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Herculaneum Ins. Or. II.16. Shop. Excavated 1936-37.

 

According to Maiuri, no.16 was a workshop of an artisan. Preserved in number 16 was one of the wooden folds of the back-room.

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

 

Guidobaldi wrote that this was a workshop with a rear-room made from a previous entrance to the loggia of the crypto-porticus of the Palaestra.

See Guidobaldi, M.P, 2009: Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Naples, Electa Napoli, (p.49).

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking north to entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Threshold of entrance doorway.

 

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Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking east to entrance doorway, on right. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. II.16, on right, Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking east to entrance doorways, and with Ins.Or.II.17, on left.   Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. II.16, on right, Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking east to entrance doorways, and with Ins.Or.II.17, on left.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east across workshop.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. North wall of workshop, and upper floors of Palaestra, at rear.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Masonry structure against the north wall.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Glass display recess or doorway inserted in north-east corner. Originally this recess would have contained items of glass, bronze and ceramics.
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.276, Scheda 52).

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Glass display recess or doorway inserted in north-east corner.

Originally this recess would have contained items of glass, bronze and ceramics.

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.276, Scheda 52).

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. South wall.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east towards upper floors.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Doorway in east wall of workshop.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.16, Herculaneum. September 2015. Decorative painted wall in rear-room.