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Ercolano, Villa dei Papiri or Villa dei Pisoni or Villa Ercolanese.

Herculaneum, Villa of the Papyri.

Plans of villa and complex.

The whole complex.

Ercolano Complesso della Villa dei Papiri or Herculaneum Villa of the Papyri complex. Plan.

Click on the plan or the links below to go to the pictures for that area.

1:  Villa dei Papiri atrium level (the only part in the open air)   Atrium

2:  Villa dei Papiri Lower level 1   Lower level

3:  Villa dei Papiri Lower level 2   Lower level

4:  Collapsed monumental structure with pool   Monumental structure

5:  South-west baths and terraces   Baths

6:  Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs    Dionysiac Reliefs

7:  Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs - Seaside pavilion    Seaside pavilion

Reconstructions of the villa    Reconstructions

Virtual model   Model

The Getty Villa and the Jashemski visit of 1982    Getty Villa

Frescoes found in the villa   Frescoes

Bronze and Marble sculptures found in the villa    Sculptures

 

Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs

Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs. Plan of villa and edge of portico of adjacent baths.

The house is shown on the left and the seaside pavilion on the right.

The room numbers are those used on herculaneuminpictures but may differ from those found elsewhere.

See Guidobaldi, M.P. and Esposito D., 2013. Herculaneum: Art of a Buried City. New York: Abbeville Press, p. 151, fig. 123.

Click on the plan or the inks below to see photos.

Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs   Dionysiac Reliefs

Casa dei rilievi dionisiaci or House of the Dionysiac Reliefs - Seaside pavilion   Seaside pavilion

 

Ercolano Villa dei Papiri or Herculaneum Villa of the Papyri, excavated and unexcavated areas.

Ercolano Villa dei Papiri or Herculaneum Villa of the Papyri. Plan of villa showing the only area in the open air (D) and the other uncovered areas explored by tunnels.

A:  Arcaded courtyard

B:  Housing quarter with the deposit of the papyri (h) and the baths

C:  Square peristyle organised like a classical Greek gymnasium

D:  Atrium with portico on three sides and a view of the sea

E:  Tablinum

F:  Grand rectangular peristyle with garden with long pool

G:  Rooms beyond the square peristyle

h:  Location of papyri found on shelves

See Pesando F. and Guidobaldi M. P., 2006. Pompeii, Oplontis Ercolano et Stabiae. Roma: Laterzi, pp. 394-5.

 

Weber's 1758 plan of the Villa dei Papiri.

This plan was produced by Karl Weber in 1758 based on the excavations by tunnelling that had been carried out

1758 plan  This is a very large plan in real life, and a 5mb download on our site in order to show it in detail.

Once the plan is open you can click on it once to enlarge it further.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number s.n.