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Herculaneum V.12, room converted to a shop, and linked to house at V.11.

Excavated 1932-34.

 

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south to entrance doorway.

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south to entrance doorway.

 

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V 12 Herculaneum. May 2010. Entrance doorway.

 

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards east wall.

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards east wall.

 

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner from entrance doorway.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner from entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner from entrance doorway.

V 12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner from entrance doorway.

 

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V 12 Herculaneum, May 2010. Looking towards south-east corner.

 

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V 12, Herculaneum, May 2010. Looking towards south wall and doorway linking to atrium of V 11.

 

V.12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south along west wall.

V.12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south along west wall with carbonized remains of shelving unit.

 

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V 12 Herculaneum. May 2010. South-west corner with doorway to atrium of V.11.

 

V.12, Herculaneum, September 2015. West wall of shop. According to Maiuri, leaning against the west wall was a simple wooden cupboard with horizontal boards.
See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.46).

V.12, Herculaneum, September 2015. West wall of shop with cupboard/shelves of carbonized wood.

According to Maiuri, found leaning against the west wall was a simple wooden cupboard with horizontal boards.

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.46).

The contents of the bottom shelf have been interpreted as being the carbonized plant remains of part of a broom of millet. (come parti di scope di saggina).

See Camardo, D, and Notomista, M, eds. (2017). Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologico di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della citta museo. Rome, L’Erma di Bretschneider, (p.226, Scheda 23)

 

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V, 12. Herculaneum, May 2010. Detail of carbonised plant remains on shelf.

 

V.12 Herculaneum, on right. May 2001. Looking east along north end of insula. Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

V.12 Herculaneum, on right. May 2001. Looking east along north end of insula. Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.