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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. October 2001. Looking north from east portico of middle peristyle, towards corridor and oecus, centre left.  On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking north from east portico of middle peristyle, towards oecus, centre left.

In the centre is the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.  Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1579. Looking north-west across First or Middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side. On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230693

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1579.

Looking north-west across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side.

On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.

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

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 19th century stereo postcard. Looking north across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side. On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 19th century stereo postcard.

Looking north across first or middle peristyle from east portico, towards exedra and oecus on its north side.

On the right can be seen the corridor to the Second or Rear peristyle.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1580. Looking north to corridor from Firstt towards Second peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230694

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1580. Looking north to corridor from first towards second peristyle.

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

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1581. Looking towards north-east corner of First or Middle peristyle.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230503

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1581. Looking towards north-east corner of first or middle peristyle.

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

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Corridor leading north to rear peristyle.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Corridor leading north to rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Threshold from middle (first) peristyle, in corridor leading north to rear (second) peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015.

Threshold from middle (first) peristyle, in corridor leading north to rear (second) peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic floor in corridor, looking north. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Mosaic floor in corridor, looking north. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor mosaic floor.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Corridor mosaic floor, looking north.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards south portico from east side of second (rear) peristyle.   Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards south portico from east side of second (rear) peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking south-west across oecus/triclinium, on east side of exedra with Alexander mosaic.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2017.

Looking south-west across oecus/triclinium, on east side of exedra with Alexander mosaic. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south across Triclinium mosaic floor. West end.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south across west end of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south-west corner of the oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south-west corner of the oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. 
Oecus or triclinium on west side of corridor, on south side of second/rear peristyle, looking south over east end of mosaic floor.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009.

Oecus or triclinium on west side of corridor, on south side of second/rear peristyle, looking south over east end of mosaic floor.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic flooring in oecus/triclinium.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of mosaic flooring in oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Triclinium mosaic floor.  This floor contained a fine mosaic in such a damaged condition that the subject – a lion standing over a prostrate tiger – could not be made out, until a duplicate was found in 1885.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.295)

VI.12.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Oecus/triclinium mosaic floor. Looking south towards first or middle peristyle.

This floor contained a fine mosaic in such a damaged condition that the subject – a lion standing over a prostrate tiger – could not be made out, until a duplicate was found in 1885.

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.295)

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1833. Drawing of mosaic emblema of a lion, found in centre of oecus/triclinium floor, room 42 (but room 40 on Breton original plan).
According to Breton, when found this was badly damaged, and for that reason was not taken to the Museum.
See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin. 
According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this beautiful mosaic of a lion was found in many fragments.
It was found in 1831, see PAH II, 250.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.  Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p.146)
See Real Museo Borbonico IX, Pl. 55. (1833).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1833. Drawing of mosaic emblema of a lion, found in centre of oecus/triclinium floor, room 42 (but room 40 on Breton original plan).

According to Breton, when found this was badly damaged, and for that reason was not taken to the Museum.

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

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, this beautiful mosaic of a lion was found in many fragments.

It was found in 1831. See Fiorelli G., 1862. Pompeianarum antiquitatum historia, Vol. 2: 1819 - 1860, Naples, p. 250.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.146)

See Real Museo Borbonico IX, Pl. 55. (1833).

 

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VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1140.  Looking north-east across second peristyle from oecus/triclinium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230756

VI.12.2 Pompeii. W.1140. Looking north-east across second peristyle from oecus/triclinium.

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

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939. Detail of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 335.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. pre-1937-1939. Detail of mosaic floor in oecus/triclinium.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 335.

 

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VI.12.2. W1145 Looking north across second peristyle, from area of oecus/triclinium.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230761

VI.12.2. W1145 Looking north across second peristyle, from area of oecus/triclinium.

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

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2004. Rear peristyle garden.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2004. Looking north from south portico across rear peristyle garden towards north-east corner.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. 1968. Looking from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the atrium and entrance doorway. 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.

Looking south from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the first peristyle, atrium and entrance doorway.

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. Looking south-east from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the first peristyle, and atrium of VI.12.5. 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. 1968.

Looking south-east from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the first peristyle, and atrium of VI.12.5.

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. 1968. Looking south-east from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the first peristyle, atrium of VI.12.5, and entrance at VI.12.2. 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.

Looking south-east from south portico of rear peristyle through exedra towards the first peristyle, atrium of VI.12.5, and entrance at VI.12.2.

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 2005. Looking south from exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic onto middle peristyle, and across towards atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2005.

Looking south from exedra with(out) Alexander mosaic onto middle peristyle, and across towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south-east from exedra, across first peristyle garden towards VI.12.5.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south-east from exedra, across middle garden towards VI.12.5.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking west across south portico of rear peristyle towards doorway to “Oecus 44”
On the left of the photo is the Exedra where the Alexander mosaic was found.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking west across south portico of rear peristyle towards doorway to “Oecus 44”

On the left of the photo is the Exedra where the Alexander mosaic was found.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking south through doorway in south-west corner of rear peristyle.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015.

Looking south through doorway to oecus in south-west corner of rear peristyle.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.
Oecus, looking towards north-east corner.
The window and doorway are n the north wall, the remains of decoration are on the east wall.
See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.44, n.62).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Pre-1943.

Oecus, looking towards north-east corner.

The window and doorway are on the north wall, the remains of decoration are on the east wall.

See Warscher, T. (1946). Casa del Fauno, Swedish Institute, Rome. (p.44, n.62).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. East wall of oecus.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. East wall of oecus.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Old undated photograph. Oecus 44. Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries. Fox Collection. In the collection it is labelled as Frieze in Winter Triclinium from the House of Sallust. Anne Laidlaw, the Director of Excavations of the House of Sallust, has confirmed for us that it is in fact from the House of the Faun. See Laidlaw, A., 1985. The first style in Pompeii: painting and architecture. Giorgio Bretschneider  (Pl. 49c).

VI.12.2 Pompeii. Old undated photograph. Oecus 44.

Courtesy of Society of Antiquaries. Fox Collection.

In the collection it is labelled as “Frieze in Winter Triclinium from the House of Sallust”.

Anne Laidlaw, the Director of Excavations of the House of Sallust, has confirmed for us that it is in fact from the House of the Faun.

See Laidlaw, A., 1985. The first style in Pompeii: painting and architecture. Giorgio Bretschneider (Pl. 49c).

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. South wall of oecus in south-west corner of rear peristyle
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. South wall of oecus in south-west corner of rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. South wall of oecus.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. South wall of oecus.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. West wall of oecus.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. West wall of oecus.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. North wall and north-west corner of oecus, with windows onto rear peristyle.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015.

North wall and north-west corner of oecus, with windows onto rear peristyle.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Two windows in south-west corner of rear peristyle looking into oecus.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2015. Two windows in south-west corner of rear peristyle giving light into oecus.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south to room in south-west corner of rear peristyle.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south to room in south-west corner of rear peristyle.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2005. Looking towards south-west corner of rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. April 2005. Looking across rear peristyle towards south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking north from south-west corner of rear peristyle.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking north from south-west corner of rear peristyle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 1992. Detail of columns in south-west corner of rear peristyle.
Photo by Louis Méric courtesy of Jean-Jacques Méric.

VI.12.2 Pompeii. October 1992. Detail of columns in south-west corner of rear peristyle.

Photo by Louis Méric courtesy of Jean-Jacques Méric.

 

 

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