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VI.15.21 Pompeii. Workshop dwelling or yard-house.

Excavated 1897?

 

According to the plans of the insula in Notizie degli Scavi, 1897, (pages 14, 269 and 460) the doorways on the west side of the insula were numbered with Roman numerals, this doorway was shown as No. V.

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance doorway. According to NdS, on one side of the entrance doorway was a short masonry bench faced with brick plaster (intonaco di mattone pesto). The entrance corridor was similarly covered with coarse plaster, with a high dado of cocciopesto. On the left in the corridor was the doorway leading into the kitchen, with a latrine. See Notizie degli Scavi, June 1897, (p.273)

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east from entrance doorway.

According to NdS, on one side of the entrance doorway was a short masonry bench faced with brick plaster (intonaco di mattone pesto).

The entrance corridor was similarly covered with coarse plaster, with a high dado of cocciopesto.

On the left in the corridor was the doorway leading into the kitchen, with a latrine.

See Notizie degli Scavi, June 1897, (p.273)

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking towards latrine at north end of kitchen.

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking towards latrine at north end of kitchen.

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of structure (?hearth) in south-west corner of kitchen, and doorway to entrance corridor.

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005.

Remains of structure (?hearth) in south-west corner of kitchen, and doorway to entrance corridor.

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of painted wall decoration in cubiculum.

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of painted wall decoration in cubiculum.

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of base of stairs to upper floor in atrium/yard.
According to NdS, in the middle of the atrium was an impluvium in which a terracotta dolium was buried up to the brim. Near the north wall was the staircase leading to an upper mezzanine. See Notizie degli Scavi, June 1897, (p.273)

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Remains of base of stairs to upper floor in atrium/yard.

According to NdS, in the middle of the atrium was an impluvium in which a terracotta dolium was buried up to the brim.

Near the north wall was the staircase leading to an upper mezzanine.

See Notizie degli Scavi, June 1897, (p.273)

 

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking east through doorway from yard into tablinum/triclinium?.

VI.15.21 Pompeii. September 2005.

Looking east through doorway from atrium/yard into tablinum/triclinium?