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Pompeii Casts. 1974. Victims from the Casa del Bracciale d'oro.

Victims found in the House of the Golden Bracelet, VI.17.42.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. April 2019. Plaster-casts of a family group of four. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. April 2019. Plaster-casts of a family group of four. On display in Antiquarium, 2017-2018 exhibition.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster casts of fugitives found in the lower corridor, see VI.17.42, Garden, for area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster casts of fugitives found in the lower corridor, see VI.17.42, Lower and Garden, for area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of the family group.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of the family group.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of the family group of four.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of the family group of four.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Boscoreale Antiquarium 2011. Family group consisting of a man and a woman, who was holding a child
Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Boscoreale Antiquarium 2011. Family group consisting of a man and a woman, who was holding a child.

Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Archive photo of the finding of some of the fugitives also showing the golden bracelet. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Archive photo of the finding of some of the fugitives also showing the golden bracelet. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Golden bracelet found on the arm of a woman.
According to Barbara McManus, this remarkable bracelet, 610 grams (21.5 oz) of solid gold, is fashioned in the form of two snakes flanking a round disk with a carved relief of Selene with crescent moon and stars above her head. 
It was found on the arm of a woman carrying a casket containing 40 aurei and 180 denarii. 
She was killed along with another adult and a child when a balcony collapsed in the house.
Photo courtesy of Barbara McManus. See The VRoma Project 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 14268.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Golden bracelet found on the arm of a woman.

According to Barbara McManus, this remarkable bracelet, 610 grams (21.5 oz) of solid gold, is fashioned in the form of two snakes flanking a round disk with a carved relief of Selene with crescent moon and stars above her head.

It was found on the arm of a woman carrying a casket containing 40 aurei and 180 denarii.

She was killed along with another adult and a child when a balcony collapsed in the house.

Photo courtesy of Barbara McManus. See The VRoma Project

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 14268.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of man found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of man found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of legs and feet of man found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of legs and feet of man found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, October 2020. Plaster cast of a woman and child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, October 2020. Plaster cast of a woman and child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of a woman and child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of a woman and child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of mother and two children in the family group of four.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. On display in the pyramid in the amphitheatre, September 2015. Plaster-casts of mother and two children in the family group of four.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. 
Plaster cast of a child, on left, and man, on right, found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of a child, on left, and man, on right, found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. 
Detail of head of child, found in the corridor leading to the garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Detail of head of child, found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. 1974, cast of a mother and child, part of a family group of four who died under the staircase.
The group consisted of a man and a woman, who was holding a child, and a few metres away was an older child.
A golden bracelet of exceptional weight and unusual design was found on the arm of the woman.
This gave the name to the house.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. 1974, cast of a mother and child, part of a family group of four who died under the staircase.

The group consisted of a man and a woman, who was holding a child, and a few metres away was an older child.

A golden bracelet of exceptional weight and unusual design was found on the arm of the woman.

This gave the name to the house.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of young child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Plaster cast of young child found in the corridor leading to the garden area.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Detail of plaster cast of a young child. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VI.17.42, Pompeii, May 2018. Detail of plaster cast of a young child. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. 1978, cast of child found in a corridor a few metres from the three other bodies.
Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. 1978, cast of a child found in a corridor a few metres from the three other bodies.

Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Boscoreale Antiquarium 2011. Cast of a child found in 1978, in a corridor a few metres from the three other bodies.
Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Boscoreale Antiquarium 2011. Cast of a child found in 1978, in a corridor a few metres from the three other bodies.

Part of a family group of four who died under the staircase. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

VI.17.42 Pompeii. April 2019. Looking west across atrium, with detail of plaster-casts. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. April 2019. Looking west across atrium, with detail of plaster-casts. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

The area was used to prepare the body casts for an exhibition.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. September 2015. Items in storage, with the plaster cast of the child from VI.17.42 in the display cabinet.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. September 2015. Items in storage, with the plaster cast of the child from VI.17.42 in the display cabinet.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. April 2018. Plaster cast of a child found in a corridor of a lower level of the House of the Golden Bracelet, VI.17.42.
Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. April 2018. Plaster cast of a child found in a corridor of a lower level of the House of the Golden Bracelet, VI.17.42.

Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. April 2018. Items on display, as well as plaster-cast in display case of child found in VI.17.42. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. April 2018. Items on display, as well as plaster-cast in display case of child found in VI.17.42.

Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of plaster cast of child found in lower corridor of VI.17.42. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of plaster cast of child found in lower corridor of VI.17.42.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of head of child found in VI.17.42. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail of head of child found in VI.17.42. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail from plaster cast of body of child found in VI.17.42.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.7.29 Pompeii. May 2015. Detail from plaster cast of body of child found in VI.17.42. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

 

 

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