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Herculaneum Ins. Or. II.7. Doorway to upper floors.

 

Maiuri wrote that this was a doorway and staircase leading to the upper floors of a large building divided into apartments, a real main entrance to the modern type of house such as to be found at Ostia.

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.57).

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking north-east towards entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking north-east towards entrance doorways.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east through entrance doorway.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east through entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Entrance doorway and façade with two upper floors.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Entrance doorway and façade with two upper floors.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east from entrance doorway.  Two doorways into rooms on the first floor can be seen in the centre of the photo.  The “modern addition” would be the position of the floor of the rooms on the second floor.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east from entrance doorway.

Two doorways into rooms on the first floor can be seen in the centre of the photo.

The “modern addition” would be the position of the floor of the rooms on the second floor.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. North wall of staircase.
Behind this sloping darker wall is the room on the south side of the mill-room of II.8.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. North wall of staircase.

Behind this sloping darker wall is the room on the south side of the mill-room of II.8.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east along corridor to rear rooms.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east along corridor to rear rooms.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Site of staircase to upper floors.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Site of staircase to upper floors.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.8, Herculaneum. September 2015.  Small doorway in south wall leading to a room on the north side of the stairs at II.7. Above this is a doorway which would have been situated on the mezzanine level.

Ins. Orientalis II.8, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Small doorway in south wall leading to a room on the north side of the stairs at II.7.

Above this is a doorway which would have been situated on the mezzanine level.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.8, Herculaneum. September 2015.  Looking east from doorway in II.8, into a room on the north side of II.7.

Ins. Orientalis II.8, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Looking east from doorway in II.8, into a room on the north side of II.7.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Floor of room on the north side of II.7.

Ins. Orientalis II.7, Herculaneum. September 2015. Floor of room on the north side of II.7.