PompeiiinPictures

VI.16.28 Pompeii. House of Coponii or Casa della Caccia di Tori.

Excavated 1904.

 

Part 1      Part 2      Part 3      Part 4      Plan

 

201005 Card 03 597

VI.16.28 Pompeii. May 2010. Entrance.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. September 2004. Entrance doorway. According to NdS, this doorway was found with a threshold of lava and would have had wooden door-jambs. See Notizie degli Scavi, 1908, (p.271)

VI.16.28 Pompeii. September 2004. Entrance doorway.

According to NdS, this doorway was found with a threshold of lava and would have had wooden door-jambs.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.271)

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking east along fauces A, to atrium C. The floor was made of cocciopesto, in which was buried some pieces of marble without a design. The south wall preserved a high dado on a blackish background, finishing above with a wide red frieze.
Under the frieze was a simple coating of rough white plaster.  Found on the south wall, shown here on the right,  was a graffito MVSQ?N . Above on a coarse white plaster, in rather large letters was COPONII. From this graffito of Coponii, the house gained one of its names. See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, p. 271.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking east along fauces A, to atrium C.

The floor was made of cocciopesto, in which was buried some pieces of marble without a design.

The south wall preserved a high dado on a blackish background, finishing above with a wide red frieze.

Under the frieze was a simple coating of rough white plaster.

Found on the south wall, shown here on the right, was a graffito MVSQ?N

Above on a coarse white plaster, in rather large letters was COPONII.

From this graffito of Coponii, the house gained one of its names.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, p. 271.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking along fauces A, to atrium C and tablinum F.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking along fauces A, to atrium C and tablinum F.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking along fauces A to atrium C.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking along fauces A to atrium C.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, doorway to small room on north side of fauces.
According to NdS, this doorway, immediately on the left of the fauces, opened into a small rustic room, with a floor of earth

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, doorway to small room on north side of fauces.

According to NdS, this doorway, immediately on the left of the fauces, opened into a small rustic room, with a floor of earth.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, north wall. According to Hobson, there are three down-pipes in this property, two of which may be associated with upper floor latrines. A down-pipe can be seen in the north-west corner of room B. See Hobson, B. 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. Oxford, Hadrian Books, (p.290,294-5)

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, north wall.

According to Hobson, there are three down-pipes in this property, two of which may be associated with upper floor latrines.

A down-pipe can be seen in the north-west corner of room B.

See Hobson, B. 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. Oxford, Hadrian Books, (p.290, 294-5)

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking towards west wall in north-west corner of room B, with downpipe. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking towards west wall in north-west corner of room B, with downpipe.

Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room B, South west corner.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, south-west corner.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking east across atrium C, from entrance fauces A.
According to NdS, from the fauces you entered the rectangular atrium, rectangular from north to south. The floor was the same as the fauces, and so too were the painted walls, except for the higher dado.  In the middle was the impluvium (a) which was coated with brick plaster, with pieces of slabs of marble buried in the base, without forming a design. Next to the eastern side of the impluvium a cartibulum was placed, consisting of a circular marble table supported by a leg of travertine. At the foot of the south wall of the atrium, there was a low masonry hearth.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking east across atrium C, from entrance fauces A.

According to NdS, from the fauces you entered the rectangular atrium, rectangular from north to south.

The floor was the same as the fauces, and so too were the painted walls, except for the higher dado.

In the middle was the impluvium (a) which was coated with plaster (intonaco laterizio), with pieces of slabs of marble buried in the base, without forming a design.

Next to the eastern side of the impluvium a cartibulum was placed, consisting of a circular marble table supported by a leg of travertine.

At the foot of the south wall of the atrium, there was a low masonry hearth.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009.  North-west corner of room C, atrium, with doorway to room E, room with stairs (d). According to NdS, in the north-west corner of the atrium was the beginning of a masonry step, for a wooden staircase.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. North-west corner of room C, atrium, with doorway to room E, room with stairs (d).

According to NdS, in the north-west corner of the atrium was the beginning of a masonry step, for a wooden staircase.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room E, Stair room. Looking west.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room E, stair room. Looking west.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room E, site of staircase (d) against north wall.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room E, site of staircase (d) against north wall.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north-west corner of atrium, with base of stairs (d)  to upper floor.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north-west corner of atrium, with base of stairs (d) to upper floor.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north wall of atrium, with remains of plaster.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north wall of atrium, with remains of plaster.

 

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north wall of atrium, and north-west corner with niche or window.

VI.16.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Room C, north wall of atrium, and north-west corner with niche or window.

 

 

Part 2      Part 3      Part 4      Plan

 

 

 

 

The low resolution pictures on this site are copyright © of Jackie and Bob Dunn and MAY NOT IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE USED FOR GAIN OR REWARD COMMERCIALLY. On concession of the Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo - Parco Archeologico di Pompei. It is declared that no reproduction or duplication can be considered legitimate without the written authorization of the Parco Archeologico di Pompei.

Le immagini fotografiche a bassa risoluzione pubblicate su questo web site sono copyright © di Jackie e Bob Dunn E NON POSSONO ESSERE UTILIZZATE, IN ALCUNA CIRCOSTANZA, PER GUADAGNO O RICOMPENSA COMMERCIALMENTE. Su concessione del Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo - Parco Archeologico di Pompei. Si comunica che nessun riproduzione o duplicazione può considerarsi legittimo senza l'autorizzazione scritta del Parco Archeologico di Pompei.

Ultimo aggiornamento - Last updated: 15-Feb-2019 19:15