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HGW20 Pompeii. Herculaneum Gate West Side. Tomb of C. Calventius Quietus.

Cenotafia di Calvenzio. (Eschebach West 20, Kockel Süd 20).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north-east.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking north-east.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. West, and south sides of marble altar with wreath.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. West, and south sides of marble altar with wreath.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1970. South side of tomb, with wreath decoration. 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.
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HGW20 Pompeii. 1970. South side of tomb, with wreath decoration.

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.

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HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. South and east sides of marble altar.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. South and east sides of marble altar.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1970.  South and east sides of marble altar.  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.
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HGW20 Pompeii. 1970.  South and east sides of marble altar.  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.

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HGW20 Pompeii. 1961.  Looking towards the south-east corner.  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.
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HGW20 Pompeii. 1961.  Looking towards the south-east corner. 

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.

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HGW20 Pompeii. Old postcard by Trampetti. East side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

HGW20 Pompeii. Old postcard by Trampetti. East side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1961. East side of tomb.    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.
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HGW20 Pompeii. 1961. East side of tomb. 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.

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HGW20 Pompeii.  May 2006. North side of marble altar with inscription and bisellium.
The inscription reads:
C.  CALVENTIO  QVIETO
AVGVSTALI
HVIC OB  MVNIFICENT  DECVRIONVM
DECRETO  ET  POPVLI  CONSESV  BISELLII
HONOR  DATVS  EST

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads

C(aio) Calventio Quieto
Augustali
huic ob munificent(iam) decurionum
decreto et populi conse(n)su bisellii
honor datus est      [CIL X 1026]

Mau translates this as:
To the memory of Gaius Calventius Quietus, member of the Brotherhood of Augustus.
On account of his generosity the honour of a seat of double width was conferred upon him by the vote of the city council and the approval of the people.
See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 421).

HGW20 Pompeii.  May 2006. East side of marble altar with inscription and bisellium.

The inscription reads:

C.  CALVENTIO  QVIETO
AVGVSTALI
HVIC OB  MVNIFICENT  DECVRIONVM
DECRETO  ET  POPVLI  CONSESV  BISELLII
HONOR  DATVS  EST

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads

 

C(aio) Calventio Quieto

Augustali

huic ob munificent(iam) decurionum

decreto et populi conse(n)su bisellii

honor datus est      [CIL X 1026]

 

Mau translates this as:

 

To the memory of Gaius Calventius Quietus, member of the Brotherhood of Augustus.

On account of his generosity the honour of a seat of double width was conferred upon him by the vote of the city council and the approval of the people.

 

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey, F. W., Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 421).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Detail of north side of marble altar.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Detail of east side of marble altar.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. North side. Detail of his bisellium, or seat of double width. The square footstool in the middle implies that the seat was intended for a single person.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. East side. Detail of his bisellium, or seat of double width.

The square footstool in the middle implies that the seat was intended for a single person.

 

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. North and west sides of marble altar.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. East and north sides of marble altar.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010.  West and south sides of marble altar.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010.  North and west sides of marble altar.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south along west side of base.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south along west side of base.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking west along inside south wall of tomb.

HGW20 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking west along inside south wall of tomb.

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of east side. The location of some of the stucco reliefs on the small pilasters can be seen.
See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 416, fig. 216).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of east side. The location of some of the stucco reliefs on the small pilasters can be seen.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 416, fig. 216).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1813 drawings of winged Victoria from the two front pilasters of the tomb. See Millin A., 1813. Description des Tombeaux de Pompei. Naples: L’Imprimerie Royale. (pl. 5 figs. 8-9).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1813 drawings of winged Victoria from the two front pilasters of the tomb.

See Millin A., 1813. Description des Tombeaux de Pompei. Naples: L’Imprimerie Royale. (pl. 5 figs. 8-9).

 

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1824 drawing of stucco relief of Victoria from one of the small pilasters. See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Premiere Partie. Paris: Didot Freres. (pl. 26,1).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1824 drawing of stucco relief of Victoria from one of the small pilasters.

See Mazois, F., 1824. Les Ruines de Pompei: Premiere Partie. Paris: Didot Freres. (pl. 26,1).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief of Oedipus and the Sphinx from one of the small pilasters. See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 417, fig. 217).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief of Oedipus and the Sphinx from one of the small pilasters.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 417, fig. 217).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief from one of the small pilasters. Possibly Theseus in the labyrinth after overcoming the Minotaur. See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 417, fig. 217).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief from one of the small pilasters.

Possibly Theseus in the labyrinth after overcoming the Minotaur.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 417, fig. 217).

 

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief of a female figure from one of the small pilasters. See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 418, fig. 218).

HGW20 Pompeii. 1884 drawing of stucco relief of a female figure from one of the small pilasters.

See Overbeck J., 1884. Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümen und Kunstwerken. Leipzig: Engelmann. (p. 418, fig. 218).

 

 

 

 

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