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VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Brothel or Lupanare. Entrance on Vicolo del Lupanare.

Linked to VII.12.19. Excavated 1862. (Vico del Lupanare 25)

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VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Graffiti on plastered wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Graffiti on plastered wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Plastered wall of prostitute’s room.
This is covered with graffiti left by the clients and the girls that worked there.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Plastered wall of prostitute’s room.

This is covered with graffiti left by the clients and the girls that worked there.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Plastered wall of prostitute’s room. Covered with graffiti left by the clients and the girls that worked there.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Plastered wall of prostitute’s room.

Covered with graffiti left by the clients and the girls that worked there.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Prostitutes room with stone bed.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Prostitutes room with stone bed.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Prostitutes room with stone bed.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Prostitutes room with stone bed.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Painted wall plaster.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted wall plaster.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Painted wall plaster.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted wall plaster.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Entrance to latrine.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance to latrine.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Latrine. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Latrine. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Latrine.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Latrine.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Window in latrine. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Window in latrine. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Doorway to the latrine at the west end, behind the screen. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Doorway to the latrine at the west end, behind the screen.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. The Latrine is behind screen wall at far end. The central corridor has five prostitutes’ rooms arranged on both sides. Paintings showing various sexual positions are on the wall above the rooms.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. The latrine is behind screen wall at far end.

The central corridor has five prostitutes’ rooms arranged on both sides.

Paintings showing various sexual positions are on the wall above the rooms.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. 1988. The central corridor with five prostitutes’ rooms arranged on both sides. Photo courtesy of Leo C. Curran.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. 1988. The central corridor with five prostitutes’ rooms arranged on both sides.

Photo courtesy of Leo C. Curran.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. Old undated photo showing same scene as above. Courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. Old undated photo showing same scene as above.

Courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Frieze on upper wall.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Frieze on upper walls.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Frieze on upper wall at west end near latrine. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Frieze on upper wall at west end near latrine.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. Old undated photo showing same frieze on upper wall. Courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

VII.12.18 Pompeii. Old undated photo showing same frieze on upper wall at west end.

Courtesy of the Society of Antiquaries (Fox Collection).

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the frieze on the upper wall, south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the frieze on the upper wall, south side.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Frieze on upper wall.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Frieze on upper wall, south side.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking towards doorway in centre of south side.
Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking towards doorway in centre of south side.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the frieze on the upper wall, north side.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards the frieze on the upper wall, north side.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. The Lupanare. December 2006. Frieze on upper wall with Priapus in centre.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. December 2006. Frieze on upper wall with Priapus in centre.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking towards doorway on north side. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2001. Looking towards doorway on north side.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2014. Tabella ansata.
Be advised. 
The visit to the Brothel is allowed by not more than 10 persons at a time - gentlemen. Visitors are asked to wait their turn. 
No flash.

I SIGG. – (Signori=Gentlemen) may be a left-over from the days when only men were deemed suitable to enter and see the brothel. 
The women in the group were left to while away the time in the Forum, while the men were taken away to see the “sights”!).

VII.12.18 Pompeii. October 2014. Tabella ansata.

Be advised.

The visit to the Brothel is allowed by not more than 10 persons at a time - gentlemen. Visitors are asked to wait their turn.

No flash.

 

I SIGG. – (Signori=Gentlemen) may be a left-over from the days when only men were deemed suitable to enter and see the brothel.

The women in the group were left to while away the time in the Forum, while the men were taken away to see the “sights”!).

 

 

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