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III.7.1 Pompeii. House of Popidius Metellicus.

Insula excavated 1756 (then re-interred), and 1933-36.

 

III.6 Pompeii. December 2005.     Unexcavated roadway,  looking north.         III.7.1

III.6 Pompeii, on left. December 2005.     Unexcavated roadway, looking north.         III.7.1, on right.

 

III.6 Pompeii.September 2005.Unexcavated roadway, looking north. III.7.1

III.6 Pompeii, on left. September 2005.     Unexcavated roadway, looking north.         III.7.1, on right.

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. South-west corner of insula, and west side of III.7.1.  According to CTP, on 19th September 1943, at least three bombs fell near the south-west corner of the insula.
Perhaps as a result of the bombing, there is now a large opening on this corner.  Apparently, this did not exist previously.  See Van der Poel, H. B., 1986. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum, Part IIIA. Austin: University of Texas. (p.64)

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. South-west corner of insula, and west side of III.7.1.

According to CTP, on 19th September 1943, at least three bombs fell near the south-west corner of the insula.

Perhaps as a result of the bombing, there is now a large opening on this corner.

Apparently, this did not exist previously.

See Van der Poel, H. B., 1986. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum, Part IIIA. Austin: University of Texas. (p.64)

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. September 2005. South-west corner of insula, and west side of III.7.1.

III.7.1 Pompeii. September 2005. South-west corner of insula, and west side of III.7.1.

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005.  Wall on west side of entrance doorway, the east side of the doorway no longer exists.  On both sides of the entrance doorway would have been stone benches. According to CTP, the wall to the east of the entrance has now collapsed. See Van der Poel, H. B., 1986. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum, Part IIIA. Austin: University of Texas. (p.64)
According to Garcia y Garcia, the aerial bombardment led to the partial destruction of the southern perimeter wall, as well as the painted III style prothyron, and the part on the right (east) of the entrance doorway.  See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.60)
According to Della Corte many graffiti were found both to the left and right of the entrance doorway.  Found on the front wall were –
L.  Popidium  Secundum
aed(ilem)  Propin(qui)  facientes  rogant        [CIL IV 7787]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 7787 reads as -
L(ucium)  Popidium 
Secundum  aed(ilem)  propin(qui)  facientes 
rogant       [CIL IV 7787]
(Popidius)  Metellicus  cupit      [CIL IV 7795]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 7795] reads as -
[3]ium 
IIvir(um)  i(ure)  d(icundo)  Metallicus  cupit       [CIL IV 7795]
At least three other electoral programmes were found for L. Popidius Secundus, on this same façade –
Popidium a(e)d(ilem)     [CIL IV 7788]
L(ucium)  P(opidium)  S(ecundum)  a(edilem)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)       [CIL IV 7796]
Sec]undum 
[3] so[dales(?)       [CIL IV 7799]
And another from one of his servants, written on the lower part of the wall -   Secundi Popidi Sosigenes    [CIL IV 8943]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 8943] reads as -
Sosigene(s) Popi[di] Secundi      [CIL IV 8943]
Found to the left of the entrance doorway was another recommendation from Suedius Clemens supporting M. Epidio Sabino, as candidate for a duumvirship – 
[M(arcum)  Epidium  Sabinum] 
IIvir(um)  [d(ignum)]  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  S[uedio ] 
Clementi 
[fe]liciter       [CIL IV 7780]

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Wall on west side of entrance doorway, the east side of the doorway no longer exists.

On both sides of the entrance doorway would have been stone benches.

According to CTP, the wall to the east of the entrance has now collapsed.

See Van der Poel, H. B., 1986. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum, Part IIIA. Austin: University of Texas. (p.64)

 

According to Garcia y Garcia, the aerial bombardment led to the partial destruction of the southern perimeter wall, as well as the painted III style prothyron, and the part on the right (east) of the entrance doorway.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.60)

 

According to Della Corte many graffiti were found both to the left and right of the entrance doorway.

 

Found on the front wall were –

L.  Popidium  Secundum

aed(ilem)  Propin(qui)  facientes  rogant        [CIL IV 7787]

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 7787 reads as -

L(ucium)  Popidium

Secundum  aed(ilem)  propin(qui)  facientes

rogant       [CIL IV 7787]

 

(Popidius)  Metellicus  cupit      [CIL IV 7795]

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 7795] reads as -

[3]ium

IIvir(um)  i(ure)  d(icundo)  Metallicus  cupit       [CIL IV 7795]

 

At least three other electoral programmes were found for L. Popidius Secundus, on this same façade –

 

Popidium a(e)d(ilem)     [CIL IV 7788]

L(ucium)  P(opidium)  S(ecundum)  a(edilem)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)       [CIL IV 7796]

Sec]undum

[3] so[dales(?)       [CIL IV 7799]

 

And another from one of his servants, written on the lower part of the wall -

Secundi Popidi Sosigenes    [CIL IV 8943]

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) [CIL IV 8943] reads as -

Sosigene(s) Popi[di] Secundi      [CIL IV 8943]

 

Found to the left of the entrance doorway was another recommendation from Suedius Clemens supporting M. Epidio Sabino, as candidate for a duumvirship

[M(arcum)  Epidium  Sabinum]

IIvir(um)  [d(ignum)]  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  S[uedio ]

Clementi

[fe]liciter       [CIL IV 7780]

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.388-9)

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. September 2005. Front west wall with remains of entrance doorway, site of doorway, and collapsed east front wall.

III.7.1 Pompeii. September 2005.

Front west wall with remains of entrance doorway, site of doorway, and collapsed east front wall.

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Wall on west side of entrance doorway.

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Wall on west side of entrance doorway. 

 

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Site of entrance doorway and collapsed and removed east front wall.

III.7.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Site of entrance doorway and collapsed and removed east front wall.

 

 

 

 

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