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VII.15.2 Pompeii. Casa del Marinaio or Casa di Niobe or Casa del Gallo.

Linked to VII.15.1 and VII.15.16. Excavated c.1859 and 1871.

 

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VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance.
On the west side (left) of the entrance a painted graffito was found: 
(C. Lollius?) Fuscus cupidus fecit   [CIL IV 3582]  On one of the side walls of this vestibule, two other painted graffiti were found: Fuscus cupidus fecit  [CIL IV 3583] and [Fuscus] cupidus rog(at)  [CIL IV 3585] See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.199)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –

Kapella(m) IIvir(um)
IIvir(um) Cupidus
Fuscus fecit       [CIL IV 3582]

Paquium d(uum)vi(rum)
Fuscus Cupidus
fecit       [CIL IV 3583]

P(ublium) P(aquium) P(roculum) et C[3]
Cupidus
rog(at)       [CIL IV 3585]

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance.

On the west side (left) of the entrance a painted graffito was found:

(C. Lollius?) Fuscus cupidus fecit   [CIL IV 3582]

On one of the side walls of this vestibule, two other painted graffiti were found:

Fuscus cupidus fecit  [CIL IV 3583] and [Fuscus] cupidus rog(at)  [CIL IV 3585].

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.199)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –

 

Kapella(m) IIvir(um)

IIvir(um) Cupidus

Fuscus fecit       [CIL IV 3582]

 

Paquium d(uum)vi(rum)

Fuscus Cupidus

fecit       [CIL IV 3583]

 

P(ublium) P(aquium) P(roculum) et C[3]

Cupidus

rog(at)       [CIL IV 3585]

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall on east side of entrance.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Wall on east side of entrance.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Fauces, or entrance corridor, looking south from atrium.  This entrance corridor had a mosaic depicting a colonnaded sea front revealing the prows of ships through the six arches.  
A dolphin and an anchor were also in the surround.  This is how the house got its name.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Fauces, or entrance corridor, looking south from atrium. 

This entrance corridor had a mosaic depicting a colonnaded sea front revealing the prows of ships through the six arches. 

A dolphin and an anchor were also in the surround. This is how the house got its name.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. Unfinished anonymous painting, a copy of an architectural sacred landscape with figures and animals that might have been seen high up on the walls of the vestibule.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 769.
Photo © ICCD. http://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.15.2 Pompeii.

Unfinished anonymous painting, a copy of an architectural sacred landscape with figures and animals that might have been seen high up on the walls of the vestibule.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 769.

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.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south to entrance doorway from entrance corridor/fauces. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south to entrance doorway from entrance corridor/fauces. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of black and white mosaic in entrance corridor on east side, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of black and white mosaic in entrance corridor on east side, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of black and white mosaic in entrance corridor on west side ,looking south.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of black and white mosaic in entrance corridor on west side, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Portion of mosaic in Fauces.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Portion of mosaic in fauces or entrance corridor, looking north. 

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. c.1930. 
Entrance vestibule/fauces mosaic with threshold and detail of some of the remaining prows of ships seen through arches.
DAIR 41.674. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.
See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, taf. 27.3.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. c.1930.

Entrance vestibule/fauces mosaic with threshold and detail of some of the remaining prows of ships seen through arches.

DAIR 41.674. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, taf. 27.3.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. 1876. Watercolour by Luigi Bazzani.
Looking north through entrance vestibule towards threshold mosaic and mosaic of the prows of ships seen through arches.
Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum. Inventory number 1070-1886.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. 1876. Watercolour by Luigi Bazzani.

Looking north through entrance vestibule towards threshold mosaic and mosaic of the prows of ships seen through arches.

Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum. Inventory number 1070-1886.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. April 2019. Looking north across atrium, from entrance corridor.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. April 2019.

Looking north across atrium, from entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking north-east. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking north-east. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Atrium, looking towards rooms on west side. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Atrium, looking towards rooms on west side. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking north-west. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking north-west. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking towards rooms in north-west corner of atrium.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking towards rooms in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking north across atrium towards tablinum, at rear. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Looking north across atrium towards tablinum, at rear. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across atrium.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across atrium.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Looking across Atrium to Tablinum.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking across impluvium in atrium towards tablinum.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Impluvium and marble puteal for cistern-mouth in atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Impluvium and marble puteal for cistern-mouth in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Impluvium and cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north towards impluvium and cistern head.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking north across west side of atrium, with impluvium, on right.
DAIR 41.673. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.
See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (taf. 27.2.)

VII.15.2 Pompeii. c.1930. Looking north across west side of atrium, with impluvium, on right.

DAIR 41.673. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figürliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (taf. 27.2.)

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Impluvium and marble cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Impluvium and marble cistern head in atrium.

 

II.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Atrium floor mosaic and impluvium surround.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking north across atrium floor mosaic and impluvium surround.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Impluvium and cistern head.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Impluvium and cistern head.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. Puteal on side of impluvium in atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017.

Puteal on side of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Puteal or cistern head on south side of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Puteal or cistern head on south side of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of puteal/cistern head. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of puteal/cistern head. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking west across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking west across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of mosaic flooring in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of mosaic flooring in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Flooring in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Flooring in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of south-west corner of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Detail of south-west corner of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking north-west across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking north-west across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Statue or fountain base at north end of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Statue or fountain base at north end of impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Atrium, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance corridor.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south through doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance doorway.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 
According to Sogliano, paintings seen in this room (described as room to left of andron) were –
Large naked figure of a young man in quiet position with his head and arms lowered. (Nearly all vanished).
(Grande figura nuda di un giovane in tranquilla posizione con la testa e la braccia abbassate. (Quasi svanito). (Bull.Inst, 1872, p.168)).
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.127, no.618)
And Pittrice? (Painter?)
Traces of a feminine figure, standing in front of a wooden frame leaning on the ground. (Destroyed).
(Tracce di una figura muliebre, la quale stave innanzi ad un quadro con cornice di legno appoggiato a terra. (Distrutto). (Bull.Inst, 1872, p.168)).
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.132, no.643)

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking south through doorway to cubiculum on west side of entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

According to Sogliano, paintings seen in this room (described as room to left of andron) were –

Large naked figure of a young man in quiet position with his head and arms lowered. (Nearly all vanished).

(Grande figura nuda di un giovane in tranquilla posizione con la testa e la braccia abbassate. (Quasi svanito). (Bull. Inst. 1872, p.168)).

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.127, no.618)

And Pittrice? (Painter?)

Traces of a feminine figure, standing in front of a wooden frame leaning on the ground. (Destroyed).

(Tracce di una figura muliebre, la quale stave innanzi ad un quadro con cornice di legno appoggiato a terra. (Distrutto). (Bull. Inst. 1872, p.168)).

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.132, no.643)

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017. South-west corner of atrium, with doorway linking to atrium in VII.15.1, on the left.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2017.

South-west corner of atrium, with doorways linking to atrium in VII.15.1. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. XV Set. 1886. Watercolour by Luigi Bazzani. Looking across impluvium in atrium towards south-west corner.
Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum. Inv. no. 1073-1886.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. XV Set. 1886. Watercolour by Luigi Bazzani. Looking across impluvium in atrium towards south-west corner.

Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum. Inv. no. 1073-1886.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  September 2005.  Doorways on west side of Atrium looking north.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways on west side of atrium looking north.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  
First connecting doorway to atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of atrium of VII.15.2.
The painting of the “Personification of Summer” would have been to the right of the doorway.
According to PPM, seen at the south end of the west wall was one of the painted Seasons, in the middle zone on a black background, flying towards the right, was Summer. 
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, (no.18, p. 714).
According to Sogliano, seen in the atrium was the personification of one of the Seasons, Summer. (Bull.Inst, 1872, p.167, Fiorelli, Scavi di Pompei, p.129, no.270; Descr.Pomp, (p.305).
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.76, no.460)

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007.

First connecting doorway to atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of atrium of VII.15.2.

The painting of the “Personification of Summer” would have been to the right of the doorway.

According to PPM, seen at the south end of the west wall was one of the painted Seasons, in the middle zone on a black background, flying towards the right, was Summer.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, (no.18, p. 714).

According to Sogliano, seen in the atrium was the personification of one of the Seasons, Summer. (Bull.Inst, 1872, p.167, Fiorelli, Scavi di Pompei, p.129, no.270; Descr.Pomp, (p.305).

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. (p.76, no.460)

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018. Looking east to doorway threshold of first connecting doorway from atrium of VII.15.1. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.15.2 Pompeii. May 2018.

Looking east to doorway threshold of first connecting doorway from atrium of VII.15.1. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.15.2 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Second connecting door to Atrium of VII.15.1 on West side of Atrium of VII.15.2

VII.15.2 Pompeii. December 2007. 

Second connecting doorway to atrium of VII.15.1 on west side of atrium of VII.15.2.

 

 

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