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

 

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Ekklesiasterion

 

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015. Looking towards west wall of portico and the arches of the Ekklesiasterion, from south-west corner. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. May 2015.

Looking towards west wall of portico and the arches of the Ekklesiasterion, from south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north along west portico past the 5 arches of the Ekklesiasterion.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. Looking north along west portico past the 5 arches of the Ekklesiasterion.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. Open arches leading to Ekklesiasteron (dining area).

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. Open arches leading to Ekklesiasterion (dining area).

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Sacrarium and Ekklesiasterion entrances on west portico showing wall decoration and statue of Venus. 
Painting by Aniello Cataneo.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 899.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
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VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Sacrarium and Ekklesiasterion entrances on west portico showing wall decoration and statue of Venus.

Painting by Aniello Cataneo.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 899.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it

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VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Marble head of Isis found in the entrance to the Ekklesiasterion. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Marble head of Isis found in the entrance to the Ekklesiasterion.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 6290.

The ears have been prepared with rings to accept ornaments such as the gold ornament found in a wooden box in the temple cella.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 24668.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. The instrument was found on January 4th, 1766 in the Ekklesiasterion.
The sistrum is adorned on the top with a crouched cat and on the sides with lotus flowers. 
It was found together with some marble fragments of limbs, among which some of the hand that originally held it and of a marble head of Isis.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 2397.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 409AE.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. The instrument was found on January 4th, 1766 in the Ekklesiasterion.
The sistrum is adorned on the top with a crouched cat and on the sides with lotus flowers.

It was found together with some marble fragments of limbs, among which some of the hand that originally held it and of a marble head of Isis.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 2397.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.   Bronze sistra (rattles) found in the Ekklesiasterion and decorated with the head of a sacred cat.Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Bronze sistra (rattles) found in the Ekklesiasterion and decorated with the head of a sacred cat.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  December 2007. Open arches leading to Ekklesiasteron (dining area).

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. December 2007. Open arches leading to Ekklesiasterion (dining area).

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Display screen with quotation, behind an arch of the Ekklesiasterion.
“I am nature, the mistress of all the elements, the queen of the dead, queen also of the immortals. The Egyptians call me by my true name: Queen Isis.”
From Lucius Apuleius, Metamorphoses, Book XI, V.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Display screen with quotation, behind first arch from the north in the Ekklesiasterion.

“I am nature, the mistress of all the elements, the queen of the dead, queen also of the immortals.

The Egyptians call me by my true name: Queen Isis.”

From Lucius Apuleius, Metamorphoses, Book XI, V.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction candelabra frescoes on arches in the Ekklesiasterion.
The longer fresco is on the south wall of the first arch from the north and shows a priestess, on the top of a candelabrum, carrying a small crocodile in her right hand, and a tray and vase in her left.  
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9768.
The shorter fresco is on the south wall of the second arch from the north and shows a priestess, on the top of a candelabrum, holding a cobra and jar.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8928.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction candelabra frescoes on arches in the Ekklesiasterion.

The longer fresco is on the south wall of the first arch from the north and shows a priestess, on the top of a candelabrum, carrying a small crocodile in her right hand, and a tray and vase in her left. 

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9768.

The shorter fresco is on the south wall of the second arch from the north and shows a priestess, on the top of a candelabrum, holding a peacock and jar.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8915.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Priestess on a candelabrum carrying a crocodile.  
Found in passageway of arch.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Priestess on a candelabrum carrying a small crocodile in her right hand, and a tray and vase in her left. 

Found painted on the south wall of the first arch from the north in the Ekklesiasterion.

This example is one of the larger sections of the wall decoration cut from these arches.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9768.

 

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. April 2019. Arches of the Ekklesiasterion in the north-west corner of the portico.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. April 2019. Arches of the Ekklesiasterion in the north-west corner of the portico. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Central arch (left) and second arch from the north (right) in the Ekklesiasterion.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Central arch (left) and second arch from the north (right) in the Ekklesiasterion. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of portico with reproductions of the statue of Isis and a candelabra fresco on the north wall of the second arch from the north in the Ekklesiasterion.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. North-west corner of portico with reproduction of the statue of Isis against north wall.

A candelabra fresco is on the north wall of the second arch from the north in the Ekklesiasterion. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion. 
Reproduction of fresco of statue carrying sistrum and box, at the top of a candelabra.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. North wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.

Reproduction of fresco of statue carrying sistrum and box, at the top of a candelabra. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on north wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.
Priestess on a candelabrum playing the sistrum with her right hand, and carrying a box decorated with ribbons, in her left.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8926.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on north wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.

Priestess on a candelabrum playing the sistrum with her right hand, and carrying a box decorated with ribbons, in her left.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8926.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Priestess on a candelabrum carrying offerings on a tray.  
Found in passageway of arch.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.

Priestess on a candelabrum playing the sistrum with her right hand, and carrying a box decorated with ribbons, in her left.

Found painted on north wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8926.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on south wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.
Priestess on a candelabrum with jar and peacock. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8915.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on south wall of second arch from north in the Ekklesiasterion.

Priestess on a candelabrum with jar and peacock. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8915.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Priestess on a candelabrum with jar and peacock. Found in passageway of arch.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Priestess on a candelabrum with jar and peacock.

Found painted on the south wall of second arch from north of the Ekklesiasterion.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8915.

 

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. April 2019. Looking west through central arch of Ekklesiasterion.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.7.28, Pompeii. April 2019. Looking west through central arch of Ekklesiasterion. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Central arch in the Ekklesiasterion.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Central arch in the Ekklesiasterion. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on south side of central arch in the Ekklesiasterion.
Priestess on a candelabrum carrying offerings on a tray. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8917.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. May 2017. Reproduction fresco on south side of central arch in the Ekklesiasterion.

Priestess on a candelabrum carrying offerings on a tray. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8917.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Priestess on a candelabrum carrying offerings on a tray.  
Found in passageway of arch.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Priestess on a candelabrum carrying offerings on a tray.

Found painted on the wall on the south side of central arch in the Ekklesiasterion.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8917.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.  Priestess on a candelabrum with a cobra and jar.  
Found in passageway of arch.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Priestess on a candelabrum with a cobra and jar. Found painted on an arch in the Ekklesiasterion.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8928.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Ekklesiasterion reconstructed on model in Naples Museum.
Photo courtesy of Giampiero Bevagna.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Ekklesiasterion reconstructed on model in Naples Museum. Photo courtesy of Giampiero Bevagna.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Ekklesiasterion, with open roof, to show the position of the paintings on the south wall.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Ekklesiasterion, with open roof, to show the position of the paintings on the south wall.

Model now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of paintings found on south wall. Model now in Naples Archaeological Museum.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019.

Detail of paintings found on south wall. Model now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. South wall of Ekklesiasteron (dining area).

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. September 2015. South wall (left) of Ekklesiasterion (dining area), looking towards south-west corner.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. 1810 painting by Giuseppe Chiantarelli of south wall of the Ekklesiasterion, not a faithful reproduction. 
According to PPM, the painting of Io arriving at Canopus in the centre and the zoccolo are all that correspond.
The painting of the mourning and sacrifice for Osiris should be at the east end and not the circular shrine.
See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia Italiana, p. 835. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 916.
Photo © ICCD. http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it
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VIII.7.28 Pompeii. 1810 painting by Giuseppe Chiantarelli of south wall of the Ekklesiasterion, not a faithful reproduction.

According to PPM, the painting of Io arriving at Canopus in the centre and the zoccolo are all that correspond.

The painting of the mourning and sacrifice for Osiris should be at the east end and not the circular shrine.

See Carratelli, G. P., 1990-2003. Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII.  Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia Italiana, p. 835.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 916.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it

Utilizzabili alle condizioni della licenza Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 IT)

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Arrangement of paintings in Naples Archaeological Museum.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Arrangement of paintings in Naples Archaeological Museum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019. Arrangement of paintings in Naples Archaeological Museum. 
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019. Arrangement of paintings in Naples Archaeological Museum.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019. Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.
Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.
This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019.

Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris. Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.

This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.
Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.
This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii.

Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris. Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.

This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. 1971. Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.
Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.
This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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VIII.7.28 Pompeii. 1971. Painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.

Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.

This shows offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

Found November 1765, see PAH 1,1, p.182, dated 23rd November.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail from painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.
Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.
Detail of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail from painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.

Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.

Detail of the sarcophagus of Osiris in the centre. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail from painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.
Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.
Detail of the offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail from painting of the ceremony of mourning and sacrifice for Osiris.

Painted panel from the east end (left) of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion.

Detail of the offerings being made in front of the sarcophagus of Osiris. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8570.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. Arrival of Io, still horned, but now in the care of a sea deity, at Canopus. 
Isis offers her hand as her priestesses shake their sistra. 
Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. 2010.

Arrival of Io, still horned, but now in the care of a sea deity, at Canopus. Isis offers her hand as her priestesses shake their sistra.

Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019. Arrival of Io at Canopus. 
Isis offers her hand as her priestesses shake their sistra. 
Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. April 2019.

Arrival of Io at Canopus. Isis offers her hand as her priestesses shake their sistra.

Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.  Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of Io, Isis and sea deity, at Canopus. 
Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of Io, Isis and sea deity, at Canopus.

Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of Isis offering her right hand to Io and holding a cobra in her left.  
Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Detail of Isis offering her right hand to Io and holding a cobra in her left. 

Found in the centre of the south wall of the Ekklesiasterion in November 1765.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9558.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Painted panel found in the zoccolo of the centre of the south wall in the Ekklesiasterion. 
A jug is between two winged androsphinxes. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8563.

VIII.7.28 Pompeii. June 2019. Painted panel found in the zoccolo of the centre of the south wall in the Ekklesiasterion.

A jug is between two winged androsphinxes. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8563.

 

 

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