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Herculaneum III.16. Casa dell’ Erma di Bronzo, or House of the Bronze Herm.

 

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Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, looking east into tablinum, from atrium.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, looking west into tablinum, from atrium.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, looking west into tablinum, from atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, looking west into tablinum, from atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, south wall of tablinum.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, south wall of tablinum.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, looking towards south wall of tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, looking towards south wall of tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, west wall of tablinum, with window into room 7, a light-yard.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, west wall of tablinum, with window into room 7, a light-yard.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tablinum room 4, looking west into room 7.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tablinum room 4, looking west into room 7.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Room 4, north wall of tablinum, and doorway into room 5.

III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Room 4, north wall of tablinum, and doorway into room 5.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tablinum 4, north wall.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tablinum 4, north wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Tablinum 4, looking towards north wall.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Tablinum 4, looking towards north wall.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, north wall of tablinum.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, north wall of tablinum.

 

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III 16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Room 4, north wall of tablinum.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, vaulted ceiling of tablinum.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, vaulted ceiling of tablinum.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, ceiling of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, ceiling of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 4, floor of tablinum showing the chips of marble inserted into the flooring.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Room 4, floor of tablinum showing the chips of marble inserted into the flooring.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, floor of tablinum showing the chips of marble inserted into the flooring.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, floor of tablinum showing the chips of marble inserted into the flooring.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tablinum 4, remains of doorway threshold, between atrium, on left, and tablinum.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Tablinum 4, remains of doorway threshold, between atrium, on left, and tablinum.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, looking south through tablinum window towards doorway and window to corridor 6.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Room 7, looking south through tablinum window towards doorway and window to corridor 6.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, doorway leading to corridor 6.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, doorway leading to corridor 6.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, west wall.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, west wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, north wall and north-east corner.
According to Guidobaldi and Pesando, this room at the rear of the tablinum may have originally been used as an internal courtyard to give light and air. It was then transformed into a living room, the wall decoration was preserved on the zoccolo with a red background and with the remains of some of the middle zone in blue.
See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.327)

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 7, north wall and north-east corner.

According to Guidobaldi and Pesando, this room at the rear of the tablinum may have originally been used as an internal courtyard to give light and air.

It was then transformed into a living room, the wall decoration was preserved on the zoccolo with a red background and with the remains of some of the middle zone in blue.

See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.327)

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 9, north-west corner of atrium with doorway to room 5.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Room 9, north-west corner of atrium with doorway to room 5.

 

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking west. In this room was the well which guaranteed the water supply of the dwelling, without a cistern below the impluvium.  At the rear, was the outline of the stairs for access to the rooms of the upper floor.
See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.328)

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking west.

In this room was the well which guaranteed the water supply of the dwelling, without a cistern below the impluvium.

At the rear, was the outline of the stairs for access to the rooms of the upper floor.

See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.328)

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 4, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, north wall, looking west.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, near north wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, near north wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west to upper wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west to upper wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking west to steps.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking west to steps.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west to steps. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, looking west to steps. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015.Room 5, steps to upper floor.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, steps to upper floor.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, south wall, looking east from west end. 
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, south wall, looking east from west end.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, south wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, south wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking east towards doorway to atrium.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, looking east towards doorway to atrium.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, well/basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, well/basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 5, well/basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, well/basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Room 5, basin/vat.

III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Room 5, well/basin/vat.

 

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III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 5, basin/vat in south-east corner near doorway.

 

 

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