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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Casa di Ercole ed Auge or House of the Popidii.

Linked to VIII.3.6. Excavated 1816 and 1838.

 

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VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 14.  West Portico, looking south towards Room 17.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 14, west portico, looking south towards room 17.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 16. Looking West.  This room contained the wall painting of Hercules & Auge. See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. 1142.  See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. p.123

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 16, oecus, looking west. This room contained the wall painting of Hercules & Auge.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. 1142.

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. p.123

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, 1840, of painting of Hercules and Auge, which gave the house its name.
When found, it was in a bad condition.
According to the note below the drawing, it was from a cubiculum found in the month of December 1839.
This room was on the west side of the peristyle. 
See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (1142). 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 812.
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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Giuseppe Abbate, 1840, of painting of Hercules and Auge, which gave the house its name.

When found, it was in a bad condition.

According to the note below the drawing, it was from a cubiculum found in the month of December 1839.

This room was on the west side of the peristyle.

See Helbig, W., 1868. Wandgemälde der vom Vesuv verschütteten Städte Campaniens. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, (1142).

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 812.

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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. 1840. Drawing by Zahn of painting of Hercules and Iole. 
According to Zahn, this was provenanced from a small chamber at the rear of the Casa del Cignale, whereas according to the note on the Abbate drawing (above) it was found in this house (VIII.3.4), on the west side of the peristyle, and gave the house its name.
See Zahn, W., 1842-44. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer, taf. 28.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. 1840. Drawing by Zahn of painting of Hercules and Iole.

According to Zahn, this was provenanced from a small chamber at the rear of the Casa del Cignale, whereas according to the note on the Abbate drawing (above) it was found in this house (VIII.3.4), on the west side of the peristyle, and gave the house its name.

See Zahn, W., 1842-44. Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herkulanum und Stabiae: II. Berlin: Reimer, taf. 28.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 16.  Remains of Wall Painting.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 16, remains of a wall painting.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 16. Oecus. South wall and south west corner.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 16, south wall of oecus, and south-west corner.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 16, south-west corner of oecus.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 16, south-west corner of oecus.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 17. Room containing stairs to upper floor.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 17, room containing stairs to upper floor.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 17. Room containing stairs to upper floor.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 17, remains of stairs to upper floor.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 17.  Cupboard.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 17, cupboard?

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18.  Rear garden area.  Looking West.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area. Looking west.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, west wall, with remains of previous buildings, probably pulled down after the earthquake.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, west wall, with remains of previous buildings, probably pulled down after the earthquake.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 18.  Rear garden area. Two small niches in the ancient West wall.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area. Two small niches in the ancient west wall.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area. South-west corner, and niche in west wall.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area. South-west corner, and niche in west wall.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, niche in west wall of rear garden area.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, niche in west wall of rear garden area. 

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009. Room 18.  Rear garden area.  Looking south.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area, looking south.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south-east corner of rear garden area.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, south-east corner of rear garden area. 

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii.  March 2009.   Room 18.  Rear garden area.  Looking East.

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area, looking east.

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area.  Looking north from south-east corner. According to Jashemski, at the back of the above garden there was an entrance to an area, which had been cleared of old construction and put under cultivation.
See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.210)

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 18, rear garden area. Looking north from south-east corner.

According to Jashemski, at the back of the above garden there was an entrance to an area, which had been cleared of old construction and put under cultivation.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.210)

 

VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, 1860, of three figures probably found in the same unknown room, if not from the same wall.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 814.
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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, 1860, of three figures probably found in the same unknown room, if not from the same wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 814.

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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, 1860, of three more figures probably found in the same unknown room, if not from the same wall.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 813.
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VIII.3.4 Pompeii. Drawing by Nicola La Volpe, 1860, of three more figures probably found in the same unknown room, if not from the same wall.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number ADS 813.

Photo © ICCD. https://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it

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