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II.8.6 Pompeii. House of the Garden of Hercules, or Casa del giardino d’Ercole.

Also known as Casa del Profumiere, or House of the Perfumer.

Excavated 1953, 1971 and 1987.  Restored 1988.

 

(Originally when excavated, this was numbered as Reg. II, Insula 11).

 

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II.9                Roadway looking East towards Palaestra                   II.8.6

II.9 Pompeii. December 2004.                  Roadway looking east towards Palaestra.                            II.8.6, on right.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii, December 2018. 
Looking east towards doorway on corner of insula II.8, with Via della Palestra, on left. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii, December 2018.

Looking east towards doorway on corner of insula II.8, with Via della Palestra, on left. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973. Looking east across Via di Nocera towards north exterior wall on Via della Palestra. 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. J73f0225

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973.

Looking east across Via di Nocera towards north exterior wall on Via della Palestra. 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.

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II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973. Looking south on Via di Nocera at junction with Via della Palestra, with exterior wall in north-west corner and doorway. 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. J73f0222

II.8.6 Pompeii, 1973.

Looking south on Via di Nocera at junction with Via della Palestra, with exterior wall in north-west corner and doorway.

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.

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II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Entrance doorway on east side of Via di Nocera. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Entrance doorway on east side of Via di Nocera. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Entrance doorway.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Square hole on north side of inside entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Square hole on north side of inside entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Square hole on south side of inside entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Square hole on south side of inside entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. 1973. Entrance doorway. Looking east across Via di Nocera. 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. J73f0224

II.8.6 Pompeii. 1973. Entrance doorway. Looking east across Via di Nocera. 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.

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II.8.6 Pompeii. 1971. Looking east from entrance doorway.  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.
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II.8.6 Pompeii. 1971. Looking east from entrance doorway. 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.

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II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Door-stop in vestibule. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Door-stop in vestibule. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Door stop in vestibule. Whereas the owner of the House of the Faun welcomed his guests with the word “Have” written on his house threshold, the owner of this house, probably a merchant, received them with the warning mosaic embedded in the floor “Cras credo”.
See Stefani, G, curatore, 2005. Cibi e Sapori a Pompei e dintorni. Pompei: edizione Flavius. (p.48)
According to Bragantini, the inscription was delineated in white tesserae on the floor
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.243)

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Door-stop in vestibule.

Whereas the owner of the House of the Faun welcomed his guests with the word “Have” written on his house threshold, the owner of this house, probably a merchant, received them with the warning mosaic embedded in the floor “Cras credo”.

See Stefani, G, curatore, 2005. Cibi e Sapori a Pompei e dintorni. Pompei: edizione Flavius. (p.48)

According to Bragantini, the inscription was delineated in white tesserae on the floor

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.243)

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east from entrance corridor.

II.8.6 Pompeii. September 2004. Looking east from entrance corridor.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east along corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.8.6 Pompeii. May 2017. Looking east along corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west along corridor towards entrance doorway.
The colourful walls of the room in the photos below, are through the doorway on the right.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking west along corridor towards entrance doorway.

The colourful walls of the room in the photos below, are through the doorway on the right.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking through doorway towards north wall of room on north side of viridarium.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking through doorway towards north wall of room.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii December 2006. Doorway to corridor/garden area, and south wall.

II.8.6 Pompeii December 2006. Doorway to corridor/garden area, and south wall.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking towards south wall.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking towards south wall.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. West wall.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. West wall.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. East wall.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. East wall.  

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across garden area.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Looking south across garden area.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Looking south through doorway into viridarium. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Looking south through doorway into viridarium. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Looking south-east across viridarium with well. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Looking south-east across viridarium with well. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.    Three sided watercourse and well  in Viridarium.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Three-sided watercourse and well in viridarium.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.    Well in Viridarium.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Well in Viridarium.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Looking north from doorway from garden into viridarium with well. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Looking north from doorway from garden into viridarium with well. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Looking north into room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Looking north into room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Room with painted walls.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. North wall of room with painted walls.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
West (left) wall in photo above, in room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

West (left) wall in photo above, in room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Central wall painting from west wall, above. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Central wall painting from west wall, above. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of west wall painting.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. 
Painted decoration on north (rear) and east (right) wall of room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018.

Painted decoration on north (rear) and east (right) wall of room with painted walls. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Detail of a wall painting in room, from north (rear) wall. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Detail of a wall painting in room, from north (rear) wall. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Detail of a wall painting in room, from north rear wall.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Detail of a wall painting in room, from east wall on right. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2018. Detail of a wall painting in room, from east wall on right. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, with detail of a wall painting on wall on right.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, with detail of a wall painting on wall on right (east).

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of wall painting of peacock.

 

II.8.6 House of the Garden of Hercules.  Painted room.  Detail of wall painting.

II.8.6 Pompeii. December 2006. Painted room, detail of wall painting of bird.

 

 

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