overview of the shops brought to light in the area outside of Eumachia’s Building, the portico or chalcidicum”, on p.372.
See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, (p.386-404) for excavations in the Piazza of the Forum.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, east side. Samnite shops.

Looking south along the east side during excavations, with entrance doorway to Eumachia’s Building, on left.

This photo was captioned as VII.8 Forum east side, Samnite shops.

Photo by permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 068. Source ID. 44394.

See photo on University of Oxford HEIR database

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, (p.371-386) where this photo is entitled –

 “An overview of the shops brought to light in the area outside of Eumachia’s Building, the portico or chalcidicum”, on p.372.

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, (p.386-404) for excavations in the Piazza of the Forum.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1941 plan of seven Samnite shops found in the area of the chalcidicum (vestibule or portico of a public building opening on to the forum) of the Eumachia building.
See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, p.373 for Shop I, to p.381 for Shop VII and continuing to p.386.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1941 plan of seven Samnite shops found in the area of the chalcidicum (vestibule or portico of a public building opening on to the forum) of the Eumachia building.

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1941, p.373 for Shop I, to p.381 for Shop VII and continuing to p.386.

 

VII.8.00, Pompeii. March 2019. Looking south-west across Forum.  
Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VII.8 Pompeii. March 2019. Looking south-west across Forum. 

Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VII.8.00 Pompeii Forum, December 2018. 
Looking towards south side, from east side, near portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum, December 2018.

Looking towards south side, from east side, near portico of Eumachia’s Buildings. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 2011. Looking south-west across the Forum, from east side. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 2011. Looking south-west across the Forum, from east side. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 2014. Looking north-west from the east side, looking towards Temple of Jupiter, VII.8.1.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. April 2014.

Looking north-west from the east side, looking towards Temple of Jupiter, VII.8.1. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2007. Looking north along the east side, from outside VII.9.2 Temple of Vespasian.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2007. Looking north along the east side, from outside VII.9.2 Temple of Vespasian.

 

VII.8, Pompeii Forum. December 2018. Looking north from east side, towards Temple of Jupiter. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. December 2018. Looking north from east side, towards Temple of Jupiter. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VII.8.00, Pompeii Forum. March 2019. Looking west from east side of Temple of Jupiter.   
Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. March 2019. Looking west from east side of Temple of Jupiter.   

Foto Anne Kleineberg, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VII.8 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north across east side of Forum.   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. J64f0896

VII.8 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north across east side of Forum. 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.

J64f0896

 

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1875. Looking north along the east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii Forum. 1875. Looking north along the east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.8 Pompeii. From an album dated c.1875-1885. Looking north along the east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.8 Pompeii. From an album dated c.1875-1885. Looking north along the east side. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

 

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