VII.15.12 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway to large vestibule.
According to Garcia y Garcia, the stucco on the external front façade of this small house had been conserved.
The plaster suffered damage and fell in 1943 because of the bomb that damaged this nearby house, and the following one.
See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.129)
VII.15.12 Pompeii. September 2005.
Looking south across vestibule towards corridor to atrium and rear of house.
According to Boyce, in the east wall of the central atrium-like room was a shallow, rectangular niche of unusual proportions.
Its walls were coated with yellow stucco and decorated with red stripes; the Bull. Inst. referred to it as “forse un larario”.
Bull. Inst., 1874, 71.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.72, no.333)
VII.15.12 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking south.
Fountain between VII.15.12 Pompeii and VII.15.13. September 2005.