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Calchi in gesso. Plaster casts.

 

The pages below we know have references to and pictures of casts. You may find other pages on the site that we have not managed to identify.

The casts include the bodies of the victims and also casts of doors, shutters, animals, trees and plants and their roots etc.

These pages cover Pompeii, Boscoreale, Oplontis and Stabiae.

They include the many photographs by Stanley Jashemski which provide a comprehensive record of the tree root casts made and methods used by Wilhelmina Jashemski.

 

I.3.24

I.5.3

I.6.2 p2

I.6.8

I.6.15 p1

I.6.15 p8

I.7.1

I.7.5

I.7.7 p2

I.7.10

I.7.19

I.8.17 p2

I.9.1

I.9.5

I.9.5 p6

I.9.13

I.9.14

I.9.14 p4

I.9.14 p6

I.9.14 p7

I.10.4 peristyle p1

I.11.9

I.11.10

I.11.12

I.11.15 p3

I.12.2 p4

I.13.12

I.15.3 p9

I.21.6

I.21.6 p2

I.21.6 p3

I.22.1

I.22.3 p2

II.2.1

II.2.2 p1

II.2.4

II.3.2

II.4.9

II.5.5 p2

II.5.5 p3

II.5.5 p4

II.7.1

II.7.3

II.7.5

II.7.7

II.7.11

II.8.6 p6

II.9.3

II.9.4

III.3.6

III.3.6 p3

III.6.1

V.3.12

VI.14.20

VI.14.20 p4

VI.14.31

VI.17.21

VI.17.27

VI.17.42 garden

VI.17.42 lower p3

VI.17.42 upper p2

VII.1.8 mens changing p3

VII.1.47 p3

VII.2.16

VII.3.6

VII.6.29

VII.7.29

VII.7.29 p2

VII.7.29 p4

VII.9.7 p2

VII.16.22 p1

VII.16.22 p2

VII.16.22 p4

VII.16.22 p5

VIII.1.4

VIII.2.26 p2

VIII.2.26 p4

VIII.5.39

VIII.6.6 p3

VIII.7.21

VIII.7.28 p1

VIII.7.28 p12

IX.7.7

IX.7.9

IX.7.10

IX.9.6 p4

IX.12.2

IX.13.3 p6

IX.13.3 p9

IX.13.3 p10

IX.13.3 p11

IX.14.2

IX.14.4 p3

IX.14.4 p5

IX.14.4 plan

Stabian Gate p2

Piazza Anfiteatro

Via del Vesuvio

Vicolo degli Scheletri p2

Tombs at Porta Nola ngg

Tombs nocon

Villa of Diomedes p9

Villa of the Mysteries p11

Villa of the Mysteries p15

Villa of the Mysteries p17

Villa of the Mysteries p23

Villa of the Mysteries p26

Boscoreale Villa Regina p1

Boscoreale Villa Regina p2

BoscorealeVilla Regina p3

BoscorealeVilla Regina p4

Boscoreale Villa Regina p6

Boscoreale Villa Regina p8

Oplontis Villa of Poppea p04

Oplontis Villa of Poppea p06

Oplontis Villa of Poppea p13

Oplontis Villa of Poppea p15

Oplontis Villa of Poppea p20

Oplontis Villa of Lucius Crassius Tertius p1

Oplontis Villa of Lucius Crassius Tertius p2

Stabiae Villa San Marco p13

 

See Dwyer E., 2005. From Fragments to Icons: Stages in the Making and Exhibiting of the Casts of Pompeian Victims, 1863-1888

in Interpreting Ceramics: Issue 8

 

See Luongo G., Perrotta A., Scarpati C., De Carolis E., Patricelli G., Ciarallo A., 2002.

Impact of the AD 79 explosive eruption on Pompeii, II. Causes of death of the inhabitants

 

The appendices each give a very useful list of the corpses found giving the location, date of recovery, number of corpses and the archive references.

 

Appendix A

Corpses found within the lower lapilli pumice fall deposit

 

Appendix B

Corpses found within the upper stratified ash and pumice lapilli pyroclastic density currents (PDCs) deposits