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IX.5.18 Pompeii. Casa di Jasone or House of Jason.

Linked to IX.5.19, IX.5.20 & IX.5.21. Excavated 1878.

 

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The room numbers on this page follow the room numbers used in Zevi, F., 1964. La Casa Reg IX.5.18-21 a Pompei e le sue pitture: Studi Miscellanei 5. Roma: Bretschneider.

This provides direct reference back to the book. 

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room v, room under steps to upper floor, with door to corridor in north wall.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “v”, room under steps to upper floor, with door to corridor in north wall.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.  Room v.  Room behind site of stairs at IX.5.20.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “v”, room behind site of stairs at IX.5.20.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room u.   Room on south side of corridor leading to rear entrance at IX.5.21.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “u”, room on south side of corridor leading to rear entrance at IX.5.21.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorway to room t, latrine, taken from entrance at IX.5.21.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Doorway to room “t”, latrine, taken from entrance at IX.5.21.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room t.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “t”, remaining plaster.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room s, east wall of room in north-west corner, looking through doorway into corridor.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “s”, east wall of room in north-west corner, looking through doorway into corridor.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room r, east wall of room on north side of corridor.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “r”, east wall of room on north side of corridor.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room p, decorative floor in cubiculum with two doors, on north side of corridor.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “p”, decorative floor in cubiculum with two doors, on north side of corridor.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room p, west wall of cubiculum with two doors, on north side of corridor. The west wall was vaulted and had a moulded cornice. The red zoccolo was panelled, the panels of the white middle zone were separated by narrow compartments with a red background crossed by smooth candelabra towards the base and sommit, and twisting in the central part.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “p”, west wall of cubiculum with two doors, on north side of corridor.

The west wall was vaulted and had a moulded cornice.

The red zoccolo was panelled, the panels of the white middle zone were separated by narrow compartments with a red background crossed by smooth candelabra towards the base and summit and twisting in the central part.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room l (L) antecamera, in foreground, with room o, oecus at the rear. On the right, would be the site of the steps to the upper floor in a narrow storeroom, behind which was an alcove, capable of holding a seat or a bed: the floor of the alcove was raised. The zoccolo was dark red, the middle zone was painted with white panels edged with black bands, at the centre of which were medallions, of which three remained; one with a head of a Satyr crowned with rushes and a Cupid at his shoulder; another with the head of Apollo; and the third with the head of Diana (Artemis). To the north was a spacious room, decorated with red, yellow and white, in the centre of which were two rounds showing groups of Cupid with Psyche.
See NdS 1878, (p.269)
See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. p. 27 (no.104), p.28 (no.112), p.43 (no.184), 
p.67 (no.395/6)

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “l” (L) antecamera, in foreground, with room “o”, oecus at the rear.

On the right, would be the site of the steps to the upper floor in a narrow storeroom, behind which was an alcove, capable of holding a seat or a bed: the floor of the alcove was raised.

The zoccolo was dark red, the middle zone was painted with white panels edged with black bands, at the centre of which were medallions, of which three remained;

one with a head of a Satyr crowned with rushes and a Cupid at his shoulder;

another with the head of Apollo;

and the third with the head of Diana (Artemis).

To the north was a spacious room, decorated with red, yellow and white, in the centre of which were two medallions showing groups of Cupid with Psyche.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1878, (p.269)

See Sogliano, A., 1879. Le pitture murali campane scoverte negli anni 1867-79. Napoli: Giannini. p. 27 (no.104), p.28 (no.112), p.43 (no.184), p.67 (no.395/6)

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Room l.  Room to the south of Oecus in north east corner. Remains of painted plaster in north west corner.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “l”, room to the south of oecus in north-east corner.

Remains of painted plaster in north-west corner of room.

According to PPP, on the left is the gap in the plaster caused by the theft of the painted medallion with the head of Diana/Artemis.

On the west end of the north wall, the medallion showing the head of Apollo could be seen.

Also seen was a trace of a cupid with the attributes of Hercules.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Room l, room to the south of oecus in north-east corner. West wall, north end. Drawing by August Sikkard of the Bust of Artemis. DAIR 83.286. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343183

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Room “l”, room to the south of oecus in north-east corner. West wall, north end.

Drawing by A. Sikkard of the Bust of Artemis.

DAIR 83.286. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Room l, room to the south of oecus in north-east corner. North wall, west end.
Drawing by August Sikkard of the Bust of Apollo. 
DAIR 83.285. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/5343182

IX.5.18 Pompeii. Room “l”, room to the south of oecus in north-east corner. North wall, west end.

Drawing by A. Sikkard of the Bust of Apollo.

DAIR 83.285. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “n”, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.
The walls of the alcove were painted with a yellow zoccolo with painted plants, the middle zone was painted with violet panels edged by a border and in the centre of the panel was a vignette of a cupid. 
In the middle of the wall was a candelabra surmounted by a bird/eagle. The floor was raised.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room “n”, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.

The walls of the alcove were painted with a yellow zoccolo with painted plants, the middle zone was painted with violet panels edged by a border and in the centre of the panel was a vignette of a cupid.

In the middle of the wall was a candelabra surmounted by a bird/eagle. The floor was raised.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1961. Room n, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.
DAIR 61.1127. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/936486

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1961. Room “n”, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.

DAIR 61.1127. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1929. Room n, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.
DAIR 66.908. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/917174

IX.5.18 Pompeii. 1929. Room “n”, small room, or alcove on east side in north-east corner.

DAIR 66.908. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005. Room o, oecus in north-east corner, a spacious room, decorated with red, yellow and white, in the centre of which were two rounds showing groups of Cupid with Psyche.
See NdS 1878, (p.269)
In the north wall, on left, the recess for the couch can be seen. The zoccolo was red, separated by compartments with painted animals. In the white centre of the middle zone was a medallion (now faded), in which was seen the group of Eros with a rod and Psyche holding a peacock between her arms. The upper zone of the wall was white with painted architectural details.

IX.5.18 Pompeii. May 2005.

Room “o”, oecus in north-east corner, a spacious room, decorated with red, yellow and white, in the centre of which were two medallions showing groups of Cupid with Psyche. 

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1878, (p.269)

In the north wall, on left, the recess for the couch can be seen.
The zoccolo was red, separated by compartments with painted animals.

In the white centre of the middle zone was a medallion (now faded), in which was seen the group of Eros with a rod and Psyche holding a peacock between her arms.

The upper zone of the wall was white with painted architectural details.

 

IX.5.4 Pompeii. May 2005. Taken north through wall from IX.5.18, towards rear of bakery.

IX.5.4 Pompeii. May 2005. Taken north through wall from IX.5.18, towards rear of bakery.

 

IX.5.4 Pompeii.  May 2005.  Taken through wall from IX.5.18.

IX.5.4 Pompeii. May 2005. Taken through wall from IX.5.18.

 

 

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