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V.7.1 Pompeii. C.d. Casa degli Amorini. Previously an unexcavated doorway or House of the Ironmonger?

Only the southern street fronts of the insula were excavated in 1907-8.

As of 2018, excavations are taking place here as part of a scheme to improve drainage.

 

According to CTP, there is a discrepancy in the number of doorways, not made any easier to correct by the new modern brick walling.

CTP said that according to the plan by Eschebach in 1969, there were six entrances marked, but his number 2 doorway was now missing behind the restored brick wall.  This should now leave five entrances.

There is however written documentation that Mau and Spano described seven entrances on this south front. Then Spano mentioned eight entrances.

If V.7.6 is known as the House of Paris because of the graffiti on its façade, and we can see another doorway on the east side of it, that doorway should be V.7.7. 

If V.7.6 and V.7.7 are accounted for, there must be two doorways V.7.2 and V.7.3, perhaps also even V.7.4, behind the modern brick wall.

See Van der Poel, H. B., 1986. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum, Part IIIA. Austin: University of Texas. (p.82).

The doorways will remain a mystery until the rest of the insula is brought to light again.

 

V.6 Pompeii. Blocked vicolo between two unexcavated insulae. May 2006.     V.7, on right. 
Note: This roadway will be a continuation of Vicolo di Cecilio Giocondo.

V.6 Pompeii. Blocked vicolo between two unexcavated insulae. May 2006.     V.7, on right.

Note: This roadway will be a continuation of Vicolo di Cecilio Giocondo.

 

V.6 Pompeii. Blocked vicolo between two unexcavated insulae. December 2005. V.7, on right.
Note: This roadway will be a continuation of Vicolo di Cecilio Giocondo.

V.6 Pompeii. Blocked vicolo between two unexcavated insulae. December 2005. V.7, on right.

Note: This roadway will be a continuation of Vicolo di Cecilio Giocondo.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii, unexcavated.           Vicolo delle Nozze d’Argento,looking east.                    V.2.f, on right.
V.7.1 would be in the area leading to the new brick restored walling, on the left.
Note: In future, V.7.1 may be known as c.d. “Casa degli Amorini”.

V.7.1 Pompeii, unexcavated.           Vicolo delle Nozze d’Argento, looking east.                    V.2.f, on right.

V.7.1 would be in the area leading to the new brick restored walling, on the left.

Note: In future, V.7.1 may be known as “c.d. Casa degli Amorini”.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Corner of insula on west of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Corner of insula on west of entrance doorway.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Corner of insula on west of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Corner of insula on west of entrance doorway.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on west of entrance doorway.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade and entrance doorway, blocked, on the right of photo.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade and entrance doorway, blocked, on the right of photo.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006.  Entrance doorway to the House of the Ironmonger ?
Note: 2018, now known as c.d. “Casa degli Amorini”.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006.  Entrance doorway to the House of the Ironmonger?

Note: 2018, now known as “c.d. Casa degli Amorini”.

 

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on east of entrance doorway.

V.7.1 Pompeii. May 2006. Front façade on east of entrance doorway.

 

V.2.i Pompeii. December 2005.Vicolo delle Nozze d’Argento, looking west. V.7.

V.2.i Pompeii. December 2005.Vicolo delle Nozze d’Argento, looking west. V.7.

 

 

 

 

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