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Herculaneum V.18. Steps to upper floor, linked to V.17.

Excavated 1937-38.

 

Ins. V 18, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway.

V.18, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway.

 

Ins. V 18, Herculaneum, September 2015. Staircase to upper floor.

V.18, Herculaneum, September 2015. Staircase to upper floor.

 

V 18, Herculaneum, May 2010. Small doorway giving access to stairs to upper floor, and V 17, centre, and V.16, on right.

V.18, Herculaneum, May 2010.

Small doorway giving access to stairs to upper floor, and V 17, centre, and V.16, on right. 

 

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V.18 and V.17, Herculaneum. May 2010. 18 was the doorway for steps to access the upper floor.

V.17 was a shop with a rear room.

 

V.17, Herculaneum, 1978. Painting of cupids intent on decorating a tripod, found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.   
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J78f0501
According to Esposito, this painting was found in the centre of the north wall in area 18.  See Esposito, D. (2014). La pitture di Ercolano. Rome, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, (tav.74) in Studi della Soprintendenza archeologica di Pompei, no.33.
According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, painted plaster was found on 21st December 1937 in an upper room.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 149336.  21 dic 1937 Ercolano.  Piano superiore, intonaco dipinto: “abaco di intonaco incassato nella cornice di legno originaria (carbonizzata) nel quale sono degli eroti che giocano col tripode apollineo”. (NAP 149336).  See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli.   Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.232)

V.18/17, Herculaneum, 1978. Painting of cupids intent on decorating a tripod, found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.  

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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According to Esposito, this painting was found in the centre of the north wall in area 18.

See Esposito, D. (2014). La pitture di Ercolano. Rome, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, (tav.74) in Studi della Soprintendenza archeologica di Pompei, no.33.

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, painted plaster was found on 21st December 1937 in an upper room.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 149336.

21 dic 1937 Ercolano.

Piano superiore, intonaco dipinto: “abaco di intonaco incassato nella cornice di legno originaria (carbonizzata) nel quale sono degli eroti che giocano col tripode apollineo”. (NAP 149336).

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.232).

 

V.17, Herculaneum, 1968. Painting found in the centre of the north wall of an upper room. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J68f1843
According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, -
“This picture, inserted into a wooden frame, was a rare example of picturae excisae ….inclusae in ligneis formis, (Vitruvio, II.8) created by shops and then incorporated into specialized frescoed walls.”
See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.355)
See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.48).

V.18/17, Herculaneum, 1968. Painting found in the centre of the north wall of an upper room.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, -

“This picture, inserted into a wooden frame, was a rare example of picturae excisae ….inclusae in ligneis formis, (Vitruvio, II.8) created by shops and then incorporated into specialized frescoed walls.”

See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.355)

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.48).

 

V,18 and V.17, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south to upper floor room. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.18 and V.17, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south to upper floor room. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins.V 18, May 2006. Upper floor with lararium on wall at top of stairs.

V.18/17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Upper floor with lararium on wall at top of stairs.

 

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Insula V, northern end, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking west along Ins V. on Decumanus Maximus.

 

V.18 Herculaneum, on left. May 2001. Looking west along north end of insula. Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

V.18 Herculaneum, on left. May 2001. Looking west along north end of insula. Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

 

Ins. V, north side. 1955. Looking west along Ins V. on Decumanus Maximus, Wilhelmina is just going into V.15, the House of the Bicentenary. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details. J55f0472.

Insula V, north side. 1955.

Looking west along Ins V. on Decumanus Maximus, Wilhelmina is just going into V.15, the House of the Bicentenary.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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