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VII.9.2 Pompeii. Tempio di Vespasiano o Tempio del Genio di Augusto o Tempio di Mercurio.

Temple of Vespasian or Temple of the Genius of Augustus or Temple of Mercury.

Excavated 1817.

 

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VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  East wall with Cella in centre.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking towards the east wall with Cella in centre.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Podium and cella in centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Podium and cella in centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Cella in centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Cella in centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Temple Cella with remains of pedestal.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Temple Cella with remains of pedestal.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Cella.  Pedestal or statue base for the image of the divinity.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Cella.  Pedestal or statue base for the image of the divinity.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Podium and cella. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Podium and cella with second set of steps to right.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Podium and cella. According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the walls of the cella had received their veneer of marble and were in a finished state. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109). Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Podium and cella.

According to Mau, at the time of the eruption in 79AD the walls of the cella had received their veneer of marble and were in a finished state.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Page 109).

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1907. Mau’s reconstruction of the Temple might have looked.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1907. Mau’s reconstruction of how the Temple might have looked.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (Fig 46).

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Looking towards east wall between north wall and steps to cella.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Looking towards east wall between north wall and steps to cella, on its north side.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. East wall between cella and north wall. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. East wall between north wall and cella.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Steps to podium against north wall of cella. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. Steps to podium against north wall of cella. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Steps against north wall of cella, looking towards stucco. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Steps against north wall of cella, looking towards stucco. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Steps to cella on north side, remaining decoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Steps to cella on north side, remaining decoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Looking towards east wall between cella and south wall, on right. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.9.2 Pompeii, May 2018. Looking towards east wall between cella and south wall, on right.

On the south side of the cella was another set of steps, on left. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. East wall between cella and south wall. The door at the back leads to three interconnected rooms which may have been accommodation or for storage. The northern most of these rooms connects with rooms at the rear of VII.9.3, the Sanctuary of the Public Lares. The purpose of this connection is unknown. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. July 2010. East wall between cella and south wall.

The door at the back leads to three interconnected rooms which may have been accommodation or for storage.

The northern most of these rooms connects with rooms at the rear of VII.9.3, the Sanctuary of the Public Lares.

The purpose of this connection is unknown. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Old photograph by Sommer. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Old photograph by Sommer. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

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VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1892. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photo Edizione Esposito, no. 014. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Mid 1890’s photo Edizione Esposito, no. 014. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Late 19th century photograph by Mauri, no. 110. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Late 19th century photograph by Mauri, no. 110. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Late 19th century photograph by Mauri, no. 1005 Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Late 19th century photograph by Mauri, no. 1005 Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Collection of items excavated, and displayed here before the building of the Antiquarium.   Old undated photograph courtesy of Society of Antiquaries, Fox Collection.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Collection of items excavated, and displayed here before the building of the Antiquarium.

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

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1900. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. 1900. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Old undated postcard.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Old undated postcard.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Between 1867 and 1874. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Between 1867 and 1874. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in Temple of Mercury. 
Old undated photograph.  Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries. Fox Collection.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in Temple of Mercury. Old undated photograph.

Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries. Fox Collection.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in VII.7.29 Forum Granary store.   Original location yet to be identified.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in VII.7.29 Forum Granary store.  Original location yet to be identified.

 

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in VII.7.29 Forum Granary store.   Original location yet to be identified.

VII.9.2 Pompeii. Capitals of pilasters preserved in VII.7.29 Forum Granary store.  Original location yet to be identified.

 

 

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