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VII.13.8 Pompeii. House of L. Caecilius Communis or House of M. Stronnius Favorinus.

Excavated 1819, 1841, 1863. Linked to VII.13.14. (Strada dell’Abbondanza 48).

 

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You will note the names L. Caecili Communis and M. Stron Favor also appear on house VII.14.15.

Two separate bronze seals were found embossed with these names, although there seems to be some confusion over their actual find location.

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Ed 3. Fausto Fiorentino, p. 227, no 453, 454, S15, S89.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005. Entrance.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Entrance.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Fauces. The atrium is reached by an extremely long entranceway.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Fauces. The atrium is reached by an extremely long entranceway.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2004. Fauces, looking north.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Fauces, or entrance corridor, looking north.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Fauces, north end, stairs to upper floor.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Stairs to upper floor at north end of fauces.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. November 2016. Looking north along west side of long entrance corridor towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Marie Schulze.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. November 2016. Looking north along west side of long entrance corridor towards atrium.

Photo courtesy of Marie Schulze.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005.  Looking north from fauces across atrium.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north from fauces across atrium.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north from fauces across atrium.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north from fauces across atrium.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north across impluvium in atrium to tablinum. According to Varone, written on a column in the atrium was:
Romula
hic cum
Staphylo
moratur      [CIL IV 2060]
He translated this as “Romula spent time here with Staphylos”.
See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.45)

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north across impluvium in atrium to tablinum.

According to Varone, written on a column in the atrium was:

 

Romula

hic cum

Staphylo

moratur      [CIL IV 2060]

He translated this as “Romula spent time here with Staphylos”.

See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.45)

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  Atrium, Impluvium and Tablinum.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. Atrium, impluvium and tablinum.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south towards entrance.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south towards entrance.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005. Doorway to Cubiculum in south west corner of atrium.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorway to cubiculum in south-west corner of atrium.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. West side of atrium with doorway to triclinium leading to garden, cubiculum and ala.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. West side of atrium with doorway to triclinium leading to garden, cubiculum and ala.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005. Triclinium, with doorway to garden area. Looking west.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Triclinium, with doorway to garden area. Looking west.

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005. Cubiculum on west side of atrium.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Cubiculum on west side of atrium.

 

VII.13.14 Pompeii. December 2005. North west corner of atrium.

VII.13.14 Pompeii. December 2005. North-west corner of atrium.  

 

VII.13.8 Pompeii.  December 2005. Ala on west side of atrium.

VII.13.8 Pompeii. December 2005. Ala on west side of atrium.

 

 

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