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Herculaneum South-east corner, Area sacra, angolo nord-ovest or Sacred Area terrace, north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum Entrance and views across terrace  Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus   Suburban Baths, atrium and surrounding rooms  Suburban Baths, Waiting room, Frigidarium and Tepidarium    Suburban Baths Caldarium   Sacred Area Terrace   Shrine of Venus   Temple of four Gods   Terrace north-west corner    Ancient shoreline, arched vaults or boatsheds

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, floor in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, floor in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, detail of floor in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, detail of floor in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, room in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, room in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking west in room in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking west in room in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, south wall of room in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, south wall of room in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, north wall in room in north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, north wall in room in north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, podium near north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, podium near north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, vaulted ceiling of room in north-west corner of terrace.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, vaulted ceiling of room in north-west corner of terrace.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking south along the west side, from the north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking south along the west side, from the north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking south in the north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking south in the north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of columns, at west end of terrace.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of columns, at west end of terrace.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking towards the south end of the west end of the terrace.

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Sacred Area terrace, looking towards the south end of the west end of the terrace.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking north-east from south end.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking north-east from south end.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east from north-west corner at area behind the shrine to the Four Gods.

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Sacred Area terrace, looking east from north-west corner at area behind the shrine to the Four Gods.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking south-east from north-west corner.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking south-east from north-west corner.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking south-east from north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking south-east from north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace,  steps to the shrine of the Four Gods.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking south towards steps to the shrine of the Four Gods.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking north towards steps to the shrine of the Four Gods. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking north towards steps to the shrine of the Four Gods.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east along the south side of the terrace.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east along the south side of the terrace.

 

Herculaneum, May 2006. Looking east towards the Sacred Area, with the terrace of the House of the Mosaic Atrium, above it.

Herculaneum, May 2006.

Looking east towards the Sacred Area, with the terrace of the House of the Mosaic Atrium, above it.

 

Herculaneum, 1964. Looking from the Sacred Area towards the House of the Stags.   
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. J64f1437

Herculaneum, 1964.

Looking east towards the shrine of Venus in the Sacred Area, and with the rear of the House of the Mosaic Atrium above.  

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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Herculaneum, 1961. Looking from the shrine of Venus in the Sacred Area towards the rear of the House of the Mosaic Atrium. 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. J61f0600

Herculaneum, 1961.

Looking from the shrine of Venus in the Sacred Area towards the rear of the House of the Mosaic Atrium.

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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Herculaneum, 1961. Looking east from the shrine of Venus, across the Sacred Area, with the terraces of the House of Mosaic Atrium, and House of the Stags, above it.
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. J61f0601

Herculaneum, 1961. Looking east from the shrine of Venus, across the Sacred Area, with the terraces of the House of Mosaic Atrium, and House of the Stags, above it.

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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Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east down on the beachfront.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east down onto the beachfront.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of a marble-clad altar, looking east.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of a marble-clad altar, looking east.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, remains of a marble-clad altar, looking west. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, remains of a marble-clad altar, looking west.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking west across floor of terrace towards remains of a marble-clad altar.

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Sacred Area terrace, looking west across floor of terrace towards remains of a marble-clad altar.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking north-west towards the front wall of the shrine of the Four Gods.

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Sacred Area terrace, looking north-west towards the front wall of the shrine of the Four Gods.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of an altar on the south side of the shrine of Venus.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, remains of an altar on the south side of the shrine of Venus.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, remains of an altar on the south side of the shrine of Venus. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, remains of an altar on the south side of the shrine of Venus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking north-east across terrace.

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking north-east across terrace.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking east across terrace. 
This area was originally a large garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking east across terrace.

This area was originally a large garden area. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking east across terrace.
The doorway, centre left, leading back to the Terrace of Nonius Balbus, and the one on the right into large room 7. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Herculaneum, August 2013. Sacred Area terrace, looking east across terrace.

The doorway, centre left, leading back to the terrace of Balbus, and the one on the right into large room 7.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Sacred Area terrace, looking east towards doorway to large room 7 which contained a large podium against the north wall and masonry benches against the west and east walls. The remains of many columns and pilasters can be seen laid on the terrace floor.  Originally this was a large rectangular garden area in which two labra were found.
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.284, Scheda 59).

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Sacred Area terrace, looking east towards doorway to large room 7 which contained a large podium against the north wall and masonry benches against the west and east walls. The remains of many columns and pilasters can be seen laid on the terrace floor.

Originally this was a large rectangular garden area in which two labra were found.

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.284, Scheda 59).

 

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Herculaneum, October 2014. Sacred Area terrace above boatsheds, looking north from access roadway.

The remains of many columns and pilasters can be seen laid on the terrace floor. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Herculaneum Entrance and views across terrace  Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus   Suburban Baths, atrium and surrounding rooms  Suburban Baths, Waiting room, Frigidarium and Tepidarium    Suburban Baths Caldarium   Sacred Area Terrace   Shrine of Venus   Temple of four Gods   Terrace north-west corner    Ancient shoreline, arched vaults or boatsheds