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Villa Regina, Boscoreale. Villa excavated 1977-80.

Surrounding land excavated 1980, 1982 and 1983.

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Plaster cast of a pig found in Villa Regina, Boscoreale. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Cast of a pig found in Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Cement was poured into a cavity in the volcanic ash.
This preserved the appearance of a pig raised on the villa. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Cement was poured into a cavity in the volcanic ash.

This preserved the appearance of a pig raised on the villa. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
The majority of the finds were of domestic use and a large amount was found on shelving in the storeroom 1 and also in the service areas.
Small herm of Dionysus from peristyle P and remains of an incense burner from storeroom 1.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

The majority of the finds were of domestic use and a large amount was found on shelving in the storeroom 1 and also in the service areas.

Small herm of Dionysus from peristyle P and remains of an incense burner from storeroom 1.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Small glass jug and perfume bottle. Five terra sigillata (red gloss pottery) cups.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Small glass jug and perfume bottle. Five terra sigillata (red gloss pottery) cups.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
A bronze lamp support from storeroom XII.
Three round handled terracotta lamps.
At the front is a terracotta lamp marked with a cross on the outside.
According to the Antiquarium, this is a Christian lamp, dated to 2nd-4th century AD, and shows a sporadic presence on the site after the 79AD eruption.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

A bronze lamp support from storeroom XII.

Three round handled terracotta lamps.

At the front is a terracotta lamp marked with a cross on the outside.

According to the Antiquarium, this is a Christian lamp, dated to 2nd-4th century AD, and shows a sporadic presence on the site after the 79AD eruption.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Bronze and iron bucket, iron axe and hoe, small bone and iron knives and a sharpening stone.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Bronze and iron bucket, iron axe and hoe, small bone and iron knives and a sharpening stone.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Two small ceramic bowls and a large bowl all with thin sides.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Two small ceramic bowls and a large bowl all with thin sides.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
3 ceramic mugs and a small ceramic amphora all with thin sides.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

3 ceramic mugs and a small ceramic amphora all with thin sides.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale.  Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

The label says “122 Vaso fittile con crusca” (Earthenware vase with bran?)

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Left is an amphora with a residue of garum.
Right is a terracotta basin.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Left is an amphora with a residue of garum.

Right is a terracotta basin.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
According to the museum card, at the rear is a pot (Olla) from kitchen room 1.
To the left is an Attingitoio (dipper) from room II.
To the right is a jug (Boccale) from storeroom XII.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

According to the museum card, at the rear is a pot (Olla) from kitchen room 1.

To the left is an Attingitoio (dipper) from room II.

To the right is a jug (Boccale) from storeroom XII.

 

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Left are Terracotta covers from storeroom XII. 
Right front is a ceramic plate with black rim from room II. 
Behind is a terracotta cooking pot (pentola) from room II.

Finds from Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Left are Terracotta covers from storeroom XII.

Right front is a ceramic plate with black rim from room II.

Behind is a terracotta cooking pot (pentola) from room II.

 

Garum jars found in Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
Left is a single handled garum jar found in storeroom XII.
A two handled pot (olla) from storeroom XII.
A two handled jar from peristyle VII.

Garum jars found in Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Left is a single handled garum jar found in storeroom XII.

A two handled pot (olla) from storeroom XII.

A two handled jar from peristyle VII.

 

Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.
The 3 jugs at the rear were found in storeroom XII. We do not know the small jug’s find location.

Villa Regina Boscoreale. December 2006. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

The 3 jugs at the rear were found in storeroom XII. We do not know the small jug’s find location.

 

 

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