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VI.9.2 Pompeii. Casa del Meleagro or House of Meleager. Part 2.

Rear entrance at VI.9.13. Excavated 1829, 1837 and 1966.

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.505. Looking towards north-west corner and north wall of atrium, and threshold of atrium to peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231717

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.505. Room 2, atrium.

Looking towards north-west corner and north wall of atrium, and threshold of atrium to peristyle.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231717

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.500. Room 2, atrium, looking west at north side of atrium.
The doorways to entrance fauces 1 and room 29 are on the left and right respectively. In the left foreground under the table 6 are two square marble recesses 7. According to Overbeck and Mau these were for cooling bottles. See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann, p. 308. Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231714

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.500. Room 2, atrium, looking west at north side of atrium.

The doorways to entrance fauces 1 and room 29 are on the left and right respectively.

In the left foreground under the table 6 are two square marble recesses 7.

According to Overbeck and Mau these were for cooling bottles.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann, p. 308.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231714

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.462. Room 2, north-west corner and west end of north wall of atrium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231460

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.462.

Room 2, north-west corner and west end of north wall of atrium, with painted Nereid on dado.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231460

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.466. Room 2, wall decoration from west end of north wall in atrium. 
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231199

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.466. Room 2, wall decoration from west end of north wall in atrium.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231199

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Stereoview by R. Rive, c.1860-1870’s, looking north towards peristyle garden area.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Stereoview by R. Rive, c.1860-1870s, looking north towards peristyle garden area.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Album dated January 1874. Looking north from atrium towards peristyle garden area.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Album dated January 1874. Looking north from atrium towards peristyle garden area.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Atrium 2 with impluvium 3 and table 6, looking north to peristyle 16. Old undated photograph, Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries. Fox Collection. The wall painting of Hephaestus and Thetis (below) would have been taken from the west end of the north wall (on left).

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Atrium 2 with impluvium 3 and table 6, looking north to peristyle 16.

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

The wall painting of Hephaestus and Thetis (below) would have been taken from the west end of the north wall (on left).

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii.   Found 22nd September 1829. Room 2, atrium.  Wall painting of Hephaestus showing Thetis the weapons he has made for Achilles.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9528.  See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1317).

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Found 22nd September 1829 in room 2, atrium.

Wall painting of Hephaestus showing Thetis the weapons he has made for Achilles.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9528.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1317).

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.138. Room 2, north wall of atrium at west end. Drawing of painting of Thetis & Hephestos. Original now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inv.3528.
See Real Museo Borbonico, X, taf 18.
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1317).
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.138. Room 2, north wall of atrium at west end.

Drawing of painting of Thetis & Hephestos. Original now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inv.3528.

See Real Museo Borbonico, X, taf 18.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1317).

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231641

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.455. Room 2, marble table leg 6 with pediment 5 in front.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.455. Room 2, marble table leg 6 with pediment 5 in front.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231956

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 2, looking north across atrium to marble table leg, and pediment, in front. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 874

VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1937-39.

Room 2, looking north across atrium to marble table leg, and pediment, in front.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 874.

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1968. Detail of table leg from south side. 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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VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1968. Room 2, detail of table leg from south side.

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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VI.9.2 Pompeii, 1968.  Room 2, looking west. Below the table was a small tub/basin with two compartments located between the table legs. On the inside of both legs was a roundel with the bust of a cupid in the centre. 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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VI.9.2 Pompeii, 1968.  Room 2, looking west.

Below the table was a small tub/basin with two compartments located between the table legs.

On the inside of both legs was a roundel with the bust of a cupid in the centre.

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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VI.9.2 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  Atrium.  Marble Impluvium 3, podium 5 and cistern mouth.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, atrium with marble impluvium 3, podium 5 and cistern mouth.

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.464. Room 2, north-east side of atrium. Looking across impluvium 3, podium 5 and table 6. Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231958

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.464. Room 2, north-east side of atrium.

Looking across impluvium 3, podium 5 and table 6.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231958

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 2, looking towards north-east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 827

VI.9.2 Pompeii. 1937-39. Room 2, looking towards north-east side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 827.

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.463. Room 2, east end of north wall of atrium with site of painting of abandoned Dido, see below, and painted Nereid on dado.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231698

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.463.

Room 2, east end of north wall of atrium with site of painting of abandoned Dido, see below, and painted Nereid on dado.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231698

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii.   Found 12th October 1829.  Room 2, atrium.  Wall painting of the abandoned Dido seated on a throne surrounded by maids.  Africa is recognisable by the elephant trunk and tusks.  The ships of Aeneas are sailing away in the distance.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 8898.  See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1113).

VI.9.2 Pompeii. Found 12th October 1829 in room 2, atrium.

Wall painting of the abandoned Dido seated on a throne surrounded by maids.

Africa is recognisable by the elephant trunk and tusks.

The ships of Aeneas are sailing away in the distance.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8898.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1113).

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.468. Room 2, dado from north wall of atrium with painted nereid, in north-east corner.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231462

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.468. Room 2, dado from north wall of atrium with painted Nereid, in north-east corner.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231462

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii.   December 2007.  Room 2.  Atrium and impluvium.  Looking east towards Tablinum.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 2, atrium and impluvium, looking east towards tablinum.

 

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VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.449. Room 2, looking east across impluvium in atrium, towards tablinum 8. At the far end of the impluvioum are podium 5 table legs 4 and 6 and the marble table top.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231693

VI.9.2 Pompeii. W.449. Room 2, looking east across impluvium 3 in atrium, towards tablinum 8.

At the far end of the impluvioum are podium 5 table legs 4 and 6 and the marble table top.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231693 

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south-east corner of atrium and impluvium.Looking south at doorways to rooms 15, 14 and 13.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south-east corner of atrium and impluvium.

Looking south at doorways to rooms 15, 14 and 13.

 

VI.9.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, atrium and impluvium. Detail of atrium wall between rooms 13 and 14.

VI.9.2 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 2, atrium and impluvium with detail of atrium wall between rooms 14 and 13.

 

 

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