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VIII.2.16 Pompeii. Casa dei Mosaici Geometrici or House of the Geometric Mosaics.

Linked to VIII.2.14.

 

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VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking west across north portico, from triclinium in north-west corner of atrium.   
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking west across north portico, from triclinium in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking west across north portico, from triclinium in north-west corner of atrium.   Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking west across north portico, from triclinium in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking east from north portico towards triclinium, and tablinum/atrium, on right.
According to Blake, the earlier pavement was copied in a later time in the corridor to the right of the peristyle which has a different orientation, the discrepancy being somewhat concealed by an ornamental threshold.
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.14, 120 & Pl.2, tav.3).

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking east from north portico towards triclinium, and tablinum/atrium, on right.

According to Blake, the earlier pavement was copied in a later time in the corridor to the right of the peristyle which has a different orientation, the discrepancy being somewhat concealed by an ornamental threshold.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.14, 120 & Pl.2, tav.3).

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking towards north end of east portico, and steps to upper floor.
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.14, ftn.2, & Pl.2, tav.1).

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking towards north end of east portico, and steps to upper floor.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.14, ftn.2, & Pl.2, tav.1).

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking towards north portico, and room with open north and south end to two peristyles (behind pilaster), a triclinium and stairs to upper floor.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005.

Looking towards north portico, and room with open north and south end to two peristyles (behind pilaster), a triclinium and stairs to upper floor.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. Looking towards triclinium, originally with a floor of cocciopesto in the centre of which was a shallow basin/tub with a border of moulded marble. Found at the base of this was the emblema with the fishes, now in Naples Museum. 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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VIII.2.16 Pompeii.

Looking north towards triclinium, originally with a floor of cocciopesto in the centre of which was a shallow basin/tub with a border of moulded marble.

Found at the base of this was the emblema with the fishes, now in Naples Museum. 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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VIII.2.16 Pompeii. 1968. Looking from north portico towards triclinium with shallow marble basin/tub and steps to upper floor. On the wall zoccolo of the triclinium, large fragments of ceramics embedded in the rough plaster can be seen which were the marks from the marble slabs used as cladding. 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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VIII.2.16 Pompeii. 1968. Looking from north portico towards triclinium with shallow marble basin/tub and steps to upper floor.

On the wall zoccolo of the triclinium, large fragments of ceramics embedded in the rough plaster can be seen, which were the marks from the marble slabs used as cladding. 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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VIII.2.16 Pompeii.  
Mosaic of Sea scene with fish found in the shallow basin in the triclinium near the north portico. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, Inventory number 120177.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. Mosaic of Sea scene with fish found in the shallow basin in the triclinium near the north portico.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, Inventory number 120177.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west along north portico from north-east corner.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west along north portico from north-east corner.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps to upper floor, in north-east corner of portico, with corridor from VIII.2.14, on right.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Steps to upper floor, in north-east corner of portico, with corridor from VIII.2.14, on right.

 

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking south towards east portico of VIII.2.16, from end of corridor in VIII.2.14.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. October 2020.

Looking south towards east portico of VIII.2.16, from end of corridor in VIII.2.14.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, on left. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, on left. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, on left. The floor was travertine, inserted in the centre was a mosaic with a black border showing a circle containing 6-petalled stars.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, on left.

The floor was travertine, inserted in the centre is a mosaic with a black border showing a circle containing 6-petalled stars.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, with remains of travertine floor.  Inserted in the centre would have been a mosaic with a black border showing a circle containing 6-petalled stars.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Triclinium in north-west corner of atrium with doorway onto north portico, with remains of travertine floor.

Inserted in the centre would have been a mosaic with a black border showing a circle containing 6-petalled stars.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Central motif in the flooring of the triclinium.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Central motif in the flooring of the triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of central motif. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of central motif. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of atrium, with doorway to triclinium, on left, and north ala, on right.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of atrium, with doorway to triclinium, on left, and north ala, on right. 

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Threshold in north-west corner of atrium leading to triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Threshold in north-west corner of atrium leading to triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north ala in north-west corner of atrium.   Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north ala in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-west corner of north ala.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-west corner of north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-east corner of north ala.   Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards north-east corner of north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of mosaic flooring in north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of mosaic flooring in north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. North ala flooring.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. North ala flooring.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of central motif in north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of central motif in north ala. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Threshold of cubiculum on north side of atrium.   
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Threshold of cubiculum on north side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium showing two areas for separate beds.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018.

Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium showing two areas for separate beds. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017.  Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium showing two areas for separate beds. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. 

Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium showing two areas for separate beds. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium.
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.83, & Pl.20, tav.3).

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. c.1930. Flooring in cubiculum on north side of atrium.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.83, & Pl.20, tav.3).

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic floor on west side of cubiculum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic floor on west side of cubiculum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Cubiculum on north side of atrium, with windowed niche opening onto the atrium of VIII.2.14.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Cubiculum on north side of atrium, with windowed niche opening onto the atrium of VIII.2.14.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. 
Cubiculum on north side of atrium with mosaic floor and a windowed niche, looking into atrium of VIII.2.14.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Cubiculum on north side of atrium with mosaic floor and a windowed niche, looking into atrium of VIII.2.14.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Mosaic floor in two-bedded cubiculum on north side of atrium. On both sides of the central mosaic motif was a mosaic delineation for a bed on either side.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Mosaic floor in two-bedded cubiculum on north side of atrium.

On both sides of the central mosaic motif was a mosaic delineation for a bed on either side.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic flooring. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking north along corridor leading to VIII.2.14. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking north along corridor leading to VIII.2.14. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north along corridor leading to VIII.2.14.

VIII.2.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north along corridor leading to VIII.2.14.

 

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south along corridor leading to VIII.2.16.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south along corridor leading to VIII.2.16. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017.  Flooring at north end of corridor between both houses. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017. Flooring at north end of corridor between both houses. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017.  Flooring and threshold at south end of corridor between both houses.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.2.14/16 Pompeii. May 2017.  Flooring and threshold at south end of corridor between both houses. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

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