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VI.8.22 Pompeii. Casa della Fontana Grande or House of the Large Fountain

or Casa della prima Fontana a mosaico or House of Helvius Vestalis.

First excavated 1826.

 

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 11, looking north at south end of garden area, with cistern.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 11, looking north at south end of garden area, with cistern.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 11, west wall of garden area, with remains of painted plaster of garden paintings. According to Jashemski, a simple garden painting was still visible on the south side (left) of the fountain. See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135)

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 11, west wall of garden area, with remains of painted plaster of garden paintings.

According to Jashemski, a simple garden painting was still visible on the south side (left) of the fountain.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135)

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, view of the large fountain on west side of garden. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, looking towards the large fountain on west side of garden. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Portico flooring on east side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Portico flooring on east side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Large mosaic aedicula fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Large mosaic aedicula fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11. View of the large fountain on west side of garden.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. December 2006. Room 11, view of the large fountain on west side of garden.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1978. Fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J78f0036

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1978. Fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.  

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. c.1900. Large fountain. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. c.1900. Large fountain. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1972. Looking north towards side of fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski. 
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J72f0177

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1972. Looking north towards side of fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.20 Pompeii. 1972. Looking north to hollow marble mask.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski. 
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J72f0178

VI.8.20 Pompeii. 1972. Looking north to hollow marble mask. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Hollow marble mask on south side of fountain, after restoration.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Hollow marble mask on south side of fountain, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Hollow marble mask used as a lamp at night on south side of fountain.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Hollow marble mask on south side of fountain, used as a lamp at night.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii.   December 2006. Detail view of mask on left of the large fountain.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. December 2006. Detailed view of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detailed view of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detailed view of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 355.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of mask on left (or south) of the large fountain.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 355.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of aedicula mosaic and shell fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of aedicula mosaic and shell fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from upper south side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from upper south side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic from south side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of mosaic from south side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from niche of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from niche of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of niche. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 353.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of niche.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 353.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from niche of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from niche of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from north end of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from north end of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of shell and mosaic from north end of fountain.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of shell and mosaic from north end of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Detail of fountain, with centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Detail of fountain, with centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south towards side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south towards side of fountain. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain. 
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of marble mask on north side of fountain. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. Warsher collection no. 356.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1937-1939. Detail of marble mask on north side of fountain.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 356.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Hollow marble mask on north side of fountain, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Hollow marble mask on north side of fountain, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain, used as a lamp at night.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain, used as a lamp at night.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain. 
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain. 
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1968. Hollow marble mask of bearded male figure on north side of fountain.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants.  Underneath is the opening for the water which then fell down the marble steps into the pool below. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants.

Underneath is the opening for the water which then fell down the marble steps into the pool below.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii.  March 2009. Large fountain. Centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants. Underneath is the opening for the water which then fell down the marble steps into the pool below.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Large fountain. Centre panel of a mask of a river god surrounded by plants.

Underneath is the opening for the water which then fell down the marble steps into the pool below.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. East end of pool of large fountain topped with white marble, with the remains of blue paint on the walls, after restoration. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017.

East end of pool of large fountain topped with white marble, with the remains of blue paint on the walls, after restoration.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards the west end of pool of large fountain. 
The remains of blue paint can be seen on the walls. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking towards the west end of pool of large fountain.

The remains of blue paint can be seen on the walls. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii.  March 2009.  East end of pool of large fountain topped with white marble.  The remains of blue paint can be seen on the walls.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. East end of pool of large fountain topped with white marble.

The remains of blue paint can be seen on the walls.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1980. Reconstruction of fountain on display at Getty Museum, Malibu, USA.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.  J80f0397

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1980. Reconstruction of fountain on display at Getty Museum, Malibu, USA.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.  

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1978. Detail of mosaic on fountain, and bronze statuette. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J78f0035
According to Wilhelmina, this bronze statuette is a replica of one found in the garden of IX.7.20, and displayed here.  It was one of the finest found in the Vesuvian area. 
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135 and p.240)

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1978. Detail of mosaic on fountain, and bronze statuette. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.  

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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According to Wilhelmina, this bronze statuette is a replica of one found in the garden of IX.7.20 and displayed here.

It was one of the finest found in the Vesuvian area.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135 and p.240)

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1968. Bronze statuette of a cupid holding a dolphin (0.56m high) shown in the photo on display in the fountain at VI.8.22. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 111701: Ruesch no 818. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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According to Wilhelmina, this bronze statuette is a replica of one found in the garden of IX.7.20, and displayed here. It was one of the finest found in the Vesuvian area. 
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135 and p.240)

VI.8.22 Pompeii, 1968. 

Bronze statuette of a cupid holding a dolphin (0.56m high) shown in the photo on display in the fountain at VI.8.22.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 111701: Ruesch no 818.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1961. Bronze statuette of a cupid holding a dolphin (0.56m high) shown in the photo on display in the fountain at VI.8.22. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 111701: Ruesch no 818. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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According to Wilhelmina, this bronze statuette is a replica of one found in the garden of IX.7.20, and displayed here. It was one of the finest found in the Vesuvian area. 
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.135 and p.240)

VI.8.22 Pompeii. 1961.

Bronze statuette of a cupid holding a dolphin (0.56m high) shown in the photo on display in the fountain at VI.8.22.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 111701: Ruesch no 818.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VI.8.22 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 11. Garden.  Looking north.  The triclinium looked out onto this end, through a large window in the West wall.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 11, looking north across garden. 

The triclinium looked out onto this end, through a large window in its west wall.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, looking towards north-east corner of garden area with large window from triclinium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, looking towards north-east corner of garden area with large window from triclinium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, structure in north-east corner of garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, structure in north-east corner of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, remains of painted decoration on east wall of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, remains of painted decoration on east wall of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, remains of column in east wall of garden area. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Room 11, remains of column in east wall of garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of paving in portico/garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.8.22 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of paving in portico/garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

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