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IX.5.14 Pompeii. House of the Restaurant or Casa di Lupanare piccolo?

Rooms “a to u” on plan. Linked to IX.5.15 & IX.5.16. Excavated 1878.

 

Part 2      Part 1      IX.5.14-16 combined room plan    For rooms a’ to f’ see IX.5.16.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Painted red panel with a bird on a garland in the centre of the west end of north wall.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.

Painted red panel with a bird on a garland in the centre of the west end of north wall.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found on north wall.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.82, no.496)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway. Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found on north wall.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.82, no.496)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found in centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.

Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found in centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found on north wall.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.

Wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found on north wall.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483).

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. Drawing by Discanno of wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, on north wall of cubiculum “g”.
DAIR 83.261. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343161

IX.5.14 Pompeii. Drawing by Discanno of wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, on north wall of cubiculum “g”.

DAIR 83.261. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343161

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Detail of Hercules, from wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, 
found in centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.

Detail of Hercules, from wall painting of Hercules and Omphale, found in centre of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway.
Looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, on south side of entrance doorway. Looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, east wall, on south side of entrance doorway.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, east wall, on south side of entrance doorway.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, east wall.
Wall painting from centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019.

Cubiculum “g”, east wall. Wall painting from centre of east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, east wall. Wall painting of Ariadne and Dionysus with panther and a statue of Pan.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, east wall. Wall painting of Ariadne and Dionysus with panther and a statue of Pan.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, north end of painted east wall of cubiculum.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, north end of painted east wall of cubiculum.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, south wall. Wall painting of Europa on side of bull, found on south wall of cubiculum “g” on south side of entrance doorway.
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.23, no.81) 
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, south wall.

Wall painting of Europa on side of bull, found on south wall of cubiculum “g” on south side of entrance doorway.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.23, no.81)

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, south wall.
Detail of wall painting of Europa on side of bull. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. June 2019. Cubiculum “g”, south wall. Detail of wall painting of Europa on side of bull. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, south wall, detail of wall painting of Europa on side of bull.  
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.23, no.81) 
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “g”, south wall, detail of wall painting of Europa on side of bull.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.23, no.81)

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD. (p.483)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “L”, detail of floor.
Looking north through doorway to cubiculum “L”, on north side of portico.
The cocciopesto floor was scattered with limestone flakes. 
The zoccolo of this room would have been painted to show a pattern of false marble.
In the centre of the north wall were the remains of a painting of Narcissus on a red background, the side panels were yellow. 
The upper zone of the wall was also red.
On the east wall, but almost completely lost, was a painting showing a sleeping Maenad surprised by a Satyr.
This wall also had a painted false marble zoccolo, central red panel and on the yellow side panels were painted medallions.
On the south wall, with a similar painted zoccolo, but on a yellow middle zone were the remains of a painting with fishes.
On the west wall, the middle of the wall was painted with yellow panels containing medallions showing two birds eating; a stretched garland was seen on a red panel.
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1878, p. 185.
See Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (DAIR), 1879, p. 265.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Cubiculum “L”, detail of floor.

Looking north through doorway to cubiculum “L”, on north side of portico.

The cocciopesto floor was scattered with limestone flakes.

The zoccolo of this room would have been painted to show a pattern of false marble.

In the centre of the north wall were the remains of a painting of Narcissus on a red background, the side panels were yellow.

The upper zone of the wall was also red.

On the east wall, but almost completely lost, was a painting showing a sleeping Maenad surprised by a Satyr.

This wall also had a painted false marble zoccolo, central red panel and on the yellow side panels were painted medallions.

On the south wall, with a similar painted zoccolo, but on a yellow middle zone were the remains of a painting with fishes.

On the west wall, the middle of the wall was painted with yellow panels containing medallions showing two birds eating; a stretched garland was seen on a red panel.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1878, p. 185.

See Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (DAIR), 1879, p. 265.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-west across peristyle “k”.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-west across peristyle “k”.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-west across portico of two-sided peristyle “k”.
According to Jashemski, the portico of the garden was entered directly from the atrium. There was no tablinum.
The portico was supported by four white stuccoed columns on the east, and on the south by six somewhat lower columns.
The two rooms on the east, described by Eschebach as exedra or triclinia, had a good view of the garden.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.237)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-west across portico of two-sided peristyle “k”.

According to Jashemski, the portico of the garden was entered directly from the atrium. There was no tablinum.

The portico was supported by four white stuccoed columns on the east, and on the south by six somewhat lower columns.

The two rooms on the east, described by Eschebach as exedra or triclinia, had a good view of the garden.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.237) 

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. South peristyle. Painting of Neptune and Amphitrite. According to Sogliano, this painting was found in fragments and diligently recomposed. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 111442. See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.25, no.96).

IX.5.14 Pompeii. South peristyle “k”. Painting of Neptune and Amphitrite.

According to Sogliano, this painting was found in fragments and diligently recomposed.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 111442.

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.25, no.96)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. South portico of peristyle “k”.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. South portico of peristyle “k”.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “m”, large exedra or triclinium, on east side of peristyle.
This room had remains of a floor of white mosaics arranged in an oblique pattern: in the room the threshold with a pattern of meanders emphasised the wide opening towards the peristyle.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “m”, large exedra or triclinium, on east side of peristyle.

This room had remains of a floor of white mosaics arranged in an oblique pattern.

The threshold of this room with a pattern of meanders emphasised the wide opening towards the peristyle.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east. According to Eschebach, this is a second exedra or triclinium on east side of peristyle. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.425)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east across room “n”.

According to Eschebach, this is a second exedra or triclinium on east side of peristyle.

This has a doorway in its south wall, leading to a third exedra or triclinium on east side.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.425)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. c.1930. Room “n”, flooring in the exedra.  
DAIR 41.782. 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, (tav. 50,5, above.)

IX.5.14 Pompeii. c.1930. Room “n”, flooring in the exedra.  

DAIR 41.782. 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. 50,5)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-east towards third exedra or triclinium, room “o”, with two doorways.
One doorway in the south wall of the second exedra “n”, one doorway from the east portico.
See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.425) 
According to Richardson and Schefold, three paintings were found in triclinium “o”.
Schefold describes triclinium “o” as triclinium l. v. der N-Ala, which equates to room “f’”.
According to PPP and PPM they were found in room “f”. See our room “f” for these paintings.
All now in Naples Archaeological Museum.
Pyramus and Thisbe. Naples Inventory number 111483. 
Pair of men before an enthroned queen (Aeneas before Dido?). Naples Inventory number 111480. 
Bacchus and Ariadne with thiasus. Naples Inventory number 111481.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD, p. 482-3. 
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Vol IX, pp. 623-634. 
See Richardson, L., 2000. A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum. Baltimore: John Hopkins, p. 153.
See Schefold, K., 1957. Die Wände Pompejis. Berlin: De Gruyter, p. 260.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-east towards third exedra or triclinium, room “o”, with two doorways.

This shows one doorway in the south wall of the second exedra “n”, and one doorway from the east portico.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.425)

According to Richardson and Schefold, three paintings were found in triclinium “o”.

Schefold describes triclinium “o” as triclinium l. v. der N-Ala, which equates to room “f’”.

According to PPP and PPM they were found in room “f”. See our room “f” for these paintings.

All now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

Pyramus and Thisbe. Naples Inventory number 111483.

Pair of men before an enthroned queen (Aeneas before Dido?). Naples Inventory number 111480.

Bacchus and Ariadne with thiasus. Naples Inventory number 111481.

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1986. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 3. Rome: ICCD, p. 482-3.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. IX. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, pp. 623-634.

See Richardson, L., 2000. A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum. Baltimore: John Hopkins, p. 153.

See Schefold, K., 1957. Die Wände Pompejis. Berlin: De Gruyter, p. 260.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north from doorway to servants’ area, across east portico.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north from doorway to servants’ area, across east portico.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-east  towards hearth in kitchen on south side of peristyle, in servants area. According to Boyce, on the south wall of this kitchen, was a fragmentary lararium painting. Boyce said that Mau thought this kitchen was reserved for the use of the members of the household. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.86, no.426).

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005.  Room “q”, kitchen.

Looking north-east towards hearth in kitchen (room “q”), on south side of peristyle, in servants’ area.

According to Boyce, on the south wall of this kitchen, was a fragmentary lararium painting.

Boyce said that Mau thought this kitchen was reserved for the use of the members of the household.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.86, no.426). 

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: (p.19, no.69)

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north across area of stairs “u” to upper floor, between rooms “q” and “r”.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north across area of stairs “u” to upper floor, between rooms “q” and “r”.

 

IX.5.16  Popina/Brothel.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north to doorway from room “r”, in servant’s area.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. December 2010. Looking north to doorway from room in servant’s area.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. December 2010. Looking north to doorway from room “r”, in servant’s area.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. December 2010. Looking north to doorway from room in servant’s area.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. December 2010. Looking north to doorway from room “r” in servant’s area.

 

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south from doorway into room in servants area, in south-west corner.

IX.5.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south from doorway into room “s”, in servant’s area, in south-west corner.

 

 

Part 1      IX.5.14-16 combined room plan

 

 

 

 

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