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VII.2.20 Pompeii. Casa di N. Popidius Priscus or Casa dei Marmi.

Linked to VII.2.21, VII.2.41 and VII.2.41a.

Excavated 1833, 1845 and 1863-4.

 

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VII.2.20 Pompeii.  December 2007. Steps to cellar.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007.Steps to cellar.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Room in the cellar.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Room in the cellar. 

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007.  Deep well, approximately 30 metres deep, according to Breton. See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Deep well, approximately 30 metres deep, according to Breton.

See Breton, Ernest. 1870. Pompeia, Guide de visite a Pompei, 3rd ed. Paris, Guerin.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Painted garland above the offset doorway to the sacellum.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Painted garland above the offset doorway to the sacellum. 

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum.  When excavated, on the floor in front of the niches stood a cylindrical masonry altar. On this altar were found the actual remains of the last offerings.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.62, no.253, pl. 41, 2)

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum. 

When excavated, on the floor in front of the niches stood a cylindrical masonry altar.

On this altar were found the actual remains of the last offerings.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.62, no.253, pl. 41, 2)

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum with two niches.
When found, each of the two niches were provided with two lamps. The niche with the Genius also had its own terracotta altar.
Five other lamps were suspended from nails driven into the walls of the room.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum with two niches.

When found, each of the two niches were provided with two lamps. The niche with the Genius also had its own terracotta altar.

Five other lamps were suspended from nails driven into the walls of the room.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii.  December 2007.   Sacellum.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii.  December 2007.   Sacellum.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum, niche to the left. Boyce said that on the back wall of this niche was the Genius, togate and with a laurel wreath. With his right hand he pours a libation over the flaming altar.
See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.62, no.253, pl.41,2)

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum, niche to the left.

Boyce said that on the back wall of this niche was the Genius, togate and with a laurel wreath.

With his right hand he poured a libation over the flaming altar.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.62, no.253, pl.41,2)

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii.   December 2007.  Sacellum.  Niche to the right.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum, niche to the right.

According to Boyce, on the rear wall of this niche, two Lares standing one on each side of a flaming altar.

Above their heads is a flying eagle.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Sacellum.  On the west wall of the room are painted two huge yellow serpents, confronting a small altar. See Boyce above.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007.

Sacellum.  On the west wall of the room are painted two huge yellow serpents, confronting a small altar. See Boyce, above.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii.  May 2006.  East wall of Peristyle, taken from VII.2.23.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. May 2006. East wall of peristyle, taken from VII.2.23.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii.  May 2006. Recess in east wall. Photo taken from VII.2.23.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. May 2006. Recess in east wall, photo taken from VII.2.23.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in north end of east wall of peristyle garden.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in north end of east wall of peristyle garden. 

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in north end of east wall of peristyle garden.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in north end of east wall of peristyle garden. 

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. March 2009. Painted plaster on arch in recess in north end of east wall.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. March 2009. Painted plaster on arch in recess in north end of east wall.

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in south end of east wall of peristyle garden.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. December 2007. Recess in south end of east wall of peristyle garden. 

 

VII.2.20 Pompeii. March 2009. Painted plaster in arch in recess in east wall of peristyle garden.

VII.2.20 Pompeii. March 2009. Painted plaster in arch in recess in east wall of peristyle garden. 

 

 

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