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I.2.28 Pompeii. Casa dell’Atrio tetrastilo or Casa della grata metallica or House of Cassandra.

Excavated 1873. Linked to I.2.27 and I.2.29.

 

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I.2.28 Pompeii. North wall of triclinium. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “I resti della decorazione della parete nord”. (translation: “The remains of the decoration from the north wall”.
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.60), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.
Warscher quoting Bull. Inst. 1873, p. 244, described – “Un paesaggio pure era dipinto sul muro dirimpetto, ma vi si riconosce soltanto un tempietto ed una parte del cielo”.
(translation: “A landscape was still painted on the wall opposite, but there only can only recognise a temple and a part of the sky”.)

I.2.28 Pompeii. North wall of triclinium.

1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “I resti della decorazione della parete nord”.

(translation: “The remains of the decoration from the north wall”.)

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.60), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

Warscher quoting Bull. Inst. 1873, p. 244, described –

Un paesaggio pure era dipinto sul muro dirimpetto, ma vi si riconosce soltanto un tempietto ed una parte del cielo”.

(translation: “A landscape was still painted on the wall opposite, but there only can be recognised a temple and a part of the sky”.)

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. North wall and north-east corner of large room. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. North wall and north-east corner of large triclinium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of large room. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. East wall of large triclinium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. South wall and south-west corner of large room. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. South wall and south-west corner of large triclinium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. South wall of triclinium. 1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “I miseri resti della decorazione paesistica che ornava la parete sud del triclinio “i”. 
(translation: “The pitiful remains of the landscape decoration that adorned the south wall of the triclinium “i”.
See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.59), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p. 141, no.684 – from the triclinium to the right of the peristyle, height 1,17, width 0.87).
See Bull. Inst, 1873, p.244.

I.2.28 Pompeii. South wall of triclinium.

1935 photo taken by Tatiana Warscher, described as “I miseri resti della decorazione paesistica che ornava la parete sud del triclinio “i””.

(translation: “The pitiful remains of the landscape decoration that adorned the south wall of the triclinium “i”.)

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. (no.59), Rome: DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p. 141, no.684 – from the triclinium to the right of the peristyle, height 1,17, width 0.87).

See Bull. Inst, 1873, p.244.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Detail of remaining fresco work on south wall of large triclinium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Detail of remaining fresco work on south wall of large triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west from large triclinium onto south-east portico of garden area. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking west from large triclinium onto south-east portico of garden area.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south along corridor on east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south along corridor on east side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south into doorway in corridor on east side of atrium. Corridor with steps to upper floor, bench and doorway to room, on its east side.

I.2.28 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south into doorway in corridor on east side of atrium.

Corridor with steps to upper floor, bench and doorway to room, on its east side.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south through doorway, across tablinum to atrium and entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.2.28 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south through doorway, across tablinum to atrium and entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.2.28 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across the atrium to the entrance.

I.2.28 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across the atrium to the entrance.

 

In Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2, (the copy at DAIR), Warscher included Viola’s description of the insula, from

Gli scavi di Pompei dal 1873 al 1878, p.10 (Pompei e la regione sotterrata dal Vesuvio nell’anno 1879, Seconda parte).

This is included at the end in all parts of I.2 on the website.

 

“Nel dicembre del 1873 incomminciò lo scavo di questa isola – quale dovette essere abitata da moltissime persone. Infatti non si vede grande lusso di abitazioni, grandi locali, ove i ricchi pompeiani passavano la vita nell’ozio e nel piacere; si può invece osservare grand’economia di spazio, case piccole miste a botteghe e ad officine, onde non è difficile argomentare che quivi abitarono persone del ceto medio, le quali benchè agiate non godevano certamente della più splendide posizione.

 

E’ questa un’isola dove avennero frequentissime trasformazioni, per cui riesce difficillissimo intravvedere qual’era la sua forma primiera; non mancano però degli avanzi di costruzioni primitive, insieme ad altri di epoca posteriore, come si osserva in molti luoghi di Pompei.

 

La sua area è di mq.2948, ed è limitata da occidente dal cardo, a settentrione dalla via secunda, ad oriente dal vico parallelo al cardo e a mezzogiorno dalla via tertia che la separa dalle isole 1 e 5; il margine che la fiancheggia da tre lati escluso l’orientale e sulla via tertia di fronte al vano No.28 si vede un piccolo ponte, formato da massi posti a contrasto, il quale serve per unire i due margine (vedi la fotografia no.42c)”.

See Warscher T., 1935. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus: Regio I.2. Rome: DAIR.

(Note: photo no 42c can also be seen at I.5.1, I.2.28 and in the “streets” section under Vicolo del Conciapelle). 

 

(translation: "In December of 1873 the excavation of this insula began – which would have been inhabited by many people. In fact you don't see great luxury homes, nor large rooms, where rich Pompeian passed life in idleness and pleasure; if you instead look at the great economy of space, small homes and shops mixed with workshops, it's not difficult to argue that here lived people in the middle class, which however well-to-do they certainly did not enjoy the most splendid position.

This was an insula, where there were frequent transformations, for which it is difficult to glimpse what was the original form; it does not lack however, the remains of primitive constructions, alongside others of a later date, as can be seen in many places in Pompeii.

Its area was 2948 sq. m., and was bounded on the west by the “cardo”, on the north by via secunda, and east by a parallel vicolo to the “cardo” and in the south by the via tertia, that separated it from Insula’s 1 and 5:  the border that flanked it by three sides excluding the east and on via tertia opposite No. 28, you will see a small bridge, formed by a boulder placed to serve to unite the two edges, (see photo No. 42 c)."

(Note: this photo can also be seen at I.5.1, I.2.28 and in the “streets” section under Vicolo del Conciapelle). 

 

 

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