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IX.5.18 Pompeii. Casa di Jasone or House of Jason.

Linked to IX.5.19, IX.5.20 & IX.5.21. Excavated 1878.

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The room numbers on this page follow the room numbers used in Zevi, F., 1964. La Casa Reg IX.5.18-21 a Pompei e le sue pitture: Studi Miscellanei 5. Roma: Bretschneider.  This provides direct reference back to the book. 

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. March 2009. Room a, entrance doorway with east wall of fauces. According to Cooley, found beside the doorway was the graffito CIL IV 5112.  She translates it as –
Learn: while I am alive, you, hateful death, are coming. 
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.78)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), it read as –
Discite dum vivo mors
inimica venis      [CIL IV 5112]

IX.5.18 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room a, entrance doorway with east wall of fauces.

According to Cooley, found beside the doorway was the graffito CIL IV 5112.

She translates it as –

Learn: while I am alive, you, hateful death, are coming.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.78)

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

Discite dum vivo mors

inimica venis      [CIL IV 5112]

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room a, entrance with west wall of fauces. In the left wall of the entrance corridor, the remains of decorations were seen in two red panels. In the second red panel, a graffito of a sailing ship was seen.
See Notizie degli Scavi, 1878, (p.263)

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “a”, entrance with west wall of fauces.

In the left wall of the entrance corridor, the remains of decorations were seen in two red panels.

In the second red panel, a graffito of a sailing ship was seen.

See Notizie degli Scavi, 1878, (p.263)

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.   Room b.  Looking north across atrium which also served as a garden in this house.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “b”.

Looking north across atrium which also served as a garden in this house.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Old water colour painting, looking north-east across atrium.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Old water colour painting, looking north-east across atrium “b”.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1961 photo of table legs in situ in atrium “b”.
DAIR 61.1126. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/936487

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1961 photo of table legs in situ in atrium “b”.

DAIR 61.1126. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/936487

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Atrium, room “b”, rectangular pool.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Atrium, room “b”, rectangular pool.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room b.  Rectangular pool.  Column with fountain jet.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “b”, rectangular pool and column with fountain jet.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room c.  Small room on west side of entrance corridor with outline of stairs in wall.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorway to room “c”.

Small room on west side of entrance corridor with outline of stairs in wall.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room c, from the east looking west. The back of room c is on the right, with masonry bench. Room d is at the rear on the left, past the entrance at IX.5.19.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “c”, from the east looking west.

The back of room “c” is on the right, with masonry bench.

Room “d” is at the rear on the left, past the entrance at IX.5.19.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Two rooms in south-west corner. Room d, looking west to doorway to room e. The red middle zone of the west wall was separated from the black zoccolo by a horizontal pattern.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Two rooms in south-west corner.

Room “d”, looking west to doorway to room “e”.

The red middle zone of the west wall was separated from the black zoccolo by a horizontal pattern.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room e, cubiculum, second room in south-west corner with two corner windows.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.

Room “e”, cubiculum, second room in south-west corner with two corner windows.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room e, south wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner. Wall painting of Phaedra handing the nurse the letter that will lead to the death of her stepson Hippolytus. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 114322.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.

Room “e”, south wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner.

Wall painting of Phaedra handing the nurse the letter that will lead to the death of her stepson Hippolytus.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 114322.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room e, west wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner. Wall painting of Medea sitting contemplating killing her children who play nearby. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 114321.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.

Room “e”, west wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner.

Wall painting of Medea sitting contemplating killing her children who play nearby.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 114321.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1957. Room “e”, west wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner.  Wall painting of Medea sitting contemplating killing her children who play nearby. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 114321. 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. J57f0507

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1957.

Room “e”, west wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner.

Wall painting of Medea sitting contemplating killing her children who play nearby.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 114321.

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.

J57f0507

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room e, north wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner. Wall painting of seated Paris waiting for the prize promised by Aphrodite. The cupid in the doorway points to Helen. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 114320.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.

Room “e”, north wall of cubiculum, second room in south-west corner.

Wall painting of seated Paris waiting for the prize promised by Aphrodite.

The cupid in the doorway points to Helen.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 114320.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room f, west wall of large triclinium on west side of atrium.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “f”, west wall of large triclinium on west side of atrium.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. June 2009. Room f, west wall of triclinium. Wall painting of Jason and Pelias. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 111436.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. June 2009. Room “f”, west wall of triclinium.

Wall painting of Jason and Pelias.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111436.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2001. Room “f”, west wall of triclinium, wall painting of Jason and Pelias  
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111436.
Photograph courtesy of Current Archaeology.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2001. Room “f”, west wall of triclinium, wall painting of Jason and Pelias  

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111436.

Photograph courtesy of Current Archaeology.

 

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