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VIII.2.26 Pompeii. Casa del Cinghiale II or House of Vesbinus.

Linked to VIII.2.27. Excavated 1887, 1928.

 

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 VIII.2.26-27 Plan

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway. According to Della Corte, a mutilated electoral recommendation written on the faade between the two entrances, on the left of the doorway, read 
cum Vesbino rog(at)      [CIL IV 786]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.258)

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway.

According to Della Corte, a mutilated electoral recommendation written on the faade between the two entrances, on the left of the doorway, read

cum Vesbino rog(at) [CIL IV 786]

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.258)

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorway to room c, on east of entrance. When excavated, a black zoccolo with carpet border and the middle of wall painted red, could be seen.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorway to room c, on east of entrance.

When excavated, a black zoccolo with carpet border and the middle of wall painted red, could be seen.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Vestibule a, looking south across flooring towards closed doorway to vestibule b. 
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.27 & Pl,5, tav.3).

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Vestibule a, looking south across flooring towards closed doorway to vestibule b.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.27 & Pl,5, tav.3).

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Vestibule a, cocciopesto flooring decorated in small white tesserae.
DAIR 41.752. Photo  Deutsches Archologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.
See Pernice, E.  1938. Pavimente und Figrliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (tav. 45.2, above.)

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Vestibule a, cocciopesto flooring decorated in small white tesserae.

DAIR 41.752. Photo Deutsches Archologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Pernice, E. 1938. Pavimente und Figrliche Mosaiken: Die Hellenistische Kunst in Pompeji, Band VI. Berlin: de Gruyter, (tav. 45.2, above.)

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Painted wall decoration from west wall of entrance a.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Painted wall decoration from west wall of entrance vestibule a.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking south across atrium, from vestibule with mosaic of boar.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking south across atrium, from vestibule with mosaic of boar.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. April 2017. Looking south from entrance corridor into vestibule, b with boar mosaic.
Photo courtesy of Dr Paul J. Turner.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. April 2017. Looking south from entrance corridor into vestibule, b with boar mosaic.

Photo courtesy of Dr Paul J. Turner.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking south from entrance corridor into vestibule, b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking south from entrance corridor into vestibule, b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. 
Looking south from entrance across mosaic and towards atrium floor of a black mosaic with dots of large white tesserae surrounded by a white striped border. Photographed 1970-79 by Gnther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. Looking south from entrance across mosaic and towards atrium floor of a black mosaic with dots of large white tesserae surrounded by a white striped border.

Photographed 1970-79 by Gnther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. May 2010. Boar mosaic in entrance vestibule b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. May 2010. Boar mosaic in entrance vestibule b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Detail of boar mosaic in entrance vestibule b. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Detail of boar mosaic in entrance vestibule b. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted wall decoration on west wall of vestibule b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted wall decoration on west wall of vestibule b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Mosaic and painted wall decoration on east wall of vestibule b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Mosaic and painted wall decoration on east wall of vestibule b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted wall decoration on east wall of vestibule b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. December 2005. Painted wall decoration on east wall of vestibule b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. May 2004.  Looking south from entrance across atrium d.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. May 2004. Looking south from entrance across atrium d.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking south from entrance across atrium d. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. October 2020. Looking south from entrance across atrium d. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. North side of atrium d, with doorways to triclinium r, entrance vestibule b, and cubiculum e.  The doorway to the kitchen area h is on the right.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. North side of atrium d, with doorways to triclinium r, entrance vestibule b, and cubiculum e.

The doorway to the kitchen area h is on the right.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to cubiculum q and triclinium r in north-west corner of atrium, on west side of entrance vestibule b.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to cubiculum q and triclinium r in north-west corner of atrium, on west side of entrance vestibule b.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Room r, decoration of triclinium floor of cocciopesto, room on west side of vestibule.
There was no design under the couches of the triclinium, in the front of them was placed the net of octagons and squares.
In the centre of each was a marble slab/flake and, and in the area of the table, there was a carpet of nine circles placed within a frame made by three lines of small tesserae, interspersed with flakes of polychrome marbles and with diamond-shaped tiles at the corners.
Large flakes/scales or tiles of polychrome marble were also in the centre of the circles. 
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 206.
In the left lower corner, the marble doorway threshold can be seen.
When excavated the walls would have been painted in the IV style, with a red zoccolo containing panels showing a carpet border.
The middle zone of the walls would also have been painted red, with panels separated by architectural motifs.
The west wall was seen to have black side panels, on either side of a red central panel.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Room r, decoration of triclinium floor of cocciopesto, room on west side of vestibule.

There was no design under the couches of the triclinium, in the front of them was placed the net of octagons and squares.

In the centre of each was a marble slab/flake and, and in the area of the table, there was a carpet of nine circles placed within a frame made by three lines of small tesserae, interspersed with flakes of polychrome marbles and with diamond-shaped tiles at the corners.

Large flakes/scales or tiles of polychrome marble were also in the centre of the circles.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 206.

In the left lower corner, the marble doorway threshold can be seen.

When excavated the walls would have been painted in the IV style, with a red zoccolo containing panels showing a carpet border.

The middle zone of the walls would also have been painted red, with panels separated by architectural motifs.

The west wall was seen to have black side panels, on either side of a red central panel.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Flooring from room on right of entrance.
In the centre of the room, under the table, would have been a design with nine circles surrounded by a frame, set into the flooring.  
See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.33, ftn. 5 & Pl.5 tav.2).

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. c.1930. Flooring from room on right of entrance, room r, the triclinium.

In the centre of the room, under the table, would have been a design with nine circles surrounded by a frame, set into the flooring.

See Blake, M., (1930). The pavements of the Roman Buildings of the Republic and Early Empire. Rome, MAAR, 8, (p.33, ftn. 5 & Pl.5 tav.2).

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north across atrium d to entrance doorway.
When excavated, the large impluvium was already missing its coating, probably of marble. 
In the centre it would have had a fountain fed by a pipe that entered below the floor in the north-east corner, where the large hole remains unrestored. On the right can be seen the remains of the black floor mosaic with inset large stones of white tesserae and a border of two white lines.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north across atrium d to entrance doorway.

When excavated, the large impluvium was already missing its coating, probably of marble.

In the centre, it would have had a fountain fed by a pipe that entered below the floor in the north-east corner, where the large hole remains unrestored.

On the right can be seen the remains of the black floor mosaic with inset large stones of white tesserae and a border of two white lines.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to three cubicula and triclinium on the west side of atrium. On the left, room n, with doorways to cubiculae o, p, and q (centre right), and triclinium r, on the right.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to three cubicula and triclinium on the west side of atrium.

On the left, room n, with doorways to cubicula o, p, and q (centre right), and triclinium r, on the right.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to two Cubicula on west side of atrium.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to two cubicula on west side of atrium. Room p on the left, and room q on the right.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to two cubicula on west side of atrium. Room o on the left, and room p on the right.
 In room o, the floor was found paved with simple white mosaic with a border of black tesserae. On the south wall (on left), the purple zoccolo showed a motive of a taut garland with a disc at the centre, and a border of carpet squares. The middle zone was subdivided into panels, of which the central panel was on a blue background, and showed a painting already unrecognisable at the time of excavation. The side panel was black. On the west wall, the upper zone of the wall although discoloured and faded, showed traces of architectural partitions but not very well defined.
In room p, the floor was of cocciopesto similar to that seen in the room L. In the north corner of the west wall, the remains of the plaster of the red zoccolo and the darker red of the middle zone can still be seen. Nothing remains from the other walls and no evidence from the south wall where Mau could see a painting, partly preserved, of Venere Pescatrice. She was seen turning towards the left.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. Doorways to two cubicula on west side of atrium.

Room o on the left, and room p on the right.

In room o, the floor was found paved with simple white mosaic with a border of black tesserae.

On the south wall (on left), the purple zoccolo showed a motive of a taut garland with a disc at the centre, and a border of carpet squares.

The middle zone was subdivided into panels, of which the central panel was on a blue background, and showed a painting already unrecognisable at the time of excavation.

The side panel was black.

On the west wall, the upper zone of the wall although discoloured and faded, showed traces of architectural partitions but not very well defined.

In room p, the floor was of cocciopesto similar to that seen in the room L.

In the north corner of the west wall, the remains of the plaster of the red zoccolo and the darker red of the middle zone can still be seen.

Nothing remains from the other walls and no evidence from the south wall where Mau could see a painting, partly preserved, of Venere Pescatrice.

She was seen turning towards the left.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Looking south-west across atrium.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2011. Looking south-west across atrium d.

 

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. South west corner of atrium, with entrance to Garden terrace, and doorways to Triclinium and Cubiculum.

VIII.2.26 Pompeii. September 2005. South-west corner of atrium, with entrance to garden terrace s, and doorways to triclinium n and cubiculum o.

 

 

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