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Casts from Pompeii

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The ninety casts are not all complete bodies: sixty-nine whole or slightly incomplete casts have been recorded, two of which belong to animals, while there are twenty-one incomplete and fragmentary casts and five catalogue numbers (82, 83, 88, 89, 90) have been assigned to particularly small groups of various fragments. In total there are forty-nine males, of which six are aged between thirteen and twenty (nos. 9, 29, 31, 33, 48, 57), one between seven and twelve (n. 44) and the remaining forty-two are over twenty.

l novanta calchi non sono tutti corpi completi: sono stati censiti sessantanove calchi interi o leggermente lacunosi, due dei quali appartengono ad animali, mentre i calchi incompleti e frammentari sono ventuno e cinque numeri di catalogo (nn. 82, 83, 88, 89,90) sono stati assegnati a gruppi di frammenti vari particolarmente ridotti. Complessivamente si contano quarantanove maschi, dei quali sei in età compresa tra i tredici e i vent'anni (nn. 9, 29, 31, 33, 48, 57), uno tra i sette e i dodici anni (n. 44) e i restanti quarantadue oltre i vent'anni.

See Osanna M., Capurso A., Masseroli S. M. (a cura di), 2021. I calchi di Pompei da Giuseppe Fiorelli ad oggi. Studi e Ricerche del Parco Archeologico di Pompei, 46. Premessa al Catalogo.

 

Victim 1

1863

Victim 1

Cast made in 1863, from Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 2

1863

Victim 2

Found 5th February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 3

1863

Victim 3

Found 5th February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 4

1863

Victim 4

Found in February 1863 in Vicolo degli Scheletri

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Victim 5

1868

Victim 5

Found March 1868, in a group of seven other victims in VII.2.16, the House of Gavius Rufus

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Victim 6

1871

Victim 6

Found 4th March 1871 in the roadway at the north-east corner of IX.3

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Victim 7

1873

Victim 7

Found in June 1873, near a doorway into I.5.3, described as ‘the sick man’

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Victim 8

1874

Victim 8

Watchdog of Vesonius Primus, found 20th November 1874 chained behind door of VI.14.20

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Victim 9

1875

Victim 9

Man lying on his back, found 23rd April 1875, together with the young girl lying face down, in Via Stabiana near the north-east corner of VI.14 in the middle of the street in the layers of ash about four metres above ground level

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Victim 10

1875

Victim 10

Young girl lying face downwards with her head resting on her right arm, found 23rd April 1875, together with the man lying on his back, in Via Stabiana near the north-east corner of VI.14 in the middle of the street in the layers of ash about four metres above ground level

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Victim 11

1882

Victim 11

From VIII.5.39, young boy, found on 24th January 1882, around 12 feet (4 metres) above the ancient ground level

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Victim 12

1882

Victim 12

Found on 28th December 1882, in VIII.6.6 or 5, at a height of approximately four metres from the original soil level

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Victim 13

1889

Victim 13

Found outside Porta Stabia in 1889

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Victim 14

1889

Victim 14

Found outside Porta Stabia in 1889

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Victim 15

1889

Victim 15

Found outside Porta Stabia, 1889, to right, leaving the city

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Victim 16

1890

Victim 16

Found 12th March 1890, outside the Stabian Gate

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Victims from Casa del Cryptoportico

1914

Victims 21, 22 and others

Found Casa del Cryptoportico 1914

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Victim 29

Victim 29

Male victim aged between thirteen and twenty

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Victim 31

Victim 31

Male victim aged between thirteen and twenty

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Victim 33

Victim 33

Male victim aged between thirteen and twenty

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Victim 44

Victim 44

Male victim aged between seven and twelve

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Victim 48

Victim 48

Male victim aged between thirteen and twenty

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Victims 1974 Casa del Bracciale d'Oro

1974

Victims 50, 51, 52, 53

Found Casa del Bracciale d'Oro 1974

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Victim 54

1976

Victim 54

Found outside the Porta Nola in August 1976

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Victim 58

Victim 58

Male victim aged between thirteen and twenty

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Victim 59

1976

Victim 59

Found outside the Porta Nola in September 1976

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Victim 82

82

Small grouping of fragments of parts of human limbs

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Victim 83

83

Small grouping of indistinguishable fragments

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Victim 88

88

Small grouping of fragments of parts of human limbs

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Victim 89

89

Small grouping of various fragments pertaining to human heads

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Victim 90

90

Small grouping of indistinguishable fragments

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Victim found outside the Porta Nola in August 1908

1908

Porta Nola

 

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Victims found in the Villa dei Misteri in 1909-1910

1909-1910

Villa dei Misteri

 

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Victim found outside the Porta Nola in December 1911

1911

Porta Nola

 

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Victim found 1915 Vicolo del Menandro

1915

Vicolo del Menandro between I.6 and I.10

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Victim found in III.6.1 the Caupona of Pherusae

1935

Caupona of Pherusae III.6.1

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Victims found in the Palaestra

1935-9

The Palaestra

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Unidenified victim possibly the Running Man found in the Palaestra 1935-9

1935-9?

The Running Man?

Unidentified victim, possibly the Running Man found in the Palaestra 1935-9

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Victims NW side porta nocera

1956-7

Porta Nocera North West side

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Victims Fuggiaschi

1961-62

Orto dei Fuggiaschi

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Victims Fabius Rufus

1961

House of Fabius Rufus

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Victims 1976-9 Porta Nola

1976-1979

Porta Nola

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