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Herculaneum V.29. Steps.

 

According to Wallace-Hadrill, at number 29 there were stairs up from the street. These probably led to united apartment above numbers 26-28, implying single ownership of this block of units.

See Wallace-Hadrill, A., 1994. Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum. New Jersey: Princeton U.P. (p.204).

 

V.27, on left, and V.26, on right, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west on Cardo V. Superiore. These entrance doorways would have been sheltered under a portico, but only a small portion of the columns remain preserved in the pavement. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.29, on left, V.28, left of centre, and V.27 on right, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west on Cardo V. Superiore.

These entrance doorways would have been sheltered under a portico, but only a small portion of the columns remain preserved in the pavement.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.