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VI.15.5 Pompeii. Casa di M. Pupius Rufus.

Linked to VI.15.24 and VI.15.25 (Now Blocked).

Excavated 1895.

 

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VI.15.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2.  South end of bench.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south end of bench.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north end of bench and doorway into latrine.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north end of bench and doorway into latrine.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall of latrine.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall of latrine.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north-west corner of latrine.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north-west corner of latrine.   

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking west across latrine. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking west across latrine. Photo courtesy of Barry Hobson.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south-west corner of latrine in north-west corner of room 2.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, south-west corner of latrine in north-west corner of room 2.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, small room or storeroom in north-east corner.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, small room or storeroom in north-east corner.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall of small room or storeroom.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall of small room or storeroom.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar on east wall of atrium.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar on east wall of atrium.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 1.  Atrium.  Altar.  North east corner of atrium, with Altar and doorway  to Room 3.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar in atrium. North-east corner of atrium, with altar and doorway to room 3.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium.    Altar on east wall of the atrium composed of three arched niches, all of different sizes, and all three painted in red on the inside. In front of the niches are two brick altars, with the remains of painted plaster. According to Boyce, in the east wall of the atrium to the right of the entrance is a small recess done in the period of the First Style. It was evidently converted into a domestic sacellum at some later time. The back wall of the recess contains a large rectangular niche. This extends across almost its entire breadth, bordered by two pilasters. Later, it may have been in the time of the Second, or as late as the Fourth Style, three small irregular arched niches were cut, none of the same size. On the floor between them were set two masonry altars. The interior walls of the niches were coated with red, the altars with yellow stucco in imitation of marble.
There is still another niche of irregular shape in the wall above the First Style cornice of the original niche. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 54-5, no.212, with Pl. 40, 1)  
See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico.  Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.242)

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, atrium.   

Altar on east wall of the atrium composed of three arched niches, all of different sizes, and all three painted in red on the inside.

In front of the niches are two brick altars, with the remains of painted plaster.

According to Boyce, in the east wall of the atrium to the right of the entrance is a small recess done in the period of the First Style.

It was evidently converted into a domestic sacellum at some later time.

The back wall of the recess contains a large rectangular niche.

This extends across almost its entire breadth, bordered by two pilasters.

Later, it may have been in the time of the Second, or as late as the Fourth Style, three small irregular arched niches were cut, none of the same size.

On the floor between them were set two masonry altars.
The interior walls of the niches were coated with red, the altars with yellow stucco in imitation of marble.

There is still another niche of irregular shape in the wall above the First Style cornice of the original niche.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 54-5, no.212, with Pl. 40, 1) 

See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico. Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.242)

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. 1930s photo by Tatiana Warscher. Room 1, atrium.    
Altar on east wall of the atrium composed of three arched niches, all of different sizes, and all three painted in red on the inside.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 54-5, no.212, with Pl. 40, 1)

VI.15.5 Pompeii. 1930s photo by Tatiana Warscher. Room 1, atrium.   

Altar on east wall of the atrium composed of three arched niches, all of different sizes, and all three painted in red on the inside.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p. 54-5, no.212, with Pl. 40, 1) 

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 1, rectangular niche top, with irregular shaped niche.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 1, rectangular niche top in the atrium, with irregular shaped niche. 

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, irregular shaped niche on the east wall of the atrium.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, irregular shaped niche on the east wall of the atrium.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, 3 niches and 2 altars in rectangular niche in atrium.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, 3 niches and 2 altars in rectangular niche in atrium.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche on north side of sacellum .

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche on north side of sacellum.

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche in centre of sacellum.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche in centre of sacellum. 

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche on south side of sacellum.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, niche on south side of sacellum. 

 

VI.15.5 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Atrium.  Altar.  Altar on north side.

VI.15.5 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, altar on north side of recess.

 

 

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