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IX.3.21 Pompeii. Storage site of A. Vettius Caprasius Felix.

Ancient deposit of demolished building materials. Linked to IX.3.22.

Façade and road outside bombed in September 1943.

Area excavated, cleaned and restored 2017.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii, on left rear, and IX.3.22, on right. May 2017. Looking south-west across newly “cleaned” site, from Vicolo di Tesmo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii, on left rear, and IX.3.22, on right. May 2017.

Looking south-west across newly “cleaned” site, from Vicolo di Tesmo.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west across site from Vicolo di Tesmo. According to Fiorelli, at the time of the eruption IX.3.21/22 was in useas a store of stone and brick materials from demolished houses. See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.147)

IX.3.21 and IX.3.22 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking north-west across site from Vicolo di Tesmo.

According to Fiorelli, at the time of the eruption IX.3.21/22 was in use as a store of stone and brick materials from demolished houses.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 147, [399]).

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south-west across IX.3.22 towards IX.3.21. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south-west across IX.3.22 towards IX.3.21.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south-west from Vicolo di Tesmo towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking south-west from Vicolo di Tesmo towards south wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from south-east corner of entrance room, looking south. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail from south-east corner of entrance room, looking south.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. South wall.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. South wall.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking west from Vicolo di Tesmo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking west from Vicolo di Tesmo. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Terracotta pot. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2017. Terracotta pot. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking south-west.

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west from Vicolo di Tesmo.

 

IX.3.21 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west towards rear of site. According to Fiorelli, at the time of the eruption IX.3.21/22 was in use as a store of stone and brick materials from demolished houses.See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 147, [399]).

IX.3.21 and IX.3.22, Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west towards rear of site.

According to Fiorelli, at the time of the eruption IX.3.21/22 was in use as a store of stone and brick materials from demolished houses.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p. 147, [399]).

 

IX.3.21/2 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west.

IX.3.21/22 Pompeii. May 2005. Looking west.

 

IX.3.20/21 Pompeii. 1964. Red painted inscription on exterior wall to north of entrance doorway of IX.3.20.  Detail from photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J64f1607

IX.3.20/21 Pompeii. 1964. Red painted inscription on exterior wall to north of entrance doorway of IX.3.20.

Detail from photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

J64f1607

 

IX.3.20 Pompeii. Inscription on exterior wall between IX.3.20 and 21. The letters on the first line were 0.35m high, and those on the second line were 0.08m high.
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, June 1898, p. 256-7.
A • VETTIVM • CAPRASIVM
FELICEM. AED. V. A. SACR. P. P. VICINI. ROGANT
See also Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.213)

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this expands to
A(ulum) Vettium Caprasium
Felicem aed(ilem) v(iis) a(edibus) sacr(is) p(ublicis) p(rocurandis) vicini rogant      [CIL IV 3687] 

Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, June 1898, p. 257.
Sul muro est dell' Is. III della Reg. IX, fra i vani n. 20 e 21, essendo caduto l' intonaco sovrapposto, è apparso il seguente programma in lettere rosse :
A • VETTIVM • CAPRASIVM
FELICEM.AED.V.A.SACR.P.P. VICINI.ROGANT
Le lettere della prima linea sono alte in media m. 0,35, e quelle della seconda m. 0,08

IX.3.20/21 Pompeii. Inscription on exterior wall between IX.3.20 and 21.

The letters on the first line were 0.35m high, and those on the second line were 0.08m high.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, June 1898, p. 256-7.

A • VETTIVM • CAPRASIVM

FELICEM. AED. V. A. SACR. P. P. VICINI. ROGANT

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.213)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this expands to

 

A(ulum) Vettium Caprasium

Felicem aed(ilem) v(iis) a(edibus) sacr(is) p(ublicis) p(rocurandis) vicini rogant      [CIL IV 3687]

 

Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, June 1898, p. 257.

Sul muro est dell' Is. III della Reg. IX, fra i vani n. 20 e 21, essendo caduto l' intonaco sovrapposto, è apparso il seguente programma in lettere rosse :

A • VETTIVM • CAPRASIVM

FELICEM.AED.V.A.SACR.P.P. VICINI.ROGANT

Le lettere della prima linea sono alte in media m. 0,35, e quelle della seconda m. 0,08