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Room 63, nymphaeum

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Looking south across west side of garden towards area 65, and doorway to area 63.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Looking south across west side of garden towards area 65, and doorway to area 63.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Painted plaster west wall near doorway to area 63, behind the nymphaeum.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.

Painted plaster on west wall near doorway to area 63, behind the nymphaeum.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, nymphaeum, looking towards west wall at southern end of peristyle garden. The doorway/window on the left is to area 63. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, nymphaeum, looking towards west wall at southern end of peristyle garden.

The doorway on the left is to area 63. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Doorway/window to area 63.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Doorway to area 63.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, threshold.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, threshold.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.Area 63, west wall.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, west wall.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, window in west wall.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, window in west wall.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, painted bird beneath window.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, painted bird beneath window.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, looking south along passageway behind nymphaeum.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, looking south along passageway behind nymphaeum.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, end of the passageway.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, end of the passageway.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, another window in the west wall.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, another window in the west wall.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, end of passageway.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, end of passageway.

       

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, east wall.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, east wall.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, looking north to doorway/window from passageway.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 63, looking north to doorway from passageway.

 

Room 65, nymphaeum

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, July 2010. Area 65 at southern end of peristyle garden with curving wall of a nymphaeum, divided into eight niches. On the right is the doorway/window to area 63. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.
Each niche was stuccoed. In the niche 1, on the right, Venus can be seen. Next to her in niche 2, Neptune can be seen. Next to him in niche 3 was Fortuna. In the central niche on this side was a mosaic representing Phrixus and Elle, discovered 30th April 1752, a copy of which can be seen in the photo above. The original mosaic is now in the Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 10005.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples : Nicola Longobardi. (p. 239)

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, July 2010.

Area 65 at southern end of peristyle garden with curving wall of a nymphaeum, divided into eight niches.

On the right is the doorway to area 63. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Each niche was stuccoed. In the niche 1, on the right, Venus can be seen.

Next to her in niche 2, Neptune can be seen.

Next to him in niche 3 was Fortuna.

In the central niche on this side was a mosaic representing Phrixus and Elle, discovered 30th April 1752, a copy of which can be seen in the photo above.

The original mosaic is now in the Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 10005.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p. 239)

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Room 65, at southern end of peristyle garden, with curving wall of the nymphaeum. 
Three niches with stuccoes of (right to left) Venus, Neptune and Fortuna. 
Under the niches are paintings of (right to left)
- Two people, one on either side of a thymiaterion (incense burner), making offerings
- Narcissus and Echo
- Tripod and person making an offering
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
See Barbet A. (a cura di), 1999. La Villa San Marco di Stabia: Illustrazioni 1. Roma, L’Erma di Bretschneider, pl. V.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, at southern end of peristyle garden, with curving wall of the nymphaeum.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Three niches with stuccoes of (right to left) Venus, Neptune and Fortuna.

Under the niches are paintings of (right to left)

Two people, one on either side of a thymiaterion (incense burner), making offerings

Narcissus and Echo

Tripod and person making an offering

See Barbet A. (a cura di), 1999. La Villa San Marco di Stabia: Illustrazioni 1. Roma, L’Erma di Bretschneider, pl. V.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche with stuccoed Venus.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche with stuccoed Venus.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Room 65, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden. Niche with stuccoes of Venus. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010.

Area 65, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden. Niche with stuccoes of Venus. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, painted panel above Venus.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, painted panel above Venus.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, stuccoed Venus in niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, stuccoed Venus in niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, lower area beneath the niche with the stuccoed Venus with painting of two people, one on either side of a thymiaterion (incense burner), making offerings.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.

Area 65, lower area beneath the niche with the stuccoed Venus with painting of two people, one on either side of a thymiaterion (incense burner), making offerings.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, west side of niche with stuccoed Venus.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, west side of niche with stuccoed Venus.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of stuccoed figure on west side of niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of stuccoed figure on west side of niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, top of niche with stuccoed Venus.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, top of niche with stuccoed Venus.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, detail of remaining painting on east side of the top of the niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of remaining painting on east side of the top of the niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, detail of remaining painting on top of the niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of remaining painting on top of the niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, detail of remaining painting on west side of the top of the niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of remaining painting on west side of the top of the niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, east side of the niche with the stuccoed Venus.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, east side of the niche with the stuccoed Venus.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, niche 2 with stuccoed Neptune.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche 2 with stuccoed Neptune.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Room 65, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden. 
Niche with stucco of Neptune. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden.

Niche 2 with stucco of Neptune. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 1961. Room 65, stuccoed niche 2, showing Neptune.
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
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. Jmit0089

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 1961.

Area 65, stuccoed niche 2, showing Neptune. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

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.

Jmit0089

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, lower area beneath niche 2 with the stuccoed Neptune, remains of painting of Narcissus and Echo.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. 

Area 65, lower area beneath niche 2 with the stuccoed Neptune, remains of painting of Narcissus and Echo.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, niche 2, stucco on west side of niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche 2, stucco on west side of niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, niche 2, stucco of Neptune.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche 2, stucco of Neptune.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, niche 2, stucco on east side of niche.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche 2, stucco on east side of niche.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, niche 3 with stucco of Fortuna.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, niche 3 with stucco of Fortuna.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, detail of stucco of Fortuna from niche 3.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, detail of stucco of Fortuna from niche 3.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Room 64, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden. 
Niche with stucco of Fortuna. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, nymphaeum at southern end of peristyle garden.

Niche with stucco of Fortuna. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, lower area beneath niche 3 with the stuccoed Fortuna, showing a tripod and person making an offering.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. 

Area 65, lower area beneath niche 3 with the stuccoed Fortuna, showing a tripod and person making an offering.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015.  Area 65, west side of niche 3.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, September 2015. Area 65, west side of niche 3.

 

Castellammare di Stabia, Villa San Marco. Discovered 30th April 1752. Area 65, at southern end of peristyle garden. In the central niche on the south-west side was a mosaic representing Phrixus and Elle. Now in the Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 10005.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae. Discovered 30th April 1752. Area 65, at southern end of peristyle garden.

In the central niche on the south-west side was a mosaic representing Phrixus and Elle.

Now in the Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 10005.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, at southern end of peristyle garden, with curving wall of the nymphaeum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae, 2010. Area 65, at southern end of peristyle garden, with curving wall of the nymphaeum.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Villa San Marco, Stabiae. Area 65, virtual reconstruction of the nymphaeum, from the description board in the villa.

Villa San Marco, Stabiae. Area 65, virtual reconstruction of the nymphaeum, from the description board in the villa.

 

Stabiae, San Marco. 1957. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
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. J57f0544
According to Camardo and Ferrara, this mosaic aedicula was found near the pool at San Marco, it is now in Naples Museum.
See Camardo, D, and Ferrara, A, (eds).2004.Tesori di Stabiae, (Treasures from Stabiae), (p.48).
According to Wattel de Croizant, O, this niche with a cock pecking at a pomegranate, was from Pompeii or Herculaneum.  It is now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 10014.
See Barbet A, and Miniero, P, (eds), 1999. La Villa San Marco di Stabia: Illustrazioni 1. Roma, L’Erma di Bretschneider. (fig. 182)..

Stabiae, San Marco. 1957. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

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.

J57f0544

According to Camardo and Ferrara, this mosaic aedicula was found near the pool at San Marco, it is now in Naples Museum, inventory number 10014.

See Camardo, D, and Ferrara, A, (eds).2004. Tesori di Stabiae, (Treasures from Stabiae), (p.48).

According to Wattel de Croizant, O, this niche with a cock pecking at a pomegranate, was from Pompeii or Herculaneum.

It is now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 10014.

See Barbet A, and Miniero, P, (eds), 1999. La Villa San Marco di Stabia: Illustrazioni 1. Roma, L’Erma di Bretschneider. (fig. 182).

 

Stabiae, San Marco. May 2006. Mosaic aedicula possibly found near the pool at San Marco.
Now in Naples Museum, inventory number 10014.

Stabiae, San Marco. May 2006. Mosaic aedicula possibly found near the pool at San Marco.

Now in Naples Museum, inventory number 10014.

 

Stabiae, San Marco, 1968.  Detail of mosaic in lower part of niche showing a cock pecking at a pomegranate. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
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. J68f1027

Stabiae, San Marco, 1968. 

Detail of mosaic from lower part of niche showing a cock pecking at a pomegranate. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

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.

J68f1027

 

 

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