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VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Temple of Isis or Tempio di Iside.

 

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South portico

Pastophorium (Priest’s accommodation)

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. The pastophorium, the priest’s accommodation and storage.
Doorways in south wall of portico or colonnade, leading to the kitchen at the far end, the dining room in the middle and the cubiculum nearest.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. The pastophorium, the priest’s accommodation and storage.

Doorways in south wall of portico, leading to the kitchen at the far end, the dining room in the middle and the cubiculum nearest.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Kitchen area. Looking south into small room at rear. This room is under the steps leading to the upper part of the Large Theatre.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Kitchen area. Looking south into small room at rear.

This room is under the steps leading to the upper part of the Large Theatre.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. One of two small rooms at rear of Kitchen and Dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. One of two small rooms at rear of Kitchen and Dining room.

The door leads to the second small room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Steps at rear leading to upper part of Large Theatre. Under these steps is a small room at the rear of the kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Steps at rear leading to upper part of Large Theatre.

Under these steps is a small room at the rear of the kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Second small room at rear of kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Second small room at rear of kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  December 2007. Second small room at rear of kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Second small room at rear of kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to priest’s dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to priest’s dining room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. East wall of Priest’s Dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of priest’s dining room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. South wall of Priest’s Dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. South wall of priest’s dining room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found in the triclinium of the pastophorion (priest’s accommodation). Painting of either Endymion or Narcissus.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9379.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found in the triclinium of the pastophorium (priest’s accommodation).

Painting of either Endymion or Narcissus.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9379.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remains of plaster in south-east corner of priest’s dining room. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remains of plaster in south-east corner of priest’s dining room.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of priest’s dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of priest’s dining room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remains of plaster on west wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remains of plaster on west wall in south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Doorway to Priest’s Kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to Priest’s Kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. South-east corner of portico, looking south to doorway to kitchen.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. South-east corner of portico, looking south to doorway to kitchen.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remaining plaster in south-east corner of portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of remaining plaster in south-east corner of portico.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of threshold of doorway to kitchen. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of threshold of doorway to kitchen.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south into Priest’s Kitchen. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south into Priest’s Kitchen.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Looking south into Priest’s Kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south into Priest’s Kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen. Door in west wall leading to Dining room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen.

Door in west wall leading to Dining room.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west. Taken from entrance in VIII.7.27.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking west. Taken from entrance in VIII.7.27.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Hearth in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Hearth in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen.  Hearth.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen. Hearth.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of hearth. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of hearth. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen.  Hearth.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Priest’s Kitchen. Hearth.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Kitchen. Looking north.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Kitchen. Looking north.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Remains of structure against west wall in Kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of structure against west wall in Kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Remains of structure against west wall in Kitchen.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. Remains of structure against west wall in Kitchen.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Kitchen area, looking north into the temple. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2015. Kitchen area, looking north into the temple.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2005. Kitchen area looking north into the temple.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2005. Kitchen area looking north into the temple.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found in the niche area of the pastophorion (priest’s accommodation). Painting of the cat symbolising the cat goddess Bast or Bastet from the Old Kingdom. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8648.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found in the niche area of the pastophorium (priest’s accommodation).

Painting of the cat symbolising the cat goddess Bast or Bastet from the Old Kingdom.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8648.

 

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015. Looking south from west portico towards the priest’s accommodation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015. Looking south from west portico towards south portico with the priest’s accommodation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of square niche in south portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of square niche in south portico. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. Doorway to priest’s cubiculum or bedroom.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009.

Doorway to priest’s cubiculum or bedroom.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. East wall of cubiculum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. East wall of cubiculum.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. South wall of sleeping room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. South wall of cubiculum.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  March 2009. West wall of sleeping room.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. March 2009. West wall of cubiculum.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found 19 July 1766. Cubiculum.
Round painted medallion of Paris with cupid. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8988.
See Bragantini, I and Sampaolo, V., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Verona: Electa. p. 521, Scheda 301.
See Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli: Una lettura integrata, coordinata e commentata della documentazione Volume 1. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p. 57).
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1271).

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found 19 July 1766. Cubiculum.

Round painted medallion of Paris with cupid.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8988.

See Bragantini, I and Sampaolo, V., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Verona: Electa. p. 521, Scheda 301.

See Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli: Una lettura integrata, coordinata e commentata della documentazione Volume 1. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p. 57).

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1271).

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found 19 July 1766. Cubiculum.
Round painted medallion with head of satyr drinking from a silver kantharos.
The presence of a rudder on the left shoulder identifies him with a river god possibly the Nile or Sarno. 
This may be a reference to Fortuna who was associated with Isis. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8877.
See Bragantini, I and Sampaolo, V., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Verona: Electa. p. 521, Scheda 300.
See Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli: Una lettura integrata, coordinata e commentata della documentazione Volume 1. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p. 57).
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1013).

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Found 19 July 1766. Cubiculum.

Round painted medallion with head of satyr drinking from a silver kantharos.

The presence of a rudder on the left shoulder identifies him with a river god possibly the Nile or Sarno.

This may be a reference to Fortuna who was associated with Isis.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8877.

See Bragantini, I and Sampaolo, V., Eds, 2009. La Pittura Pompeiana. Verona: Electa. p. 521, Scheda 300.

See Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli: Una lettura integrata, coordinata e commentata della documentazione Volume 1. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p. 57).

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1013).

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Cubiculum. Medallion with still life.
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 843.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Cubiculum. Medallion with still life.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 843.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Puteal decorated with Hercules with club and wearing a crown and taking part in Bacchic rituals.  Found in the area of the pastophorion (priest’s accommodation).  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Puteal decorated with Hercules with club and wearing a crown and taking part in Bacchic rituals.

Found in the area of the pastophorium (priest’s accommodation).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22381.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Detail from puteal decorated with Hercules with club and wearing a crown and taking part in Bacchic rituals. 
Found in the area of the pastophorion (priest’s accommodation). Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22381.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Detail from puteal decorated with Hercules with club and wearing a crown and taking part in Bacchic rituals.

Found in the area of the pastophorium (priest’s accommodation).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 22381.

 

 

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