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Stabiae, Villa di Arianna or Villa Arianna or Villa di Varano A.

Excavated 1757-1762, 1777-1778, 1950-1962.

 

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Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Doorway to corridor 8.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Doorway to corridor 8.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail of flooring near entrance doorway.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail of flooring near entrance doorway, with step to room 9, on right.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, looking south.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, looking south.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Doorway to room 9, in corridor 8.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Doorway to room 9 a diaeta, in corridor 8, looking south-west.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, looking south-west across floor.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, looking south-west across floor.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, east wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, east wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, centre of east wall near zoccolo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, centre of east wall near zoccolo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, east wall at south end, near zoccolo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, east wall at south end, near zoccolo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, looking towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, looking towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, south wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, south wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel from east end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel from zoccolo at east end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, painted panel from south wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, painted panel from zoccolo on east end of south wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel in centre of zoccolo on south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel in centre of zoccolo on south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel from zoccolo at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel from zoccolo at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, painted panel from south wall at west end. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020.

Room 9, painted panel from south wall at west end. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of painted panel from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of painted panel from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of painted bird in panel at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail of painted bird in panel at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. 
Room 9, painted panel from south wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020.

Room 9, painted panel from south wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from painted panel at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from painted panel at west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020. Room 9, looking towards south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, October 2020.

Room 9, looking towards south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, room 9 zoccolo, two architectural paintings.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9497.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 464.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, room 9 zoccolo, two architectural paintings.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9497.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 464.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, paintings of birds and peacocks.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8711.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 463.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, paintings of birds and peacocks.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8711.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 463.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, paintings of birds and peacocks.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8712.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 463.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, paintings of birds and peacocks.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8712.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 463.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. 
Room 9, west wall showing extremely complex and painted decoration painted with great effect in IV Style. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
According to the information card – this diaeta (a day-room or living room), with a window opening onto the Gulf, reveals a special mosaic wall decoration consisting of diamond shapes (rhombs), within which birds, flower, female figures, medallions and cupids alternate.
Largely removed in the 18th century, it was variously remounted in the Naples Museum, where it can be seen to this day.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019.

Room 9, west wall showing extremely complex and painted decoration painted with great effect in IV Style.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

According to the information card –

this diaeta (a day room or living room), with a window opening onto the Gulf, reveals a special mosaic wall decoration consisting of diamond shapes (rhomboids), within which birds, flower, female figures, medallions and cupids alternate.

Largely removed in the 18th century, it was variously remounted in the Naples Museum, where it can be seen to this day.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, west wall, part of the extremely complex and painted decoration in IV Style.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9661.
Also from this room are 9652, 9653, 9654, 9655 and 9656, each a diamond shape made up of four smaller diamonds containing figures.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 460-1.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9, west wall, part of the extremely complex and painted decoration in IV Style.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9661.

Also from this room are 9652, 9653, 9654, 9655 and 9656, each a diamond shape made up of four smaller diamonds containing figures.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 460-1.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. 
Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9652.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9652.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. 
Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9653.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9653.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. 
Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9654.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9654.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. 
Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9655.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9655.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9656.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna. Found 22nd February 1760. Room 9. Four diamond shaped fragments of wall painting.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9656.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, painted panel from west wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, painted panel from west wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, April 2005. Room 9, showing extremely complex and painted decoration painted with great effect in IV Style. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, April 2005. Room 9, west wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, painted detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 9, painted detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, May 2010. Room 9, detail of painted bird from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, May 2010. Room 9, detail of painted bird from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, north wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, north wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, looking towards north-east corner, and doorway to corridor 8.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 9, looking towards north-east corner, and doorway to corridor 8.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8 leading south to room 10.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8 leading south to room 10.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, east wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, east wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, west wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, west wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, looking south along floor.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, looking south along floor.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail of flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Corridor 8, detail of flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted mask decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted mask decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Corridor 8, painted decoration.

 

Villa Arianna, April 2005. Looking west from room 5 towards the painted wall decoration in Corridor 8. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Villa Arianna, April 2005.

Looking west from room 5 towards the painted wall decoration in Corridor 8. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Looking south along corridor 8 into room 10, a cubiculum.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Looking south along corridor 8 into room 10, a cubiculum.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, east wall near doorway to room 5. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, east wall near doorway to room 5. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking along east wall towards south-east corner of cubiculum.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking along east wall towards south-east corner of cubiculum.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking south along east wall and floor.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking south along east wall and floor.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, south wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, south wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, south wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, south wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 6th April 1760. Room 10, composite of four paintings of reclining or seated satyrs.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9279.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 468-9.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, found 6th April 1760. Room 10, composite of four paintings of reclining or seated satyrs.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9279.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 468-9.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi, p. 245.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, west wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, west wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted panel from north end of west wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted panel from north end of west wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. 
Room 10, looking across centre of floor with missing emblem, towards south-west corner.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking across centre of floor with missing emblem, towards south-west corner.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, looking towards north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, looking towards north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking towards north wall with recess.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking towards north wall with recess.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted vase in panel of yellow zoccolo from west end of north wall.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted vase in panel of yellow zoccolo from west end of north wall.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, looking towards north-east corner of recess. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, June 2019. Room 10, looking towards north-east corner of recess. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking east towards doorway to room 5 another cubiculum on other side of Corridor 8.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015.

Room 10, looking east towards doorway to room 5 another cubiculum on other side of Corridor 8.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted panel at north end of east wall near doorway to room 5.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, painted panel at north end of east wall near doorway to room 5.

 

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking north-east across floor.
According to the information card –
In the Bourbon times, this cubiculum painted yellow, also provided Naples Museum with some frescoes of satyrs and reclining warriors.
From the centre of its floor, a square emblem was removed, but so far has been impossible to trace.

Stabiae, Villa Arianna, September 2015. Room 10, looking north-east across floor.

According to the information card –

In the Bourbon times, this cubiculum painted yellow, also provided Naples Museum with some frescoes of satyrs and reclining warriors.

From the centre of its floor, a square emblem was removed, but so far has been impossible to trace. 

 

 

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