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Herculaneum Ins. Orientalis I.2. Casa del Rilievo di Telefo or House of the Relief of Telephus.

 

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Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking south across atrium, from near corridor leading from rear garden towards the south-east corner (with wheelbarrow).
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013.

Looking south across atrium, from near corridor leading from rear garden towards the south-east corner (with wheelbarrow).

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Doorway to cubiculum in south-east corner of atrium, looking east.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015.

Doorway to cubiculum in south-east corner of atrium, looking east.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards east wall in cubiculum.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards east wall in cubiculum.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South wall of cubiculum.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South wall of cubiculum.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Ala on south side of atrium, looking south.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Ala on south side of atrium, looking south.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted figure from upper south wall of ala.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Painted figure from upper south wall of ala.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Painted figure from upper south wall of ala.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Painted figure from upper south wall of ala.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. East wall of ala.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. East wall of ala.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. West wall of ala.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. West wall of ala.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South side of atrium with south ala, on left.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South side of atrium with south ala, on left.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South side of atrium.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South side of atrium.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. South side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. South side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South wall of atrium.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South wall of atrium.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Plaster cast of the relief showing the myth of Telephus, son of Hercules. However, this copy of the original now in Naples Archaeological Museum, was not found in this location, but in one of the rear rooms.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Plaster cast of the relief showing the myth of Telephus, son of Hercules.

However, this copy of the original now in Naples Archaeological Museum, was not found in this location, but in one of the rear rooms.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum. Marble relief of Achilles and Telephus. 
The relief depicts two key moments during Achilles’ journey to Troy: his consultation with the Delphic Oracle and his meeting with Telephus. 
The relief, which preserves traces of polychrome paint, belonged to the decoration of a small antechamber of a triclinium, in the wall of which it was inserted.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 286787.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum. Marble relief of Achilles and Telephus.

The relief depicts two key moments during Achilles’ journey to Troy: his consultation with the Delphic Oracle and his meeting with Telephus.

The relief, which preserves traces of polychrome paint, belonged to the decoration of a small antechamber of a triclinium, in the wall of which it was inserted.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 286787.   

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Plaster cast of the relief showing the myth of Telephus, son of Hercules. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Plaster cast of the relief showing the myth of Telephus, son of Hercules.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Detail from plaster cast, showing Achilles consulting the Oracle. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Detail from plaster cast, showing Achilles consulting the Oracle of Delphi.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Detail from plaster cast showing Achilles healing Telephus. The myth was that Telephus could only be healed by the rust of Achilles’ spear, the spear which had wounded him. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Detail from plaster cast showing Achilles healing Telephus.

The myth was that Telephus could only be healed by the rust of Achilles’ spear, the spear which had wounded him.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

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Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. May 2006. Plaster cast of the relief showing the myth of Telephus, son of Hercules.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. May 2009. Looking west across south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. May 2009. Looking west across south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum, May 2006. Looking towards south side of atrium, with marble relief.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking south-east across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking south-east across atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking east across south side of atrium.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking east across south side of atrium.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South-west corner of the atrium.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. South-west corner of the atrium.

 

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room in south-west corner, looking west.

Ins. Orientalis I, 2, Herculaneum, September 2015. Room in south-west corner, looking west.

 

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking north-west towards entrance doorway.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Ins. Or.I.2, Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking north-west towards entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 

 

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking north from near Ins. Orientalis I, 2, on right.

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking north from near Ins. Orientalis I, 2, on right.

 

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, October 2001. Looking south along the Cardo V Inferiore with doorway to House of Telephus Relief (Ins.Or.I.2) on left. On the right is the doorway to the House of the Stags/Deers (IV.21). Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, October 2001.

Looking south along the Cardo V Inferiore with doorway to House of Telephus Relief (Ins.Or.I.2) on left.

On the right is the doorway to the House of the Stags/Deers (IV.21).

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

 

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