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VI.8.5 Pompeii. Casa del Poeta Tragico or House of the Tragic Poet.

Excavated 1824. Linked to VI.8.3.

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Part 3      Part 4      Part 5      VI.8.3 and VI.8.5 Room Plan (Opens in a separate window)

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. July 2010. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer. According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, found on the right pilaster written in red, was –
M(aercum) Holconium
C(aium) Gavium aed(iles)     [CIL IV 262]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p. 129)

VI.8.5 Pompeii. July 2010. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, found on the right pilaster written in red, was –

M(aercum) Holconium

C(aium) Gavium aed(iles)     [CIL IV 262]

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

(p. 129)

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Cave Canem mosaic. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Cave Canem mosaic at entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail from Cave Canem mosaic. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail from Cave Canem mosaic.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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VI.8.5 Pompeii. July 2010. Cave Canem mosaic. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii, 1978. Detail from mosaic of guard dog. 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. J78f0642

VI.8.5 Pompeii, 1978. Detail from mosaic of guard dog. 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.

J78f0642

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  Cave Canem mosaic.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. Cave Canem mosaic.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Fauces looking north to atrium.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance fauces, looking north to atrium.

 

VI.8.5, Pompeii. August 1965.  Looking north along fauces, across atrium to tablinum and peristyle, at rear. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.8.5, Pompeii. August 1965.

Looking north along fauces, across atrium to tablinum and peristyle, at rear.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.8.5, Pompeii. c.1880-1890. G. Sommer no. 1210.  Looking north across impluvium in atrium towards tablinum and peristyle, at rear. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.8.5, Pompeii. c.1880-1890. G. Sommer no. 1210.

Looking north across impluvium in atrium towards tablinum and peristyle, at rear.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Atrium.  Looking south from Tablinum.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, looking south from tablinum.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. Looking north towards tablinum and peristyle with corridor to VI.8.3.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium.

Looking north towards tablinum and peristyle with corridor to VI.8.3, where other photos can be seen.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  House of the Tragic Poet.  Tablinum and peristyle. 
Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. House of the Tragic Poet. Tablinum and peristyle.

Old undated photograph courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Atrium.  North side.  Looking through Tablinum to peristyle and aedicula shrine.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, north side of atrium.

Looking through tablinum to peristyle and aedicula shrine.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  July 2010. Peristyle and aedicula shrine. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. July 2010. Peristyle and aedicula shrine. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, west side of atrium. Doorways to rooms 10, 9 and 8.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, west side of atrium. Doorways to rooms 10, 9 and 8.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking east from room 1 atrium, to room 4 ala; room 3 cubiculum; and room 2 small room.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009.

Looking east from room 1 atrium, to room 4 ala; room 3 cubiculum; and room 2 small room.

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Wall on south east side of south wall. One of the 6 panels, more than 4 foot high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium. Site of the Nuptials of Zeus and Hera.  Now in the Naples Museum.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Wall on south-east side of south wall.

One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.

Site of the Nuptials of Zeus and Hera. Now in the Naples Museum.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 484).

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. Found on wall on south-east side of south wall. 
Wall painting of the Wedding of Zeus and Hera. 
One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9559.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 484).

VI.8.5 Pompeii. Found on wall on south-east side of south wall.

Wall painting of the Wedding of Zeus and Hera.

One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9559.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 484).

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Wall between rooms 2 and 3: One of the 6 panels, more than 4 foot high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium. Site of The delivery of Briseis to the messenger of Agamemnon. Now in the Naples Museum.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Wall between rooms 2 and 3:

One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.

Site of The delivery of Briseis to the messenger of Agamemnon. Now in the Naples Museum.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 317).

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii. Found 4th December 1824. Wall between rooms 2 and 3: 
One of the six panels more than 4 foot high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium. 
Wall painting of The delivery of Briseis to the messenger of Agamemnon. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9105.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 317).

VI.8.5 Pompeii. Found 4th December 1824. Wall between rooms 2 and 3:

One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.

Wall painting of The delivery of Briseis to the messenger of Agamemnon.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9105.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316 & 317).

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Wall between rooms 3 and 4: One of the 6 panels, more than 4 foot high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium. Site of The departure of Chryseis. (Half of this painting was already ruined at the time of excavation – the other half was transferred to Naples Museum.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Wall between rooms 3 and 4:

One of the six panels more than 4-foot-high, that used to adorn the walls of the atrium.

Site of The departure of Chryseis.

Half of this painting was already ruined at the time of excavation.

The other half was transferred to Naples Museum.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.316).

 

VI.8.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Wall between corridor and Tablinum.

VI.8.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Wall between corridor and tablinum.

 

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