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VII.4.56 Pompeii. Casa del Granduca di Toscana or House of the Grand Duke

or House of the Marble Silenus.

Excavated 1833 and 1845.  (Strada della Fortuna 7).

Part 1.                         Part 2

 

Part 3      Part 4      Part 5      Part 6      Plan (Opens in separate window)

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  December 2005. Entrance, with Vestibule.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance with vestibule.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii. December 2005. Terracotta plaque with eagle, on wall on east side of entrance. In May 1831, found painted in red and under the plaque of the eagle with a serpent in his claws, was the graffito –
Popidium  Secundum aed(ilem)    [CIL IV 285]
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples, Nicola Longobardi. 
(p. 145)

VII.4.56 Pompeii. December 2005. Terracotta plaque with eagle, on wall on east side of entrance.

In May 1831, found painted in red and under the plaque of the eagle with a serpent in his claws, was the graffito –

Popidium  Secundum aed(ilem)    [CIL IV 285]

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples, Nicola Longobardi.

(p. 145)

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009. Looking south across Atrium, from entrance fauces.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south across atrium, from entrance fauces.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  September 2004. Looking south to Garden at rear.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking south to garden at rear.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Atrium, with Impluvium, and Terracotta Puteal.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium, with impluvium, and terracotta puteal.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium. Looking south east.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. Looking south- east.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.   Room 1. Atrium.  Terracotta puteal over cistern.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1,atrium. Terracotta puteal over cistern.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 2.  Porter’s room on west side of fauces.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009.

Doorway to room 2, porter’s room on west side of fauces.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2. North wall.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2. East wall.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, east wall.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 2. East wall.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, east wall.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Doorway to Room 3. Cupboard or small room.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009.

Doorway to room 3, cupboard or small room.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3. West wall.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, west wall.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 3. South wall with site of staircase from atrium, on west end.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 3, south wall with site of staircase from atrium, at west end.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 1. Site of remains of staircase to upper floor, in north west corner.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 1, site of remains of staircase to upper floor, in north-west corner.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1. Atrium.  Looking south east.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. Looking south-east.

 

VII.4.56 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 1. Atrium.  East side with Doorways to Rooms 4, 5 and 6.

VII.4.56 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium. East side with doorways to rooms 4, 5 and 6.

 

Part 2

 

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