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VI.14.36 Pompeii. Caupona di Salvius.

Linked to VI.14.35. Excavated 1876-7.

 

VI.14.36 Caupona DI SALVIUS.  Linked to VI.14.35

VI.14.36                               Vicolo dei Vettii looking south             VI.13

VI.14.36 Pompeii.             Vicolo dei Vettii, looking south.                                           VI.13

 

This bar took its name from an election inscription found painted in red on the pilaster in the north-west corner. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1876, p.269.

This bar took its name from an election inscription found painted in red on the pilaster in the north-west corner.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1876, p.269.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance doorway on east side of Vicolo dei Vettii.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance doorway on east side of Vicolo dei Vettii.  

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east across two-sided counter with two dolia set in it.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007.

Looking east across two-sided counter with two dolia set in it.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013. Looking south-west across counter towards shelves in corner.
Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013. Looking south-west across counter towards masonry shelf in corner.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013. South-west corner of bar-room counter, with details of masonry shelf and remains of wall paint. Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013.

South-west corner of bar-room counter, with details of masonry shelf and remains of wall paint.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east across bar-room. On the west side of the doorway in the north wall of the bar-room, four paintings of “tavern-life” including graffiti were discovered. These are now in the Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 111482.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east across bar-room.

On the west side of the doorway in the north wall of the bar-room, four paintings of “tavern-life” including graffiti were discovered.

These are now in the Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number: 111482.

 

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. 1878 painting of four frescoes set in a white panel above a red dado on the north wall. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482. Each of the four different scenes was illustrated with painted inscriptions. According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are all parts of CIL IV 3494, which read –
Nolo / cum murtal[3]so[ //
Hoc / non / mia est // Qui vol(et) / sumat / Oceane / veni bibe //
Exsi(!) non / tria(!) duas(!) / est // 
Noxsi(!) / Ame/tria / eco(!) / fui // Or(o) te fellator / eco(!) fui // Itis / foras / rixsatis(!)      [CIL IV 3494]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. 1878 painting of four frescoes set in a white panel above a red dado on the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

Each of the four different scenes was illustrated with painted inscriptions.

See Presuhn E., 1882. Pompeji: Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen  von 1874 bis 1881. Leipzig: Weigel. Abtheilung V, Tav. V and VI.

See Presuhn E., 1878. Les decorations murale de Pompei.  Leipzig: Weigel. Unnumbered table.

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), the inscriptions form CIL IV 3494, which read –

 

Nolo / cum murtal[3]so[ //

Hoc / non / mia est // Qui vol(et) / sumat / Oceane / veni bibe //

Exsi(!) non / tria(!) duas(!) / est //

Noxsi(!) / Ame/tria / eco(!) / fui // Or(o) te fellator / eco(!) fui // Itis / foras / rixsatis(!)      [CIL IV 3494]

 

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VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. W.83. Wall painting of man and woman kissing. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231783

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. W.83. Wall painting of man and woman kissing.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231783

 

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a man and a woman kissing, from the north wall. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482. According to Berry, the man says “I don’t want to do it with Myrtale”. See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2). According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this is part of CIL IV 3494; 

Nolo
cum murtal[3]so[ //      [CIL IV 3494 part]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a man and a woman kissing, from the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

According to Berry, the man says “I don’t want to do it with Myrtale”.

See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this is part of CIL IV 3494;

 

Nolo

cum murtal[3]so[ //      [CIL IV 3494 part]

 

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VI.14.35/36 Pompeii.  W.84be.  Wall painting from north wall of bar. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231978

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii.  W.84be.  Wall painting from north wall of bar.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231978

 

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a scene of drinkers, from the north wall. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482. According to Berry, a man calls to a bar maid “Over here” and another man on the right says “No its mine” and the bar maid says 
“Whoever wants it should take it.  Oceanus come here and drink”. See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2). According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this is part of CIL IV 3494;

Hoc

Non
mia est

Qui vol(et)
Sumat
Oceane
veni bibe //      [CIL IV 3494 part]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a scene of drinkers, from the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

According to Berry, a man calls to a bar maid “Over here” and another man on the right says “No its mine” and the bar maid says

“Whoever wants it should take it.  Oceanus come here and drink”.

See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this is part of CIL IV 3494;

 

Hoc

 

Non

mia est

 

Qui vol(et)

Sumat

Oceane

veni bibe //      [CIL IV 3494 part]

 

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a scene of gambling, from the north wall.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482. According to Berry, a man says “I’ve got it”.  Another man on the right says “Its two not three”. See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2). According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are part of CIL IV 3494;

Exsi(!) non
tria(!) duas(!)
est //        [CIL IV 3494 part]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a scene of gambling, from the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

According to Berry, a man says “I’ve got it”.  Another man on the right says “Its two not three”.

See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are part of CIL IV 3494;

 

Exsi(!) non

tria(!) duas(!)

est //        [CIL IV 3494 part]

 

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VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. W.85. Fresco of a scene of conflict (damaged), from the north wall. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231979 

According to Berry, the men fight and the innkeeper tells them to leave. 
Above his head are the words “Go on, get out of here! You have been fighting”!
See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are part of CIL IV 3494;
Noxsi(!)
Ame
Tria
eco(!)
fui

Or(o) te fellator
eco(!) fui 

Itis
Foras
rixsatis(!)      [CIL IV 3494 part]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. W.85. Fresco of a scene of conflict (damaged), from the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. With kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231979

 

According to Berry, the men fight and the innkeeper tells them to leave.

Above his head are the words “Go on, get out of here! You have been fighting”!

See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are part of CIL IV 3494;

 

Noxsi(!)

Ame

Tria

eco(!)

fui

 

Or(o) te fellator

eco(!) fui

 

Itis

Foras

rixsatis(!)      [CIL IV 3494 part]

 

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. Fresco of a scene of conflict (damaged), from the north wall. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.
According to Berry, the men fight and the innkeeper tells them to leave. 
Above his head are the words “Go on, get out of here! You have been fighting”!
See Berry, J., 2007. The Complete Pompeii. London, Thames & Hudson, (p.231-2)

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these are part of CIL IV 3494;

Noxsi(!)
Ame
Tria
eco(!)
fui

Or(o) te fellator
eco(!) fui 

Itis
Foras
rixsatis(!)      [CIL IV 3494 part]

VI.14.35/36 Pompeii. 1876 drawing of fresco of a scene of conflict , from the north wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 111482.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1876, Tav. VII.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east across bar-room to rear rooms.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking east across bar-room to rear rooms.

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on north side of the east wall, leading to the kitchen. According to Guzzo, (ed.), “a wooden staircase at the side of the kitchen led to the upper floor. At the moment of the eruption, two people were trying to shelter from the rain of pumice on the upper floor of the building. Maybe the owners or the managers of the bar, and in their flight they had taken their most precious valuables”. See Guzzo, P. (ed). (2003): Tales from an eruption, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis. Milan: Mondadori Electa, (p. 108)

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on north side of the east wall, leading to the kitchen.

According to Guzzo, (ed.), “a wooden staircase at the side of the kitchen led to the upper floor.

At the moment of the eruption, two people were trying to shelter from the rain of pumice on the upper floor of the building.

Maybe the owners or the managers of the bar, and in their flight they had taken their most precious valuables”.

See Guzzo, P. (ed). (2003): Tales from an eruption, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis. Milan: Mondadori Electa, (p. 108)

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013. Looking west across kitchen with hearth in north-west corner, through doorwayinto main bar-room. Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.
According to Packer, in this room the decoration originally consisted of a high yellow dado which set off walls of plain white stucco. See Packer, J: Inns of Pompeii; a short survey (in Cronache Pompeiane, IV, 1978, pages 33-37).

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013.

Looking west across kitchen with hearth in north-west corner, through doorwayinto main bar-room.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

According to Packer, in this room the decoration originally consisted of a high yellow dado which set off walls of plain white stucco.

See Packer, J: Inns of Pompeii; a short survey (in Cronache Pompeiane, IV, 1978, pages 33-37).

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway on the south side of the east wall leading into the room for clients.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway on the south side of the east wall leading into the room for clients.

According to Packer, in this room the decoration originally consisted of alternating rectangular yellow and red panels.

See Packer, J: Inns of Pompeii; a short survey (in Cronache Pompeiane, IV, 1978, pages 33-37)

 

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013. Looking west from rear room (for clients) into main bar-room.
Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.

VI.14.36 Pompeii. May 2013.

Looking west from rear room (for clients) into main bar-room.

Photo courtesy of Paula Lock.