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VI.17.25 Pompeii. Casa del Leone. Linked to VI.17.23.

First excavated in 1771. Bombed in 1943.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway to wide vestibule.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. May 2005. Entrance doorway to wide vestibule.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south into entrance vestibule. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south into entrance vestibule. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of south side of vestibule and entrance corridor.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of south side of vestibule and entrance corridor.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west into site of atrium. According to Garcia y Garcia, in 1943 a bomb fell down into the basement and exploded.  It demolished some (at least two) of the dividing walls.
The house has remained a complete ruin since. See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.96)

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west into site of atrium.

According to Garcia y Garcia, in 1943 a bomb fell down into the basement and exploded.

It demolished some (at least two) of the dividing walls.

The house has remained a complete ruin since.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.96)

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west across atrium.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west across atrium.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. North side of atrium.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. North side of atrium.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of large marble clad niches on north side of atrium.

VI.17.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of large marble clad niches on north side of atrium.

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii?  Found on 29th September 1764 along with 14 other pictures in the Masseria di Don Giacomo Irace. Wall painting of country scene. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9415.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.48-9).

VI.17.25 Pompeii?  Found on 29th September 1764 along with 14 other pictures in the Masseria di Don Giacomo Irace.

Wall painting of country scene.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9415.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.48-9).

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii?  Found on 29th September 1764 along with 14 other pictures in the Masseria di Don Giacomo Irace. Wall painting of boats and fishermen and buildings. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9463. See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.48-9).

VI.17.25 Pompeii?  Found on 29th September 1764 along with 14 other pictures in the Masseria di Don Giacomo Irace.

Wall painting of boats and fishermen and buildings.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 9463.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi.  (p.48-9).

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. Plan showing from left to right entrances VI.17.26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19.  See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot. (p. 72, Pl. XXX)
For Jashemski’s description of gardens, see VI.17.23.  See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.165 and plan)

VI.17.25 Pompeii. Plan showing from left to right entrances VI.17.26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19.

See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Second Partie. Paris: Firmin Didot. (p. 72, Pl. XXX)

 

For Jashemski’s description of gardens, see VI.17.23

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.165 and plan)

 

VI.17.25 Pompeii. 1884. Plan showing the three floor levels. See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 367 Fig. 180).

VI.17.25 Pompeii. 1884. Plan showing the three floor levels.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 367 Fig. 180).