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VI.9.3 Pompeii. Casa del Centauro or Casa di A. Vettius Caprasius Felix.

Linked to VI.9.4, VI.9.5. Rear entrances at VI.9.10, VI.9.11, VI.9.12.

Excavated 1827. Bombed in 1943. (Strada di Mercurio 14).

Part 1                                                                        Part 2

 

Part 3      VI.9.4      VI.9.5      VI.9.10      VI.9.11      VI.9.12      VI.9.3-5 and VI.9.10-12 Plan

 

VI.9.3/5 Pompeii. From the city walls looking south along Via di Mercurio.              VI.7

VI.9.3/5 Pompeii. From the city walls looking south along Via di Mercurio.              VI.7

 

Looking north on Via di Mercurio near VI.9.3 House of Centauro, September 2004.

Looking north on Via di Mercurio near VI.9.3 House of Centauro, September 2004. 

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Exterior front walls with entrance doorway in centre.
  

VI.9.3 Pompeii. September 2005. Exterior front walls with entrance doorway in centre.

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W668. Façade and entrance doorway.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230858

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W668. Façade and entrance doorway.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230858

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W 667. Façade on north side of entrance doorway.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231767

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W 667. Façade on north side of entrance doorway.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231767

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. September 2004. Entrance doorway, looking east through fauces 1.
Found in this house in July 1829, was a signet ring with the initials –
AVII  [CIL X 8058, 97]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi. 
(p.141) PAH II, 227, 228; III, 100.

VI.9.3 Pompeii. September 2004. Entrance doorway, looking east through fauces 1.

Found in this house in July 1829, was a signet ring with the initials –

AVII  [CIL X 8058, 97]

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

(p.141) PAH II, 227, 228; III, 100.

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W670.  Façade on south side of entrance doorway.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231034

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W670.  Façade on south side of entrance doorway.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231034

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W671. Entrance threshold to vestibule and fauces 1. 
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230859

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W671. Entrance threshold to vestibule and fauces 1.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230859

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. July 2011. Looking east across atrium 4, from entrance fauces 1. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.9.3 Pompeii. July 2011. Looking east across atrium 4, from entrance fauces 1.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across atrium towards north-east corner, from entrance. Room 7, at the rear on the left, had a niche/recess in its north-east corner.
Room 6, the tablinum can be seen in the centre.

VI.9.3 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across atrium 4 towards north-east corner, from entrance.

Room 7, at the rear on the left, had a niche/recess in its north-east corner.

Room 6, the tablinum can be seen in the centre.

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W685. Room 7, niche in north-east corner.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231770

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W685. Room 7, niche in north-east corner.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231770

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. December 2005. North side of atrium, with excavation on north side of impluvium, and doorway to room 7 in the north-east corner. See Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XVI, 2005, (p.188-9)

VI.9.3 Pompeii. December 2005.

North side of atrium, with excavation on north side of impluvium, and doorway to room 7 in the north-east corner.

See Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XVI, 2005, (p.188-9)

 

VI.9.3 Pompeii. October 2010. Mosaic floor of earlier house, now under the impluvium. Photo courtesy of Gabriele Große.

VI.9.3 Pompeii. October 2010. Mosaic floor of earlier house, now under the impluvium.

Photo courtesy of Gabriele Große.

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W678. Atrium 4, looking north-west towards doorways to rooms 2 and 5A on north side of entrance corridor.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231769

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W678. Atrium 4, looking north-west towards doorways to rooms 2, and 5A on north side of entrance corridor.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231769

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W683. Room 2, remains of wall decorations.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231245

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W683. Room 2, remains of wall decorations.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231245

 

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6.9.3 Pompeii. W684. Room 5A, remains of wall decorations.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230864

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W684. Room 5A, remains of wall decorations.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230864

 

6.9.3 Pompeii. W680. North side of atrium, doorways to rooms 5A, on left, 5B, 5C and 5D.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231243

VI.9.3 Pompeii. W680. North side of atrium, doorways to rooms 5A, on left, 5B, 5C and 5D.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231243

 

 

 

Part 2

 

Part 3      VI.9.4      VI.9.5      VI.9.10      VI.9.11      VI.9.12      VI.9.3-5 and VI.9.10-12 Plan