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II.3.3 Pompeii. Casa della Venere in Conchiglia or House of Venus in the Shell

or House of the Marine Venus or House of D. Lucretii Satrii Valentes.

Excavated 1933 to 1935 and 1951 to 1953. Conservation 2015/16.

 

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II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, looking north-east across peristyle garden.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, looking north-east across peristyle garden.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards painted south wall in garden. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, looking towards painted south wall in garden.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Looking towards painted south wall in garden. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Looking towards painted south wall in garden. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Room 11, looking south across garden area. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Room 11, looking south across garden area. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1959. Looking south across garden area. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1959. Room 11, looking south across garden area.

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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II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, painted wall on south wall of peristyle.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, painted wall on south wall of peristyle.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. 1971. Detail of bird on east side of Mars. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1971. Room 11, detail of heron bird on east side of Mars.

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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Room 11, east panel of south 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Room 11, east panel of south 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, central panel of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, central panel of south wall with Venus/Aphrodite in a shell, after conservation.

One amorino / cupid rides on a dolphin, the other is supporting the shell.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of cupid/amorino riding on a dolphin, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of cupid/amorino riding on a dolphin, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of Venus/Aphrodite, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of Venus/Aphrodite, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of cupid/amorino supporting the shell of Venus/Aphrodite, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of cupid/amorino supporting the shell of Venus/Aphrodite, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle. Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell. One amorini / cupid rides on a dolphin, the other is supporting the shell. Photograph courtesy of Kathryn Breen.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell.

One amorino / cupid rides on a dolphin, the other is supporting the shell.

Photograph courtesy of Kathryn Breen.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle. Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. October 2001. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle. 
Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

II.3.3 Pompeii. October 2001. Room 11, central panel on south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of Aphrodite / Venus in a shell. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Looking south-west across garden from north 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Looking south-west across garden from north 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Wilhelmina and friends discussing the garden painting. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. Wilhelmina and friends discussing the garden painting.

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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. South-west corner of the garden. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1964. South-west corner of the garden. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, west panel on south wall of peristyle. Niche, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, west panel on south wall of peristyle. Niche, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel on south wall of peristyle. Niche painted with plants.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006.

Room 11, west panel on south wall of peristyle. Niche painted with plants.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle, after conservation.

Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005.Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. October 2001. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. 
Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

II.3.3 Pompeii. October 2001. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. July 2007. Room 11, detail from west panel of south wall of peristyle. 
Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photograph courtesy of Kathryn Breen.

II.3.3 Pompeii. July 2007. Room 11, detail from west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photograph courtesy of Kathryn Breen.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. October 2001. Room 11, detail from west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Wall painting of fountain with garden, mask and birds. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of mask from west panel of south wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of mask from west panel of south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of fountain with birds. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of fountain with birds, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of fountain with garden and birds.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of fountain with garden and birds, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of bird on edge of fountain.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of bird on edge of fountain.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of base of fountain, birds and trellis fence. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, detail of base of fountain, birds and trellis fence, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of heron.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.  

Detail of wall painting of heron, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.  Detail of wall painting of heron.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of heron, before conservation.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. 1971. Room 11, detail of wall painting of heron.  
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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1971. Room 11, detail of wall painting of heron. 

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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1966. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Wilhelmina studying a fern to identify it with the one in the painting. 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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II.3.3 Pompeii. 1966. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Wilhelmina studying a fern to identify it with the one in the painting.

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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II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of a bird.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of a bird.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of a bird in flight.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of a bird in flight.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, Room 11, birds on west panel of south wall of peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.3.3 Pompeii. May 2016. Room 11, Room 11, birds on west panel of south wall of peristyle, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of a bird.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of a bird.

 

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle. Detail of wall painting of a bird.

II.3.3 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, west panel of south wall of peristyle.

Detail of wall painting of a bird.

 

 

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