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VI.12.2 Pompeii. Casa del Fauno or House of the Faun.

Linked to VI.12.1, VI.12.3, VI.12.5, VI.12.7 and VI.12.8.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south from tablinum, across atrium to entrance.
In the upper left can be seen the doorway to the remaining cubiculum 28, in the south-east corner of the atrium.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south from tablinum 33, across atrium to entrance.

In the upper left can be seen the doorway to the remaining cubiculum 28, in the south-east corner of the atrium.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2005. Looking south from tablinum towards the east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2005. Looking south from tablinum towards the east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre 1907 photo by George Washington Wilson. 
Looking south from tablinum towards the east side of atrium, as it was prior to the 1943 bombing.
Used with the permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 128. Source ID. 44453.
See photo on University of Oxford HEIR database

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre 1907 photo by George Washington Wilson.

Looking south from tablinum towards the east side of atrium, as it was prior to the 1943 bombing.

Used with the permission of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. File name instarchbx208im 128. Source ID. 44453.

See photo on University of Oxford HEIR database

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2018. Looking east across floor in tablinum. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2018. Looking east across floor in tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King.

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking north across floor in tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking north across floor in tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking north across floor in tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking north across floor in tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Tablinum. White geometric pattern floor with centre paved with pieces of black, white and green stone.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2006.

White geometric pattern floor in tablinum 33, with centre paved with pieces of black, white and green stone.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking towards north-west corner of tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking towards north-west corner of tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. January 1977. Looking towards north-east corner of tablinum.
Photo courtesy of David Hingston.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. January 1977. Looking towards north-east corner of tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of David Hingston.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939. Looking north-east across tablinum. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 337.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939.Looking north-east across tablinum 33.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 337.

 

VII.7.5 Pompeii, 1978. Detail of a ‘cubed’ opus sectile floor, exact location not known. A similar floor exists in the Temple cella of VII.7.32. 
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.12.2 Pompeii, 1978. Detail of a ‘cubed’ opus sectile floor. Similar floors exist in the Temple cella of VII.7.32 and VII.7.5. 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.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939. Flooring. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 336.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939. Detail of flooring.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 336.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic border to floor in tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic border to floor in tablinum 33. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-39. Looking north-west towards tablinum with its mosaic floor.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 1417

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-39. Looking north-west towards tablinum 33 with its mosaic floor.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 1417.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Mosaic of two tragic masks between a group of flowers, fruits and garlands. 
Found in VI.12.2 as a threshold dividing the fauces (room 53) from the atrium, on 28th October 1830. 
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 290).
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9994.
According to Fiorelli, the tablinum was also separated from the atrium, by a mosaic threshold of masks and garlands.
He described this as reputed to be one of the most stupendous works of art, due to the excellence of the design, colours and workmanship.
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71)
See PAH II, 240.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Mosaic of two tragic masks between a group of flowers, fruits and garlands.

Found in VI.12.2 as a threshold dividing the fauces (room 53) from the atrium, on 28th October 1830.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 290).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9994.

According to Fiorelli, the tablinum 33 was also separated from the atrium, by a mosaic threshold of masks and garlands.

He described this as reputed to be one of the most stupendous works of art, due to the excellence of the design, colours and workmanship.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71)

See PAH II, 240.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from mosaic of two tragic masks, with fruits, flowers and garlands.  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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from mosaic of two tragic masks, with fruits, flowers and garlands. 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.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Detail of tragic mask. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Detail of tragic mask. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from mosaic of fruits, flowers and garlands and two tragic masks.  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.12.2 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from mosaic of fruits, flowers and garlands and two tragic masks. 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.12.2 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from centre of mosaic of fruits, flowers and garlands and two tragic masks.  
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.12.2 Pompeii. 1968. Detail from centre of mosaic of fruits, flowers and garlands and two tragic masks. 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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from mosaic of two tragic masks, with fruits, flowers and garlands.  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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from mosaic of two tragic masks, with fruits, flowers and garlands. 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.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Detail of tragic mask. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Detail of tragic mask. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail of fruits, flowers and garland from mosaic with two tragic masks.  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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail of fruits, flowers and garland from mosaic with two tragic masks. 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.12.2 Pompeii. Between 1867 and 1874. 
Looking north across impluvium in atrium, towards tablinum.
Photo by Sommer and Behles. Photo courtesy of Charles Marty.
Found in the rooms on either side of the tablinum were floor mosaics.
According to Fiorelli, in the room on the left of the tablinum, giving access through to the peristyle, was found a mosaic of Bacchus on a panther. 
In the room on the right of the tablinum, was found a floor mosaic of a sea of fishes.
See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71)

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Between 1867 and 1874. Looking north across impluvium in atrium, towards tablinum 33. Photo by Sommer and Behles.

Photo courtesy of Charles Marty.

Found in the rooms on either side of the tablinum were floor mosaics.

According to Fiorelli, in the room on the left of the tablinum, giving access through to the peristyle, was found a mosaic of Bacchus on a panther.

In the room on the right of the tablinum, was found a floor mosaic of a sea of fishes.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71)

 

VI.12.2, Pompeii. 1964. Looking towards dining room on west (left) side of tablinum, and the middle peristyle, with remains of painted decoration on west walls.  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.12.2, Pompeii. 1964.

Looking towards dining room 35 on west (left) side of tablinum, and the middle peristyle, with remains of painted decoration on west walls.  

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.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943. 
Looking across atrium towards triclinium/dining room 35 on west (left) side of tablinum.
This formed a passageway between the atrium and the middle peristyle/garden.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.26, n.33).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Looking across atrium towards triclinium/dining room 35 on west (left) side of tablinum.

This formed a passageway between the atrium and the middle peristyle/garden.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.26, n.33).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii.  4th December 1971. 
Looking towards remaining decoration on west wall of middle peristyle, centre and right.
Left of centre is the west wall of the dining room on the west side of the tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr.George Fay’s slides collection.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 4th December 1971.

Looking towards west wall in north-west corner of triclinium/dining room 35 on west side of tablinum, on the left.

On the right is the west wall in the south-west corner of the middle peristyle/garden.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943. 
Looking towards north-west corner of triclinium/dining room 35 on west (left) side of tablinum.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.27, n.35).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Looking towards north-west corner of triclinium/dining room 35 on west (left) side of tablinum.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.27, n.35).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943. 
Looking towards north-east corner of triclinium/dining room 35, with doorway and step to middle peristyle/garden.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.28, n.37).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Looking towards north-east corner of triclinium/dining room 35, with doorway and step to middle peristyle/garden.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.28, n.37).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943. 
Looking towards north-east corner of triclinium/dining room 35, with doorway and step to middle peristyle/garden.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.28, n.38).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Looking towards north-east corner of triclinium/dining room 35, with doorway and step to middle peristyle/garden.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.28, n.38).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Found in one of the two dining rooms at the side of the tablinum. 
Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal with the head of a lion and the body of a tiger.
Mau described it as a floor mosaic of the Genius of the autumn, represented as a vine crowned boy sitting on a panther and drinking out of a deep golden bowl. 
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.292-3)
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9991.
Found 1st December 1830, see PAH II, 242.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Found in one of the two dining rooms (either 35 or 34) at the sides of the tablinum 33.

Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal with the head of a lion and the body of a tiger.

Mau described it as a floor mosaic of the Genius of the autumn, represented as a vine crowned boy sitting on a panther and drinking out of a deep golden bowl.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.292-3)

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9991.

Found 1st December 1830. See Fiorelli G., 1862. Pompeianarum antiquitatum historia, Vol. 2: 1819 - 1860, Naples, p. 242.

According to Fiorelli, in the room on the left of the tablinum, giving access through to the peristyle, was found a mosaic of Bacchus on a panther.

In the room on the right of the tablinum, was found a floor mosaic of a sea of fishes.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71).

(According to the information noticeboard from Naples Museum, this mosaic emblema was found in the room on the right of the tablinum.)

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal with the head of a lion and the body of a tiger. 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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal with the head of a lion and the body of a tiger. 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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Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9991.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from border of mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal. 
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.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Detail from border of mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal. 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.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Display of mosaics from the House of the Faun, seen in Naples Museum.
The mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal is seen here to demonstrate the size of the floor emblema.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Display of mosaics from the House of the Faun, seen in Naples Museum.

The mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal is seen here to demonstrate the size of the floor emblema.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Giorgio Sommer Cabinet Card number 6426.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Giorgio Sommer Cabinet Card number 6426. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii.
From an album of Michele Amodio dated 1874, entitled “Pompei, destroyed on 23 November 79, discovered in 1745”. 
Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii.

From an album of Michele Amodio dated 1874, entitled “Pompei, destroyed on 23 November 79, discovered in 1745”.

Mosaic of the child Dionysus astride an animal. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943. 
Doorway from north-east corner of atrium towards triclinium 34 on right side of tablinum.
On the right is the east ala 30.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.27, n.36).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Doorway from north-east corner of atrium towards triclinium 34 on right side of tablinum.

On the right is the east ala 30.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.27, n.36).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Found in the other of the two dining rooms at the side of the tablinum. Floor Mosaic of fishes and marine life. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9997. See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.292-3). Found 1st November 1830, see PAH II, 241.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Found in the other of the two dining rooms at the side of the tablinum 33, (either 34 or 35)

Floor mosaic of fishes and marine life. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9997.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, (p.292-3).

Found 1st November 1830, see PAH II, 241.

According to Fiorelli, in the room on the left of the tablinum, giving access through to the peristyle, was found a mosaic of Bacchus on a panther.

In the room on the right of the tablinum, was found a floor mosaic of a sea of fishes.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore, (p.71).

(According to the information noticeboard from Naples Museum, this mosaic emblema was found in the room on the left of the tablinum.)

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Floor mosaic emblema of fishes and marine life.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.
(According to the information noticeboard from Naples Museum, this mosaic emblema was found in the room on the left of the tablinum 33.)

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Floor mosaic emblema of fishes and marine life. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

(According to the information noticeboard from Naples Museum, this mosaic emblema was found in the room on the left of the tablinum 33.)

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Floor mosaic of fishes and marine life. 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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Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9997

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1957. Floor mosaic of fishes and marine life. 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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Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9997

 

 

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