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V.1.15 Pompeii. Private House incorporating bakery.

Linked to V.1.14 and V.1.16. Excavated 1875.

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V.1.15 Pompeii. April 2009. Entrance, looking east along fauces to atrium.  Originally found on the walls at the entrance were the following graffiti containing the names of two women, and their prices -

Felicla  virna  a(ssibus)  II      [CIL IV 4023] 

Successa  vern(a)  a(ssibus)  V
bellis  moribus                          [CIL IV 4025]

See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.144)

Also found on the front door post, was –
Menander
bellis  moribus
aeris  ass(ibus)  II      [CIL IV 4024]
This is translated as “Menander, nice-mannered, costs two asses”    [CIL IV 4024]
See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.153)

V.1.15 Pompeii. April 2009. Entrance, looking east along fauces to atrium.

Originally found on the walls at the entrance were the following graffiti containing the names of two women, and their prices -

 

Felicla  virna  a(ssibus)  II      [CIL IV 4023]

 

Successa  vern(a)  a(ssibus)  V

bellis  moribus                          [CIL IV 4025]

 

See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.144)

 

Also found on the front door post, was –

 

Menander

bellis  moribus

aeris  ass(ibus)  II      [CIL IV 4024]

 

This is translated as “Menander, nice-mannered, costs two asses”    [CIL IV 4024]

See Varone, A., 2002. Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider. (p.153)

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.  December 2006.  Entrance in centre. V.1.14 on left and V.1.16 on right.

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance in centre. V.1.14 on left and V.1.16 on right.

This area was badly hit by the bombing of the night of 16th September 1943.

The north-east part was badly hit, destroying four rooms and a good part of the northern perimeter wall.

Another bomb partly destroyed the road near the entrance doorway.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.61)

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway in centre. V.1.14 on left and V.1.16 on right. Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive. 
Warsher collection no. 1534

V.1.15 Pompeii. 1937-39. Entrance doorway in centre. V.1.14 on left and V.1.16 on right.

Photo courtesy of American Academy in Rome, Photographic Archive.

Warsher collection no. 1534

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. About 1909. Via del Vesuvio, looking north, showing upper floors. V.1.16/15/14/13 on the right. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

V.1.15 Pompeii. About 1909. Via del Vesuvio, looking north, showing upper floors.

V.1.16/15/14/13 on the right. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking west towards doorway threshold, from interior.
Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. Looking west towards doorway threshold, from interior.

Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. North wall of entrance fauces, looking west towards Via del Vesuvio. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. North wall of entrance fauces, looking west towards Via del Vesuvio.

Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. South wall of entrance fauces, looking west towards Via del Vesuvio. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. South wall of entrance fauces, looking west towards Via del Vesuvio.

Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.  April 2009.  Atrium with Impluvium.  Looking east into open Tablinum, and with Bakery area at rear.

V.1.15 Pompeii. April 2009. Atrium with impluvium.

Looking east into open tablinum, and with bakery area at rear.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.   December 2006.  Atrium with impluvium.

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006. Atrium with impluvium.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006. Atrium looking east from V.1.16.

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006. Atrium looking east from V.1.16.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Looking east along entrance corridor. 

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking east along entrance corridor.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.  September 2004.  Looking east along entrance corridor.

V.1.15 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east along entrance corridor.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006.  Impluvium.

V.1.15 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking east across impluvium in atrium.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. Impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. Impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. East wall of atrium in south-east corner, with doorway to room on west side of oven. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008.

East wall of atrium in south-east corner, with doorway to room on west side of oven.

Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. South wall of atrium. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008. South wall of atrium. Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

V.1.15 Pompeii.July 2008. Water basin against south wall of atrium.
Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

V.1.15 Pompeii. July 2008.  Water basin against south wall of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Jared Benton.

 

 

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