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VI.14.43 Pompeii. Casa degli Scienziati.

Excavated 1839 and 1845.

 

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VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007.  North-west corner of the peristyle, with corridor to rooms at rear of the house on the north side. According to Jashemski, the portico was supported by four fluted columns joined by a low wall. See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.151)

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007. North-west corner of the peristyle, with corridor to rooms at rear of the house on the north side, on left.

According to Jashemski, the portico was supported by four fluted columns joined by a low wall.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.151)

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 12, in south-west corner of peristyle, bench on south side wall of west portico.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 12, in south-west corner of peristyle, bench on south side wall of west portico.

 

VI.14.43 Casa degli Scienziati.  December 2007.  Looking into room 13 from bench at room 12.

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007. Looking west into room 13 from bench at room 12, on west portico. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 6, west end of corridor, looking north into first doorway of triclinium, room 15.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 6, west end of corridor, looking north into first doorway of triclinium, room 15.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 6, east end of corridor looking west to atrium.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 6, east end of corridor looking west to atrium.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 15, in west portico of peristyle.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 15, in west portico of peristyle.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Room 15, doorway threshold. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Room 15, doorway threshold. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, triclinium, looking west. 
According to Helbig the room to the left of the prothyron contained paintings of: Pasifae, number 1205, and Theseus & Ariadne, number 1219.
See Helbig, W., 1868, Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens.  Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.  (1205, 1219).

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, triclinium, looking west.

According to Helbig the room to the left of the prothyron contained paintings of - Pasiphae, number 1205, and Theseus & Ariadne, number 1219.

See Helbig, W., 1868, Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.  (1205, 1219).

 

VI.14.43 Casa degli Scienziati.  December 2007.  Room 15.   Room to the north of the prothyron.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, north wall of triclinium. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, recess in north wall of triclinium, in north-west corner.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, recess in north wall of triclinium, in north-west corner.  

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, north wall of triclinium.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, north wall of triclinium. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. Room 15, north wall of triclinium. Fresco with masks and pine garland from which is suspended a goat’s skin.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9901.
According to Grasso, referring also to Mau and Bragantini, pine garlands occur rarely in Pompeii, where only 5 examples are known and this one is from VI.14.43.
See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 199. 
See Mau, A. 1882. Geschichte der Decorativen Wandmalerei in Pompeji. Berlin: Reimer, pp. 267-8.
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana. Vol V, p. 466 no. 74.
The card accompanying the painting in the Naples Museum in 2009 said “The unusual depiction of a garland of pine, from which hangs a goat skin, allows us to conclude that this fragment was taken from the triclinium of the Casa degli Scienzati…”

VI.14.43 Pompeii. Room 15, north wall of triclinium. Fresco with masks and pine garland from which is suspended a goat’s skin.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9901.

According to Grasso, referring also to Mau and Bragantini, pine garlands occur rarely in Pompeii, where only 5 examples are known and this one is from VI.14.43.

See Sampaolo V. and Bragantini I., 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Electa: Verona, p. 199.

See Mau, A. 1882. Geschichte der Decorativen Wandmalerei in Pompeji. Berlin: Reimer, pp. 267-8.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol V. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 466 no. 74.

The card accompanying the painting in the Naples Museum in 2009 said “The unusual depiction of a garland of pine, from which hangs a goat skin, allows us to conclude that this fragment was taken from the triclinium of the Casa degli Scienzati…”

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, remains of decorated floor in triclinium.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, remains of decorated floor in triclinium. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Room 15.   Room to the north of the prothyron.  According to HELBIG the Room to the left of the prothyron: contained paintings of: Pasifae, number 1205, and Theseus & Ariadne, number 1219.  See Helbig, W., 1868, Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens.  Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.  (1205, 1219).

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 15, south wall of triclinium.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche on wall between rooms 15 and 16. According to Boyce, seven graffiti were found beneath the niche, CIL IV 1533-1539. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8, 2 and 3) 
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –
Dormitu    [CIL IV 1533]
Peiosathoni feliciter    [CIL IV 1534]
Mucurd     [CIL IV 1535]    
Scribet Venus    [CIL IV 1536]
Quisquis   [CIL IV 1537]
Quidam cum peteret alas    [CIL IV 1538]
Ite Lares    [CIL IV 1539]

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche on wall between rooms 15 and 16.

According to Boyce, seven graffiti were found beneath the niche, CIL IV 1533-1539.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8, 2 and 3)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –

 

Dormitu    [CIL IV 1533]

 

Peiosathoni feliciter    [CIL IV 1534]

 

Mucurd     [CIL IV 1535]   

 

Scribet Venus    [CIL IV 1536]

 

Quisquis   [CIL IV 1537]

 

Quidam cum peteret alas    [CIL IV 1538]

 

Ite Lares    [CIL IV 1539]

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1930s. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent.  
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8,2)

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1930s. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8,2)

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent.  
According to Boyce, in the north wall of the peristyle is a rectangular niche.
On the back wall is painted a yellow cylindrical altar, on a rectangular base between two trees.
Around the altar coils a yellow serpent with red crest and beard, raising its head to the egg on top.
A tall rectangular panel on the wall around the niche was outlined with a red stripe, as was the opening of the niche itself. Below the niche were seven graffiti, CIL IV 1533-1539. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8, 2 and 3) 
See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.275) See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p.279, L69, some plaster fallen and part of niche destroyed).

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

According to Boyce, in the north wall of the peristyle is a rectangular niche.

On the back wall is painted a yellow cylindrical altar, on a rectangular base between two trees.

Around the altar coils a yellow serpent with red crest and beard, raising its head to the egg on top.

A tall rectangular panel on the wall around the niche was outlined with a red stripe, as was the opening of the niche itself.

Below the niche were seven graffiti, CIL IV 1533-1539.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8, 2 and 3)

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico. Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.275)

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (p.279, L69, some plaster fallen and part of niche destroyed).

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1930s. Back of niche with painted altar with plants and serpent.  
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8,3)

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1930s. Back of niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.54, no.209, with Pl.8,3)

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1964. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent.  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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VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1964. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 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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VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of painted altar with plants and serpent. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of painted altar with plants and serpent.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Niche with painted altar with plants and snake.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Niche with painted altar with plants and snake.

VI.14.43 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

 

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1937-39. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent.  Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 572

VI.14.43 Pompeii. 1937-39. Niche with painted altar with plants and serpent. 

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 572.

 

 

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