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VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Tempio di Asclepio, e Igea o Tempio di Giove Meilichio.

Temple of Aesculapius and Hygeia or Temple of Zeus Meilichios.

Excavated 1766, 1789, 1800, 1806 and 1869.

 

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VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  South side of Altar.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. South side of altar.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  West side of altar.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. West side of altar.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  North side of the altar.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. North side of the altar.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards east side of altar, steps to podium with remains of capitals. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards east side of altar, steps to podium with remains of capitals.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  Steps to upper podium and Cella.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Steps to upper podium and cella.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.   Pronaos or platform at top of steps with remains of capitals of six Doric columns.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Pronaos or platform at top of steps with remains of capitals of six Doric columns.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.   Capitals on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Remains of capitals on podium.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of east side of capital on podium, from entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of east side of capital on podium, from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  Capital on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Capital on podium.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Drawing by Pasquale Maria Veneri showing detail of capital of a pilaster found in the Temple.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 889.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
Utilizzabili alle condizioni della licenza Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IT)

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Drawing by Pasquale Maria Veneri showing detail of capital of a pilaster found in the Temple.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 889.

Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it

Utilizzabili alle condizioni della licenza Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IT)

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.   Doorway to Cella on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Doorway to cella on podium. Looking west.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. 27th September 1766. Terracotta statue of Aesculapius the god of medicine and healing, found in the cella. The statue was set in the platform with the use of mortar and, below the base, had “two bronze medals of intermediary form”. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22574.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. 27th September 1766.

Terracotta statue of Aesculapius the god of medicine and healing, found in the cella.

The statue was set in the platform with the use of mortar and, below the base, had “two bronze medals of intermediary form”.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22574.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Terracotta statue of an armed goddess found in the cella. The statue is considered to be a representation of Minerva. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22573.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Terracotta statue of an armed goddess found in the cella.

The statue is considered to be a representation of Minerva.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22573.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Terracotta statue of a female goddess found in the cella. The statue is considered to be a representation of Hygeia. She was the daughter of Aesculapius and Epione and was goddess of health, cleanliness, and sanitation. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22575.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. Terracotta statue of a female goddess found in the cella.

The statue is considered to be a representation of Hygeia.

She was the daughter of Aesculapius and Epione and was goddess of health, cleanliness, and sanitation.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22575.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.  Shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Shrine on podium. Looking north.

 

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006.   West side of the altar at the bottom of the steps.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. West side of the altar at the bottom of the steps.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking east along south side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking east along south side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking east along south side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking west along south side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking north at rear, west side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking east along north side.

 

VIII.7.25  Pompeii. December 2006.  Corridor around shrine on podium.

VIII.7.25 Pompeii. December 2006. Corridor around shrine on podium. Looking west along north side.

 

 

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