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I.6.2 Pompeii. Casa del Criptoportico or House of Cryptoporticus or House of T. Lucretius Carus. 

 

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I.6.2 House of CRYPTOPORTICUS

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north along corridor on east side of bath suite. 

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006.  Corridor on east side of bath suite.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking south along corridor on east side of bath suite.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Anteroom, apodyterium or changing room on south side of frigidarium, at end of corridor. Looking west towards arched entrance to area under stairs, and doorway into passage leading to east wing of cryptoporticus. The arched doorway into the frigidarium can be seen in the north wall, on the right side. According to Peters, on the north and south walls of the passageway, badly preserved landscapes were found. See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.23)

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006.

Anteroom, apodyterium or changing room on south side of frigidarium, at end of corridor.

Looking west towards arched entrance to area under stairs, and doorway into passage leading to east wing of cryptoporticus.   

The arched doorway into the frigidarium can be seen in the north wall, on the right side.

According to Peters, on the north and south walls of the passageway, badly preserved landscapes were found.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.23)

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2015, after conservation. Arched doorway to frigidarium in north wall of anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2015, after conservation.

Arched doorway to frigidarium in north wall of anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail of floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail of floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail of floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from floor mosaic in anteroom, apodyterium or changing room.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Arched doorway to frigidarium.

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007.

Looking north through arched doorway to frigidarium before conservation.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards north wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Frigidarium north wall. According to Peters, in the centre of the north wall was a landscape, however it has now faded. Spinazzola was able to see an Artemis statuette on a column in the right upper corner. See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24)

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Frigidarium north wall, before conservation.

According to Peters, in the centre of the north wall was a landscape, however it has now faded.

Spinazzola was able to see an Artemis statuette on a column in the right upper corner.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24)

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east along north wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east along north wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper west end of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper west end of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper west end of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper west end of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. North wall of frigidarium, with detail of upper west end. Painting of woman on balcony with a maidservant.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. North wall of frigidarium, with detail of upper west end, before conservation. 

Painting of woman on balcony with a maidservant.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Upper centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Upper centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper centre of north wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper centre of north wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

.6.2 Pompeii. Detail from upper centre of north wall of frigidarium.  Photo courtesy of Davide Peluso.

I.6.2 Pompeii. Detail from upper centre of north wall of frigidarium, before conservation. 

Photo courtesy of Davide Peluso.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall. Detail of upper centre. According to Peters, this shows a tripod on a base with relief, against a background of trees. He said the relationship between the tripod and Apollo was a well-known one. See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings.The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24 and fig.13).

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall. Detail of upper centre, before conservation.

According to Peters, this shows a tripod on a base with relief, against a background of trees.

He said the relationship between the tripod and Apollo was a well-known one.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24 and fig.13).

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall. Detail of upper centre. Painting of Nike in flight and tripod with figures.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall.

Detail of upper centre, before conservation.

Painting of Nike in flight and tripod with figures.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards east end of upper north wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards east end of upper north wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. Frigidarium north wall, upper east end, before conservation.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall. Detail of upper east end. Painting of woman with child on balcony and view of city.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, north wall. Detail of upper east end, before conservation. 

Painting of woman with child on balcony and view of city.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. North wall of frigidarium.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. North wall of frigidarium, looking west.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016.  Looking towards east wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016.  Looking towards east wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking down on south wall of frigidarium, with arched doorway to anteroom or changing room. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016.

Looking down on south wall of frigidarium, with arched doorway to anteroom or changing room.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards east side of doorway in south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards east side of doorway in south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper south wall above doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper south wall above doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, south wall with arched doorway and hole for light.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006.

Frigidarium, south wall with arched doorway and niche for a lamp, before conservation.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, south wall, east end. Detail of painting of suspended vase and garlands.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, south wall, east end, before conservation.

Detail of painting of suspended vase and garlands.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, south wall, centre zone above doorway, before conservation. 
According to Peters, this shows a baetulus [sacred stone] against a background of trees.
He said that the baetulus was chiefly used in connection with the cult of Artemis, in Roman painting.
See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24) 
According to Wikipedia, a baetulus is a sacred stone, derived from a meteorite, which was supposedly endowed with life.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, south wall, centre zone above doorway, before conservation.

According to Peters, this shows a baetulus [sacred stone] against a background of trees.

He said that the baetulus was chiefly used in connection with the cult of Artemis, in Roman painting.

See Peters, W.J.T. (1963): Landscape in Romano-Campanian Mural Paintings. The Netherland, Van Gorcum & Comp. (p.24)

According to Wikipedia, a baetulus is a sacred stone, derived from a meteorite, which was supposedly endowed with life.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper west end of south wall, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking towards upper west end of south wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. West end of south wall of frigidarium, with arched doorway to anteroom.

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. West end of south wall of frigidarium, with arched doorway to anteroom.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Upper west end of south wall of frigidarium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from upper west end of south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from lower west end of south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail from lower west end of south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, lower south wall, west end.

I.6.2 Pompeii. May 2006. Frigidarium, lower south wall at west end, before conservation.

 

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007. West end of south wall of frigidarium, with painting of satyr pouring wine.

I.6.2 Pompeii. December 2007.

West end of south wall of frigidarium, with painting of satyr pouring wine.  

 

 

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