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

 

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III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Atrium 9, looking north-west across impluvium set into floor of cocciopesto.

III.16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Atrium 9, looking north-west across impluvium set into floor of cocciopesto.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tufa impluvium in atrium 9.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Tufa impluvium in atrium 9.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006.  Room 9, impluvium.

III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006.  Room 9, impluvium in atrium.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. North wall of atrium 9, with doorway to room 3, on right.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. North wall of atrium 9, with doorway to room 3, on right.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. North wall of atrium 9. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. North wall of atrium 9. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Atrium, room 9, north wall.

III.16, Herculaneum, May 2006. Atrium, room 9, north wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, east wall of atrium, with doorway to room 3 in north-east corner, on left.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, east wall of atrium, with doorway to room 3 in north-east corner, on left.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, doorway in north-east corner of atrium leading to room 3.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, doorway in north-east corner of atrium leading to room 3.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, north wall, with modern scratchings.
This room in this house must surely be the most relevant according to a graffito found in the Basilica at Pompeii –  CIL IV 1904 - “O walls, you have held up so much tedious graffiti that I am amazed that you have not already collapsed in ruin”.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, north wall, with modern scratchings.

This room in this house must surely be the most relevant according to a graffito found in the Basilica at Pompeii –

CIL IV 1904 - “O walls, you have held up so much tedious graffiti that I am amazed that you have not already collapsed in ruin”.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Detail of painted plaster on north wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, detail of painted plaster on north wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, south-east corner, with window in east wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, south-east corner, with window in east wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, east wall and south-east corner.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, east wall and south-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, detail of painted plaster from east wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, detail of painted plaster from east wall.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, south wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, south wall.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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III 16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, west wall with doorway to atrium.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Detail of painted panel on west wall.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Detail of painted panel on west wall.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, floor.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room 3, floor.

 

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 3, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.16 Herculaneum, October 2014. Modern ceiling, with compluvium above atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.16 Herculaneum, October 2014. Modern ceiling, with compluvium above atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. East wall of atrium 9,with doorways to room 3, on left, entrance corridor in centre, and room 2, on right.

III 16, Herculaneum, September 2015.

East wall of atrium 9, with doorways to room 3, on left, entrance corridor in centre, and room 2, on right.

 

 

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