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VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Casa dei Postumii or Domus M. Holconi Rufi or House of Holconius Rufus.

Linked to VIII.4.2, VIII.4.3, VIII.4.5, VIII.4.6, VIII.4.49 and VII.4.50.

Excavated 1766, 1855 and 1861.

 

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VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4.  North wall.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, north wall of ala.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 4.  North wall.  Remains of wall painting of Perseus and Andromeda.??

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, north wall. Remains of wall painting of Perseus and Andromeda.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. (1192).

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 4, north wall. Youth between two women. Perseus liberating Andromeda. 
Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici, Vol. VIII, Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 475.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 4, north wall. Youth between two women. Perseus liberating Andromeda.

Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici, Vol. VIII, Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, p. 475.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, floor of ala, made of cocciopesto with coloured marble squares.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 4, floor of ala, made of cocciopesto with coloured marble squares.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 5, corridor, with the remains of the impression of the steps to upper floor.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009.

Doorway to room 5, corridor, with the remains of the impression of the steps to upper floor.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5.  Corridor or steps to upper floor.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 5, corridor or steps to upper floor.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 6, triclinium with window onto east portico.
According to PPM, the floor of this triclinium was very ornate; the threshold was decorated with a “net design” of diamond shapes formed with white tesserae.
In the centre of the floor was an emblema of polychrome mosaics showing a flower of six petals.
See Blake MAAR 1930, (pp.72,74, tav.46,6).
According to Helbig, this room contained the following wall paintings: Ariadne forsaken by Theseus (1229) and Phrixus and Helle (1254)
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.
See Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, pp. 451ff.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 6, triclinium with window onto east portico.

According to PPM, the floor of this triclinium was very ornate; the threshold was decorated with a “net design” of diamond shapes formed with white tesserae.

In the centre of the floor was an emblema of polychrome mosaics showing a flower of six petals.

See Blake MAAR 1930, (pp.72,74, tav.46,6).

According to Helbig, this room contained the following wall paintings: Ariadne forsaken by Theseus (1229) and Phrixus and Helle (1254)

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel.

See Pompei: Pitture e Mosaici: Vol. VIII. Roma: Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, pp. 451ff.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 6.  Triclinium. East wall.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, east wall of triclinium. 

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 6, triclinium. At the centre of the east wall, the painting of the abandoned Ariadne was found.
D.A.I.R. negative 53.607. Photo with kind permission of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/236012. See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1229

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 6, triclinium. At the centre of the east wall, the painting of the abandoned Ariadne was found.

D.A.I.R. 53.607. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1229

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, north-west corner of triclinium.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 6, north-west corner of triclinium.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 6, triclinium. The painting on the west wall showed Phryxus and Helle. 
DAIR 53.604. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1254.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. Room 6, triclinium. The painting on the west wall showed Phryxus and Helle.

DAIR 53.604. Photo © Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Rom, Arkiv.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1254.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking west across north portico to room 17.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking west across north portico to room 17.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Looking south west across garden from north portico.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking south-west across garden from north portico.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking east along corridor in north portico, to room 7.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Looking east along corridor in north portico, to room 7.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 7, kitchen. Looking towards east wall with niche.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 7, kitchen. Looking towards east wall with niche.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, kitchen, with small basin and long marble top. Looking north. The kitchen contained not only a hearth, worktable and latrine, but also three basins or masonry structures. 
A fourth structure or basin in the peristyle colonnade was connected to the kitchen through an opening.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, kitchen, with small basin and long marble top. Looking north.

The kitchen contained not only a hearth, worktable and latrine, but also three basins or masonry structures.

A fourth structure or basin in the peristyle colonnade was connected to the kitchen through an opening.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  April 2009. Looking north in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  April 2009. Looking north in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, north-east corner of kitchen.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, north-east corner of kitchen. 

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Looking south in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Looking south in kitchen. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.8.8 Pompeii. April 2009. Drain in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.8.8 Pompeii. April 2009. Drain in kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Detail. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Detail. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 7.  Kitchen.  Looking south.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, kitchen. Looking south.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Site of boiler, near east wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Site of boiler, near east wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Looking towards east wall, site of boiler and niche. 
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Looking towards east wall, site of boiler and niche.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 7.   Kitchen.  Looking south.  West wall, with remains of masonry structure.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, kitchen, looking south. West wall, with remains of masonry basin or structure.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. West wall, with remains of masonry basin or structure.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. West wall, with remains of masonry basin or structure. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 7.   Kitchen.  Looking south.  East wall, with remains of masonry structure.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 7, kitchen, looking south. East wall, with remains of basin or masonry structure.

 

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Niche on east wall of kitchen area. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

VIII.4.4 Pompeii. April 2009. Niche on east wall of kitchen area.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

 

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