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I.3.23 Pompeii. Casa di Anicetus or House of Anicetus

or House of the Gladiator Actius Anicetus or Casa della pittura dell’Anfiteatro.

Excavated c.1868.

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I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south across Vicolo del Menandro towards entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010.

Looking south across Vicolo del Menandro towards entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards east side of entrance doorway with number-plate.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015.

Looking towards east side of entrance doorway with number-plate.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Number ID Plate. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Number ID Plate on east side.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway.

I.3.23 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance. According to Della Corte, there were many graffiti written on the walls near the entrance, some of them being:

Acti  va(le)    [CIL IV 2993 m]

Cornelium  aed(ilem)
d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis).  Anice  fac(it)    [CIL IV 2993 l]

(Actius) [Ani]ce(tus li)bert(us rogat)    [CIL IV 2993 p]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.267-8)

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby
[CIL IV 2993 p] above, has also been read as:
[pr]obum
M(arcus) cer[… li]bert(us)
See www.manfredclauss.de

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance doorway.

According to Della Corte, there were many graffiti written on the walls near the entrance, some of them being:

 

Acti  va(le)    [CIL IV 2993 m]

 

Cornelium aed(ilem)

d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis).  Anice  fac(it)    [CIL IV 2993 l]

 

(Actius) [Ani]ce(tus li)bert(us rogat)    [CIL IV 2993 p]

 

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.267-8)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby

[CIL IV 2993 p] above, has also been read as:

[pr]obum

M(arcus)  cer[… li]bert(us)

See www.manfredclauss.de

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. Looking towards entrance doorway, and rooms on the east side of the atrium. 
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.39), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

Looking towards entrance doorway, and rooms on the east side of the atrium.

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.39), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. Looking north towards interior of entrance doorway, taken from the atrium. 
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.40), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

Looking north towards interior of entrance doorway, taken from the atrium.

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.40), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking south across remains of impluvium in atrium.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking south across remains of impluvium in atrium.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006.  Atrium and site of impluvium

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across atrium with site of impluvium.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Looking south across west side of atrium towards tablinum, from entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010.

Looking south across west side of atrium towards tablinum, from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. Looking towards north-west corner of atrium, and the rooms on its west side (b and c on Warscher’s plan)
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.41), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

Looking towards north-west corner of atrium, and the rooms on its west side (b and c on Warscher’s plan)

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.41), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. According to Warscher, 
“Il bordo dell’impluvio è rialzato. Noi possiamo supporre che l’impluvio servi al qualche scopo pratico, cioè per lavare”.
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.41a), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains.  
(translation: “The edge of the impluvium was raised. We can assume that the impluvium served some practical purpose, i.e. for washing.”)

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

According to Warscher,

“Il bordo dell’impluvio è rialzato. Noi possiamo supporre che l’impluvio servi al qualche scopo pratico, cioè per lavare”.

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.41a), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

(translation: “The edge of the impluvium was raised. We can assume that the impluvium served some practical purpose, i.e. for washing.”)

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards west side of atrium, from entrance doorway.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards west side of atrium, from entrance doorway.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Three doorways on west side of atrium, looking towards south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010.

Three doorways on west side of atrium to rooms “b”, “c” and “d”, looking towards south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (b), W wall, south end.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_20.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (b), W wall, south end.

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_20.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (b), NW corners, upper zone.  
A small portion of the remaining white wall and stucco cornice. Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_19.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (b), NW corners, upper zone. 

A small portion of the remaining white wall and stucco cornice.

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_19.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. The remains of the decoration from the first room on the right of the atrium (room b).
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.42), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

The remains of the decoration from the first room on the right of the atrium (room b).

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.42), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms on west side of atrium.

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms on west side of atrium.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards south side of atrium, and through tablinum to peristyle area.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015.

Looking towards south side of atrium, and through tablinum to peristyle area.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south towards tablinum, with window onto 3-sided peristyle on south side of atrium.

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006.

Looking south towards tablinum, with window onto three-sided peristyle on south side of atrium.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, from entrance doorway.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, from entrance doorway.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010. Three doorways on east side of atrium, looking towards south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

I.3.23 Pompeii. September 2010.

Three doorways on east side of atrium to rooms “e”, “f” and “g”, looking towards south-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (e), N wall, upper zone.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_18.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (e), N wall, upper zone. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_18.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (e), N wall, string course.  Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.
American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_17.

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1968. House, first room, left of atrium (e), N wall, string course. 

Photo courtesy of Anne Laidlaw.

American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Laidlaw collection _P_68_8_17.

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher. La prima stanza a sinistra dell’atrio con una finestra murata. La finestra è murata in maniera che non si vede nessun traccia sulla parete della strada.
See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.43), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains.  
(translation: “The first room on the left of the atrium with a blocked window. 
The window was blocked in a manner that one could see no trace on the street wall.”)

I.3.23 Pompeii. 1935 photograph taken by Tatiana Warscher.

La prima stanza a sinistra dell’atrio con una finestra murata.

La finestra è murata in maniera che non si vede nessun traccia sulla parete della strada.

See Warscher, T, 1935: Codex Topographicus Pompejanus, Regio I, 3: (no.43), Rome, DAIR, whose copyright it remains. 

(translation: “The first room on the left of the atrium with a blocked window.

The window was blocked in a manner that one could see no trace on the street wall.”)

 

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms to east of atrium

I.3.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms on east side of atrium.

 

 

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