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VII.6.8 Pompeii. Shop. Excavated 1762, 1910.

 

According to Garcia y Garcia Region VII, Insula VI was one of the insulae most devastated over the years since its excavation.

He calls it the “Cinderella” of Pompeii. Between the years 1759 and 1762 it was vandalised and stripped by the Bourbons, then re-interred.

Then came the slow and non-systematic uncovering again before the final destruction in September 1943.

The area was ignored and abandoned during the years following the war, which reduced the insula to a heap of bricks and masonry.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.102).

 

VII.6.9/8 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south towards entrance doorways. The base-step of the stairs to the upper floor at VII.6.9 can  be seen on the left of the wider entrance of the shop at VII.6.8. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VII.6.9/8 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south towards entrance doorways.

The base-step of the stairs to the upper floor at VII.6.9 can be seen on the left of the wider entrance of the shop at VII.6.8.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VII.6.8 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east from entrance doorway.

VII.6.8 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking east from entrance doorway.

 

VII.6.8 Pompeii. May 2005.  In the foreground behind the wooden gate, would have been the site of the shop at VII.6.8. In the background behind the shop would have been the house at VII.6.7.

VII.6.8 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south from entrance.

In the foreground behind the wooden gate, would have been the site of the shop at VII.6.8

In the background behind the shop would have been the house at VII.6.7.

 

VII.6.8 Pompeii. September 2015.  In the foreground behind the wooden gate, would have been the site of the shop at VII.6.8.  In the background behind the shop would have been the house at VII.6.7.

VII.6.8 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking south.

In the foreground behind the wooden gate, would have been the site of the shop at VII.6.8

In the background behind the shop would have been the house at VII.6.7.

 

 

 

 

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