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VII.6.26 Pompeii. Thermopolium. Linked to VII.6.27.

Excavated 1868, 1873, 1910. Bombed in 1943.

 

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.6.26 Pompeii, with VII.6.28 in background. Pompeii. September 2005.
Looking north towards site of shop, which had a counter with two urns and a hearth, a rear room and another smaller rear with a latrine. On the left, the west wall (now vanished) had a doorway linking to the shop at VII.6.27.

VII.6.26 Pompeii, with VII.6.28 in background. Pompeii. September 2005.

Looking north towards site of shop, which had a counter with two urns and a hearth, a rear room and another smaller rear with a latrine.

On the left, the west wall (now vanished) had a doorway linking to the shop at VII.6.27.

 

VII.6.26 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking north-west towards entrances at VII.6.28 (white step), 27 (green grass), 26 and 25 (on right). Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VII.6.26 Pompeii. May 2011. Looking north-west towards entrances at VII.6.28 (white step), 27 (green grass), 26 and 25 (on right).

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VII.6.26 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west towards entrances at VII.6.27 (grass) and VII.6.26 (centre) and VII.6.25 (on right).

VII.6.26 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west towards entrances at VII.6.27 (grass) and VII.6.26 (centre) and VII.6.25 (on right).

 

 

 

 

 

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