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Herculaneum V.11. Casa dell’ Apollo Citaredo or House of Apollo the Lyre-player, linked to V.12.

Excavated 1932-34.

 

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V.11, Herculaneum, on right. October 2014. Looking south on decumanus Maximus to entrances at V.13, left, and V.12, centre.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.11, Herculaneum, on right. October 2014. Looking south on decumanus Maximus to entrances at V.13, left, and V.12, centre.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 12 doorway on left, and V.11, House of Apollo the Lyre-Player, on right. October 2014. Looking south to entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V 12 doorway on left, and V.11, House of Apollo the Lyre-Player, on right. October 2014.

Looking south to entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

The shop at V.12 was converted from a room in the house at V.11.

 

V 12 doorway on left, V.11, House of Apollo the Lyre-Player, in centre, and V.10, on right. October 2012.  Looking south to entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V 12 doorway on left, V.11, House of Apollo the Lyre-Player, in centre, and V.10, on right. October 2012.

Looking south to entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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V 12 doorway on left, V.11, House of Apollo the Lyre-Player, in centre, Herculaneum.

May 2010. Looking south to entrance doorway.

 

Ins. V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards entrance doorway on Decumanus Maximus.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards entrance doorway on Decumanus Maximus.

 

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V. 11, Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south to entrance doorway.

 

Ins. V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south from entrance doorway.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south from entrance doorway.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on east side of entrance corridor.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on east side of entrance corridor.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on upper east wall of entrance corridor.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on upper east wall of entrance corridor.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on west side of entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on west side of entrance corridor.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on upper west wall of entrance corridor.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted decoration on upper west wall of entrance corridor.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.11 Herculaneum, August 2013. Looking south along entrance corridor towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.11 Herculaneum, August 2013. Looking south along entrance corridor towards atrium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Ins. V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south along entrance corridor towards atrium.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south along entrance corridor towards atrium.

 

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V. 11, Herculaneum, May 2010. Looking south along entrance corridor into atrium.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Impluvium in atrium.

V.11 Herculaneum, September 2015. Impluvium in atrium.

 

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V,11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south along entrance corridor across atrium towards tablinum.

 

V. 11. Herculaneum, July 2015. Atrium and impluvium, seen from doorway in rear wall of V.12, looking towards tablinum.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V. 11. Herculaneum, July 2015. Atrium and impluvium, seen from doorway in rear wall of V.12, looking towards tablinum.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V. 11. Herculaneum, May 2010. Atrium and impluvium, seen from doorway in rear wall of V.12. Looking towards the south-west corner of the tablinum. The central wall painting on the south wall is Apollo Citaredo. The central wall painting on the west wall is Endimione and Selene. The wall painting from the east wall was destroyed later by the addition of a doorway in the centre of the wall.

V. 11. Herculaneum, May 2010. Atrium and impluvium, seen from doorway in rear wall of V.12.

Looking towards the south-west corner of the tablinum.

The central wall painting on the south wall was Apollo Citaredo.

The central wall painting on the west wall was Endimione and Selene.

The wall painting from the east wall was destroyed later by the addition of a doorway in the centre of the wall.

 

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V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. East end of atrium, seen from doorway in rear wall of V.12.

 

V. 11 Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking south across atrium towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V. 11 Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking south across atrium towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south from doorway across atrium towards tablinum.

 

V. 11 Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V. 11 Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V. 11 Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking south towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V. 11 Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking south towards tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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V.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south towards tablinum central wall painting.

This painting showed Apollo playing a zither and crowned with laurel; a nymph, and on one side, a cupid supports the god’s heavy quiver.

 

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V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Remains of painted decoration on south wall of tablinum.

 

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V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Remains of painted decoration on south wall of tablinum.

 

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south to wall decorations of room on west side of atrium, photo taken from V.10.

V.11, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Looking south to wall decorations of room on west side of atrium, photo taken from V.10.

 

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V. 11, Herculaneum. May 2010. First room on west side of atrium, south wall.

Seen over wall from Bar at V.10, on north-west corner of insula.

 

V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. First room on west side of atrium, south wall. Seen over wall from shop at V.10, on north-west corner of insula.

V. 11 Herculaneum. May 2010. First room on west side of atrium, south wall.

Seen over wall from shop at V.10, on north-west corner of insula.

 

 

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