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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Casa dei Capitelli colorati or Casa di Arianna

or House of Ariadne or House of the Coloured Capitals.

Linked to VII.4.32, VII.4.33 and VII.4.51. Excavated 1822, 1832 and 1846.

 

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Via degli Augustali, looking west from outside VII.4.31.  December 2007.

Via degli Augustali, looking west from outside VII.4.31. December 2007.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. Pre-1943. Looking north towards entrance in Via degli Augustali.
See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXXII. Vol.4. Rome, Swedish Institute.

VII.4.31 Pompeii. Pre-1943. Looking north towards entrance in Via degli Augustali.

See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXXII. Vol.4. Rome, Swedish Institute.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. Pre-1943. Looking north through entrance doorway.
See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXXII. Vol.4. Rome, Swedish Institute.

VII.4.31 Pompeii. Pre-1943. Looking north through entrance doorway.

See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXXII. Vol.4. Rome, Swedish Institute.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. December 2004. Main Entrance on Via degli Augustali.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. December 2004. Main Entrance on Via degli Augustali.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Drawing by Pasquale Maria Veneri, 1843, of flooring at the entrance.
There is a note that reads “the lines that are shown in red, are rows of white mosaic stones”.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 595.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Drawing by Pasquale Maria Veneri, 1843, of flooring at the entrance.

There is a note that reads “the lines that are shown in red, are rows of white mosaic stones”.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 595.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/

Utilizzabili alle condizioni della licenza Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IT)

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009.  Looking south along room 1, the entrance fauces, to main entrance at VII.4.31 on Via degli Augustali.

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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south along room 1, the entrance fauces, to main entrance at VII.4.31 on Via degli Augustali.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Looking north from Entrance Fauces.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north from entrance corridor.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. 1971. Looking north from entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. 1971. Looking north from entrance corridor.

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

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, atrium with remains of impluvium.  
Looking north, through two peristyles to other entrance in Via della Fortuna.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, atrium with remains of impluvium. 

Looking north, through two peristyles to other entrance in Via della Fortuna.

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Painting by Antonio Ala, of decoration in atrium, now completely perished.
This painting remains the only precious documentation of the walls of the atrium, together with Helbig’s description.
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (595).
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 596.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
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VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. Painting by Antonio Ala, of decoration in atrium, now completely perished.

This painting remains the only precious documentation of the walls of the atrium, together with Helbig’s description.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (595).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 596.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/

Utilizzabili alle condizioni della licenza Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IT)

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. May 2010. Room 2, south-east corner of atrium.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2010. Room 2, south-east corner of atrium.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium.  South West Corner.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south-west corner of atrium. 

 

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2010. South-west corner of atrium, room 2.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2010. South-west corner of atrium, room 2.

 

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. May 2010. Room 2, looking towards west side of atrium with doorways to rooms 3, 4, 5 and 6.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. May 2010. Room 2, looking towards west side of atrium with doorways to rooms 3, 4, 5 and 6.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 3. Cubiculum.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3, cubiculum.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 4.  Cubiculum.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 4, cubiculum.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4. Cubiculum.  West wall.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, west wall of cubiculum. 

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, decorated floor at base of north wall of cubiculum.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, decorated floor at base of north wall of cubiculum.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 5. Cubiculum.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 5, cubiculum.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, remains of floor.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, remains of floor.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, north-west corner of cubiculum.  
Remains of stucco and painted plaster on upper wall. 
The middle section had been plastered but not painted and the lower wall had not been started at all.  The work of decoration was obviously interrupted and never finished.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, north-west corner of cubiculum. Remains of stucco and painted plaster on upper wall.

The middle section had been plastered but not painted and the lower wall had not been started at all. 

The work of decoration was obviously interrupted and never finished.

 

VII.4.31 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2. Atrium.  Looking south west to Rooms on West side.

VII.4.31/51 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, atrium. Looking south-west to rooms on west side.

 

 

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