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VI.7.23 Pompeii. Domus A. Herenuleius Communis or House of Apollo.

Domus A. or L. Herennuleius Communis. Excavated in 1830s.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Looking west across kitchen. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Looking west across kitchen. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west in kitchen. The doorway on the right leads into an adjacent room.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west in kitchen. The doorway on the right leads into an adjacent room.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.   Kitchen and latrine. The latrine on the right is under excavation and covered in polythene.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen and latrine. The latrine on the right is under investigation and covered in polythene. 

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2005. Latrine, after cleaning. Note the slots for the doorframe. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2005.

Latrine, after cleaning. Note the slots for the doorframe. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Looking towards east end of kitchen with lararium niche and altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Looking towards east end of kitchen with lararium niche and altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, household altar and niche on north wall of kitchen..

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, household altar and niche on north wall of kitchen.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Lararium niche and altar in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Lararium niche and altar in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930?  Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930?  Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1176. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1176. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. Pre-1937-39. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 957.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. Pre-1937-39. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 957.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. 
Lararium niche and altar in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021.

Lararium niche and altar in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern, L64, p. 277, pl. 34,2.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern, L64, p. 277, pl. 34,2.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1890s. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, p. 263, fig. 121.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1890s. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, p. 263, fig. 121.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Niche in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Niche in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, niche above household altar on north wall of kitchen. According to Boyce, the inside walls were coated with white stucco, the corner outlined with broad red stripes.
Beneath it the floor projects from the surface of the wall. On the back wall of the niche was painted the figure of the Genius, holding a patera with his right hand above a flaming altar. The wall around the niche was covered with a panel of the same white stucco, bordered in red.
On each side of the niche was painted a Lar in yellow tunic and red pallium. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1 )

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, niche above household altar on north wall of kitchen.

According to Boyce, the inside walls were coated with white stucco, the corner outlined with broad red stripes.

Beneath it the floor projects from the surface of the wall.

On the back wall of the niche was painted the figure of the Genius, holding a patera with his right hand above a flaming altar.

The wall around the niche was covered with a panel of the same white stucco, bordered in red.

On each side of the niche was painted a Lar in yellow tunic and red pallium.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of remaining painting on niche. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of remaining painting on niche. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. 
Detail of wall below lararium niche, with remaining painted serpent just visible. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Kitchen.

Detail of wall below lararium niche, with remaining painted serpent just visible. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen. Wall painting of serpent (Agathodemone) on lararium just visible on north wall of kitchen.
According to Boyce, below the niche a yellow serpent with red crest and beard coiled towards a golden cylindrical altar adorned with a gorgoneion. On top of the altar was a fire. Before the painted altar, one of tufa stands on the floor. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen.

Wall painting of serpent (Agathodemone) on lararium just visible on north wall of kitchen.

According to Boyce, below the niche a yellow serpent with red crest and beard coiled towards a golden cylindrical altar adorned with a gorgoneion.

On top of the altar was a fire. Before the painted altar, an altar of tufa stands on the floor.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of side and front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of side and front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of side top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of side top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of decoration on top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of decoration on top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of height of front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of height of front of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of width of top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Detail of width of top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2021. Top of altar. Photo courtesy of Johannes Eber.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Kitchen.  Altar at North wall of kitchen.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, altar near north wall of kitchen.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Rooms adjoining the kitchen.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms adjoining the kitchen, looking north.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room adjoining kitchen, looking towards north-west corner. According to Fiorelli, near the kitchen was another rustic room with a bench supported by brick, for preparing food. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.59)
According to Hobson, this could be the site of a possible additional latrine.
See Hobson, B., 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. BAR International series 2041. Oxford. Hadrian Books. (p.232)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room adjoining kitchen, looking towards north-west corner.

According to Fiorelli, near the kitchen was another rustic room with a bench supported by brick, for preparing food.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.59)

According to Hobson, this could be the site of a possible additional latrine.

See Hobson, B., 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. BAR International series 2041. Oxford. Hadrian Books. (p.232)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. 

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. October 2014. Looking north towards garden.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. October 2014. Looking north towards garden.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Looking North towards garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north towards garden.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1174. Looking north-east to open room in corridor leading to garden area.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1174. Looking north-east to open room in corridor leading to garden area.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Open room to east of entrance to garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Open room to east of entrance to garden.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. October 2014. Looking west to doorway to room with window overlooking garden.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. October 2014. Looking west to doorway to room with window overlooking garden.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1180. Looking north-west to doorway on opposite side of corridor leading to garden area.
The room has a window with a marble windowsill overlooking the garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1180. Looking north-west to doorway on opposite side of corridor leading to garden area.

The room has a window with a marble windowsill overlooking the garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1178. North wall with window, and west side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1178. North wall with window, and west side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1177. North wall with window, and east side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1177. North wall with window, and east side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to south of garden, with remains of marble floor.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to south of garden, with remains of marble floor.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1181. 
North-east corner of opus sectile flooring, with pieces of square and triangular marble. The plinth was faced with rectangular slabs of marble.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1181.

North-east corner of opus sectile flooring, with pieces of square and triangular marble. The plinth was faced with rectangular slabs of marble.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Room to South of garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall of room to south of garden.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1179. Looking north-east to window and doorway to other room with the marble window sill.
According to Bragantini, this wall showed a layer of preparation for the marble facing, with plugs of marble for fixing the nails.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD, (p.161).
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1179. Looking north-east to window and doorway to other room with the marble window sill.

According to Bragantini, this wall showed a layer of preparation for the marble facing, with plugs of marble for fixing the nails.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1983. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 2. Rome: ICCD, (p.161).

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north-east onto garden terrace from window.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north-east onto garden terrace from window.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Steps down into garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Steps down into garden.

 

 

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