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I.12.4 Pompeii. Workshop. Excavated 1914.

 

(Originally when excavated, this was numbered as Reg. II, Insula 2, no.4).

 

I.12.4 Officina

I.12.4 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance doorway.

 

I.12.5 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted wall plaster between two doorways.     I.12.4
High up near the architrave, on the west side (right) of the doorway of I.12.5, a large painted head was found. This showed the personification of Alessandria, or of Egypt, looking straight ahead. Her head was covered with the usual tusks of an elephant.
On the left side of the large painted head, where the stucco is now missing, was a painted Mercury. Mercury (0.56m high) was standing with his caduceus leaning on his left shoulder.
His purse was in his right hand. Many graffiti were recorded from the walls between I.12.5 and I.12.4. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1914, (p.181-2)
See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.154-5)

I.12.5 Pompeii, on left. December 2006. Painted wall plaster between two doorways. I.12.4 on right.

High up near the architrave, on the west side (right) of the doorway of I.12.5, a large painted head was found.

This showed the personification of Alessandria, or of Egypt, looking straight ahead.

Her head was covered with the usual tusks of an elephant.

On the left side of the large painted head, where the stucco is now missing, was a painted Mercury,

Mercury (0.56m high) was standing with his caduceus leaning on his left shoulder.

His purse was in his right hand.

Many graffiti were recorded from the walls between I.12.5 and I.12.4.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1914, (p.181-2)

See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.154-5)

 

I.12.4 Pompeii. December 2004. East wall of workshop.

I.12.4 Pompeii. December 2004. East wall of workshop.

 

I.12.4 Pompeii, May 2018. Round masonry structure, according to Eschebach – an oven.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.12.4 Pompeii, May 2018. Round masonry structure, perhaps – an oven. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.12.4 Pompeii. December 2006. Round masonry structure, according to Eschebach – an oven. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.63)

I.12.4 Pompeii. December 2006. Round masonry structure, according to Eschebach – an oven.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.63)

 

 

 

 

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