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VI.16.32 Pompeii. Casa di L. Aurunculeius Secundio.

Linked to VI.16.33. Excavated 1904.

 

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VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room F, south-east corner, and room G. On the east wall was the base of masonry stairs (f) to upper floor. Directly behind the stairs was a small rustic room G which contained the latrine (g).

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room F, south-east corner, and room G.

On the east wall was the base of masonry stairs (f) to upper floor.

Directly behind the stairs was a small rustic room G which contained the latrine (g).

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Rooms F (right) and room G (left), south wall. The small rustic room G, which was behind the stairs, contained the latrine (g).

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Rooms F (right) and room G (left), south wall.

The small rustic room G, which was behind the stairs, contained the latrine (g).

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii.  December 2005. Doorway to Room 5.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. December 2005. Doorway to room H, a cubiculum.

According to NdS –

the doorway would have had wooden door-jambs, while the threshold was part of the Opus signinum that was on the floor.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room H, cubiculum, looking east.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room H, cubiculum, looking east.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5, North wall.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room H, north wall.

In the north wall was the recess for the bed, above which was a square window which gave onto the uncovered garden room F.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room H, east wall. According to NdS, each of the walls was divided into three large panels, the central one being on a white background. The side panels were red. The white panel contained a central painting, but none of these have been preserved. The white frieze offered light architectural painting and arabesques. Between them and the large panels were elongated rectangular areas with representations of fruit and pecking birds. The dado was black. See Notizie degli Scavi, 1908, (p.298)

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room H, east wall.

According to NdS, each of the walls was divided into three large panels, the central one being on a white background.

The side panels were red.

The white panel contained a central painting, but none of these have been preserved.

The white frieze offered light architectural painting and arabesques.

Between them and the large panels were elongated rectangular areas with representations of fruit and pecking birds.

The dado was black.

See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1908, (p.298)

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5, North wall with window to garden area.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room H, north wall with window to garden area.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 5,  South wall.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room H, south wall.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B,  altar in south-east corner of atrium.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, altar in south-east corner of atrium.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, altar in south-east corner of atrium.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, altar in south-east corner of atrium.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, south-west corner of atrium, with the doorway to bar room C in VI.16.33. On the left is a bench (b), on its right is a circular hearth (c) which may have held a kettle. The hearth had a stone step up for access.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, south-west corner of atrium, with the doorway to bar room C in VI.16.33.

On the left is a bench (b), on its right is a circular hearth (c) which may have held a kettle. The hearth had a stone step up for access.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, west wall of atrium in south-west corner above hearth.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, west wall of atrium in south-west corner above hearth.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east through entrance VI.16.33 into bar room C. Two-sided counter next to south wall, with painted plaster with red background. The floor was Opus signinum, buried in the floor near the entrance from the street was a piece of lava-stone with a hole in the middle for the closure bar. The walls have a high brick dado, and above this was a simple white plaster. The dado was divided into panels by vertical yellow bands. In the centre of each panel was a painting of a feeding bird, except that on the right of the entrance doorway to the atrium, which showed two birds (See VI.16.33). At the rear in the east wall can be seen the doorway into the atrium B.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking east through entrance VI.16.33 into bar room C.

Two-sided counter next to south wall, with painted plaster with red background.

The floor was Opus signinum, buried in the floor near the entrance from the street was a piece of lava-stone with a hole in the middle for the closure bar.

The walls have a high dado (laterizio), and above this was a simple white plaster.

The dado was divided into panels by vertical yellow bands.

In the centre of each panel was a painting of a feeding bird, except that on the right of the entrance doorway to the atrium, which showed two birds.

See VI.16.33.

At the rear in the east wall can be seen the doorway into the atrium B.

 

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, looking north across atrium, towards doorways to rooms D and E.

VI.16.32 Pompeii. March 2009. Room B, looking north across atrium, towards doorways to rooms D and E.

 

 

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