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IX.5.2 Pompeii. Casa di Achille or House of the Skeleton or House of Stronnius.

Linked to IX.5.22. Excavated 1877.

 

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IX.5.2. December 2007.  Entrance on Via Nola.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance on Via di Nola.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. 1964. 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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IX.5.2 Pompeii. 1964. 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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IX.5.2.  Entrance.  Linked to IX.5.22

IX.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

IX.5.2.  Looking across Atrium and impluvium from entrance corridor.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2004.

Looking south across atrium and impluvium, from entrance corridor.

 

IX.5.2.  Looking across Atrium and impluvium from entrance corridor.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south across atrium and impluvium from entrance corridor.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Impluvium in atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Impluvium in atrium.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Looking south across impluvium in atrium towards tablinum.
According to Warscher, 
this house did not have an official name but amongst the custodians it was known as the House of Achilles or the house with the dog’s kennel. 
(La casa non ha il nome ufficiale ma fra i custodi era conosciuta come la Casa d’Achille o la casa con la cuccia del cane.)
See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.
DAIR 40.807.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Looking south across impluvium in atrium towards tablinum.

According to Warscher,

this house did not have an official name but amongst the custodians it was known as the House of Achilles or the house with the dog’s kennel.

(La casa non ha il nome ufficiale ma fra i custodi era conosciuta come la Casa d’Achille o la casa con la cuccia del cane.)

See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.

DAIR 40.807.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorways to rooms 2, 3 and 4 on east side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorways to rooms 2, 3 and 4 on east side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorways to rooms 5, 6 and 7 on west side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorways to rooms 5, 6 and 7 on west side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on north-east corner of atrium connecting to IX.5.3.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on north-east corner of atrium connecting to IX.5.3.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 2, on east side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 2, on east side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2.  December 2007.  Room 3 on east side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 3, on east side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2.  December 2007.  Room 4 on east side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 4, on east side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorway to room 4, taken from doorway in rear of IX.5.1.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorway to room 4, taken from doorway in rear of IX.5.1.

 

IX.5.2.  December 2007.  Room 4 on east side of atrium.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east into Room 4, on east side of atrium.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, east wall.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, east wall.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, detail of remains of painting on east wall. According to PPP, the wall painting in the centre of the east wall was of a masculine figure, possibly Helios. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.450)

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, detail of remains of painting on east wall.

According to PPP, the wall painting in the centre of the east wall was of a masculine figure, possibly Helios.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.450)

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Room 4, painting from east wall possibly showing Helios.
According to Warscher, this photo wrongly showed the remains of decoration in room “f”, which would be our room 5.
See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.
DAIR 40.806.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Room 4, painting from east wall possibly showing Helios.

According to Warscher, this photo wrongly showed the remains of decoration in room “f”, which would be our room 5.

See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.

DAIR 40.806.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, south wall. Wall painting of Ariadne, Dionysus and Silenus.  See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 173,1). According to PPP, this wall painting may be of Hermaphrodite and a maenad. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.450)

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, south wall. Wall painting of Ariadne, Dionysus and Silenus. 

See Schefold, K., 1962. Vergessenes Pompeji. Bern: Francke. (T. 173,1).

According to PPP, this wall painting may be of Hermaphrodite and a maenad.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.451)

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Room 4, remaining painted decoration from lower east wall. 
See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.
DAIR 40.806.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Pre-1942. Room 4, remaining painted decoration from lower east wall.

See Warscher, T. 1942. Catalogo illustrato degli affreschi del Museo Nazionale di Napoli. Sala LXXX. Vol.2. Rome, Swedish Institute.

DAIR 40.806.  Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Room 4, upper zone.  Copy of painting of a huntress.
DAIR 83,233. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/235615
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol. IX, p. 378.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Room 4, upper zone.  Copy of painting of a huntress.

DAIR 83,233. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. IX. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 378.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Copy by Discanno of painting of Hermaphrodite and a maenad or possibly Ariadne and Dionysus with Silenus.
DAIR 58.1915. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/1459452
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini, (p.120, no.595).

IX.5.2 Pompeii. Copy by Discanno of painting of Hermaphrodite and a maenad or possibly Ariadne and Dionysus with Silenus.

DAIR 58.1915. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini, (p.120, no.595).

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, west wall.

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, west wall with doorway.

 

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007.  Room 4, north wall.  Wall painting on north wall of Aphrodite and Aries. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.450)

IX.5.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, north wall. Wall painting on north wall of Aphrodite and Aries.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.450).

 

 

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