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Casts from Pompeii

In 1863, Fiorelli made his first successful casts of human victims, prior to this the technique had been used to cast doors, locks, door-frames, etc. The first casts, numbered 1-16, were taken between 1863 and 1890 and displayed in the Pompeii museum.

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Victim 1

Victim 1

Cast made in 1863, from Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 2

Victim 2

Found 5th February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 3

Victim 3

Found 5th February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 4

Victim 4

Found in February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 5

Victim 5

Found March 1868, in a group of seven other victims in VII.2.16, the House of Gavius Rufus

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Victim 6

Victim 6

Found 4th March 1871 in the roadway at the north-east corner of IX.3

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Victim 7

Victim 7

Found in June 1873, near a doorway into I.5.3, described as ‘the sick man’

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Victim 8

Victim 8

Watchdog of Vesonius Primus, found 20th November 1874 chained behind door of VI.14.20

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Victim 9

Victim 9

Man lying on his back, found 23rd April 1875, together with the young girl lying face down, in Via Stabiana near the north-east corner of VI.14 in the middle of the street in the layers of ash about four metres above ground level

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Victim 10

Victim 10

Young girl lying face downwards with her head resting on her right arm, found 23rd April 1875, together with the man lying on his back, in Via Stabiana near the north-east corner of VI.14 in the middle of the street in the layers of ash about four metres above ground level

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Victim 11

Victim 11

From VIII.5.39, young boy, found on 24th January 1882, around 12 feet (4 metres) above the ancient ground level

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Victim 12

Victim 12

Found on 28th December 1882, in VIII.6.6 or 5, at a height of approximately four metres from the original soil level

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Victim 13

Victim 13

Found outside Porta Stabia in 1889

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Victim 14

Victim 14

Found outside Porta Stabia in 1889

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Victim 15

Victim 15

Found outside Porta Stabia, 1889, to right, leaving the city

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Victim 16

Victim 16

Found 12th March 1890, outside the Stabian Gate

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Victim 54

Victim 54

Found outside the Porta Nola in August 1976

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Victim 59

Victim 59

Found outside the Porta Nola in September 1976

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Victim found outside the Porta Nola in August 1908

1908 Porta Nola

 

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Victim found outside the Porta Nola in December 1911

1911 Porta Nola

 

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Victims from Casa del Cryptoportico

1914 Casa del Cryptoportico

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Victim found 1915 Vicolo del Menandro

1915 Vicolo del Menandro between I.6 and I.10

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Victims found in the Palaestra

1933 The Palaestra

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Victims NW side porta nocera

1956-7 Porta Nocera North West side

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Victims Fuggiaschi

1961-62 Orto dei Fuggiaschi

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Victims Fabius Rufus

1961 House of Fabius Rufus

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Victims 1974 Casa del Bracciale d'Oro

1974 Casa del Bracciale d'Oro

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Victims 1976-9 Porta Nola

Porta Nola 1976-1979

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Other Victims

Other victims

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List of All Casts

All casts on pompeiiinpictures - victims, animals, trees, doors, furniture etc

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List of All Skeletons

All skeletons mentioned or shown on pompeiiinpictures

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Please note: The casts may no longer be displayed in the location where our photographs were taken


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Ultimo aggiornamento - Last updated: 22-Jan-2021 18:40