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VI.7.23 Pompeii. Domus A. Herenuleius Communis or House of Apollo.

Domus A. or L. Herennuleius Communis. Excavated in 1830s.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, household altar and niche on north wall of kitchen..

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, household altar and niche on north wall of kitchen.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1176. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231367

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1176. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. 1937-39. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.  Warsher collection no. 957

VI.7.23 Pompeii. 1937-39. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 957.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern, L64, p. 277, pl. 34,2.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1930? Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern, L64, p. 277, pl. 34,2.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1890s. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.
See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, p. 263, fig. 121.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. c.1890s. Kitchen, north wall with niche and painting of serpent.

See Mau, A., 1899, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan, p. 263, fig. 121.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, niche above household altar on north wall of kitchen. According to Boyce, the inside walls were coated with white stucco, the corner outlined with broad red stripes.
Beneath it the floor projects from the surface of the wall. On the back wall of the niche was painted the figure of the Genius, holding a patera with his right hand above a flaming altar. The wall around the niche was covered with a panel of the same white stucco, bordered in red.
On each side of the niche was painted a Lar in yellow tunic and red pallium. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1 )

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, niche above household altar on north wall of kitchen.

According to Boyce, the inside walls were coated with white stucco, the corner outlined with broad red stripes.

Beneath it the floor projects from the surface of the wall.

On the back wall of the niche was painted the figure of the Genius, holding a patera with his right hand above a flaming altar.

The wall around the niche was covered with a panel of the same white stucco, bordered in red.

On each side of the niche was painted a Lar in yellow tunic and red pallium.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 48, no. 167, and Pl. 11,1)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen. Wall painting of serpent (Agathodemone) on lararium just visible on north wall of kitchen.
According to Boyce, below the niche a yellow serpent with red crest and beard coiled towards a golden cylindrical altar adorned with a gorgoneion. On top of the altar was a fire. Before the painted altar, one of tufa stands on the floor. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen.

Wall painting of serpent (Agathodemone) on lararium just visible on north wall of kitchen.

According to Boyce, below the niche a yellow serpent with red crest and beard coiled towards a golden cylindrical altar adorned with a gorgoneion.

On top of the altar was a fire.

Before the painted altar, one of tufa stands on the floor.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.48, no.167, and Pl.11,1)

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Kitchen.  Altar at North wall of kitchen.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen, altar near north wall of kitchen.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Rooms adjoining the kitchen.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Rooms adjoining the kitchen, looking north.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room adjoining kitchen, looking towards north-west corner. According to Fiorelli, near the kitchen was another rustic room with a bench supported by brick, for preparing food. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.59)
According to Hobson, this could be the site of a possible additional latrine.
See Hobson, B., 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. BAR International series 2041. Oxford. Hadrian Books. (p.232)

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room adjoining kitchen, looking towards north-west corner.

According to Fiorelli, near the kitchen was another rustic room with a bench supported by brick, for preparing food.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.59)

According to Hobson, this could be the site of a possible additional latrine.

See Hobson, B., 2009. Pompeii, Latrines and Down Pipes. BAR International series 2041. Oxford. Hadrian Books. (p.232)

 

 VI.7.23 Pompeii.   Kitchen and latrine. The latrine on the right is under excavation and covered in polythene.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Kitchen and latrine.

The latrine on the right is under investigation and covered in polythene. 

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2005. Latrine, after cleaning. Note the slots for the doorframe. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. July 2005. Latrine, after cleaning. Note the slots for the doorframe.

Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. 

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii.  Looking North towards garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking north towards garden.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1174. Looking north-east to open room, in corridor leading to garden area.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231604

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1174. Looking north-east to open room in corridor leading to garden area.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Open room to east of entrance to garden.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Open room to east of entrance to garden.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1180. Looking north-west to doorway on opposite side of corridor leading to garden area. The room has a window with a marble window sill overlooking the garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231114

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1180. Looking north-west to doorway on opposite side of corridor leading to garden area.

The room has a window with a marble window sill overlooking the garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1178. North wall with window and west side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231112

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1178. North wall with window, and west side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1177. North wall with window, and east side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher.Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/231111

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1177. North wall with window, and east side of window with marble sill, overlooking garden.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to south of garden, with remains of marble floor.

VI.7.23 Pompeii. December 2006. Room to south of garden, with remains of marble floor.

 

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VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1181. North-east corner of opus sectile flooring, with pieces of square and triangular marble. The plinth was faced with rectangular slabs of marble.
Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/230943

VI.7.23 Pompeii. W.1181. North-east corner of opus sectile flooring, with pieces of square and triangular marble.

The plinth was faced with rectangular slabs of marble.

Photo by Tatiana Warscher. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

 

 

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