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VI.5.3 Pompeii. Casa di Nettuno or House of Neptune.

Linked to VI.5.1, VI.5.2 and VI.5.22. Excavated 1843.

 

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VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west through entrance doorway at VI.5.22, into room 12 of VI.5.3.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west through entrance doorway at VI.5.22, into room 12 of VI.5.3. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 12, looking west from entrance VI.5.22.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 12, looking west from entrance VI.5.22. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 18, on south side of entrance at VI.5.22.  According to Fiorelli, this was the largest of the four  rooms found along the south side. When found this one had recesses for two beds. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.54)

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 18, on south side of entrance at VI.5.22. 

According to Fiorelli, this was the largest of the four rooms found along the south side.

When found this one had recesses for two beds.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.54)

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south-west across room 19.  
According to Fiorelli, this area had another three smaller rooms, preceeded by an area with a lean-to roof.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking south-west across room 19. 

According to Fiorelli, this area had another three smaller rooms, preceded by an area with a lean-to roof.

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room at eastern end.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room at eastern end. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room in centre.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room in centre. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room at western end.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, doorway to room at western end. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east across room 19.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east across room 19. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across room 19.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west across room 19. 

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 19, western end on left, and doorway to kitchen area on right, leading to atrium area at front of house.

VI.5.3 Pompeii. December 2007.

Room 19, western end on left, and doorway to kitchen area on right, leading to atrium area at front of house.

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii.  December 2007. Looking west from the corridor of room 7 across the south side of atrium to doorway to room 20.  According to Breton, on the left would have been the wall with the painting of Neptune.  According to Helbig, the atrium also contained a painting – the chariot of Artemis (246) as well as one of Poseidon or Neptune. (172)
See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.  See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (246, 172)  Schefold showed a black-and-white photo of this wall in Taf.101 of the book below. See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke.(p.122 and Taf.101)

VI.5.3 Pompeii.  December 2007.

Looking west from the corridor of room 7 across the south side of atrium to doorway to room 20.

According to Breton, on the left (the west wall in the south-west corner) would have been the wall with the painting of Neptune.

According to Helbig, the atrium also contained a painting – the chariot of Artemis (246) as well as one of Poseidon or Neptune. (172)

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (246, 172)

Schefold showed a black-and-white photo of this wall in Taf.101 of the book below.

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (p.122 and Taf.101)

 

VI.5.3 Pompeii but shown as IV.5.3 on photo. 1937-39. 
Painting from west wall in south-west corner of atrium showing chariot being pulled by two animals.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1674.

VI.5.3 Pompeii but shown as IV.5.3 on photo. Pre-1937-39.

Painting from west wall in south-west corner of atrium showing chariot being pulled by two animals.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1674.

 

 

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