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Herculaneum III.11. Casa del Tramezzo di Legno or House of the Wooden Screen.

Excavated between 1928-29.

 

Quick Outline

This page has been created to give a quick appreciation of the main rooms and areas of the House of the Wooden Screen without the need to navigate the many detailed pages of photographs.   

 

Detail

If you are interested to see the house in more detail, the rooms are shown in much greater detail in the subsequent parts.

 

Detailed photos      Plan  

 

According to Maiuri, this house with its front façade preserved up to the second storey, and the portal, windows and small lights which break it at various heights, offers one of the most complete examples of a private house façade at either Pompeii or Herculaneum. This clearly patrician house originally extended across the entire insula, but later some of the rooms were detached and became humble dwellings and shops for artisan workers.

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guidebooks to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.32-34).

 

 

Ins. III.11, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway.

III.11 Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway.

 

Ins. III.12, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking west along entrance corridor.

III.11 Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking west along entrance corridor 1 towards atrium.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking east across impluvium in atrium towards entrance doorway.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking east across impluvium in atrium towards entrance doorway.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Upper east wall above entrance doorway.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Upper east wall of atrium above entrance doorway.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2012. Room 6, looking towards doorways to room 4, room 5 and room 7 in south wall of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2012.

Room 6, south wall of atrium, looking towards doorways to room 4, room 5 and room 7. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Doorway to room 4, on south side of atrium in south-east corner.

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Doorway to room 4, a cubiculum on south side of atrium in south-east corner.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2020. Room 4, looking through doorway towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2020. Room 4, looking through doorway towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

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III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 5, doorway to cubiculum on south side of atrium.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 5, looking south from doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 5, looking south from doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 7, the ala on south side of atrium. Looking south-west. 
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III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 7, the ala on south side of atrium. Looking south-west.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2020. Room 7, looking south into ala on south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2020. Room 7, looking south into ala on south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, May 2005. Room 6, looking south-west across atrium, from upper floor.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

III.11 Herculaneum, May 2005. Room 6, looking south-west across atrium, from upper floor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 6, atrium, looking south-west to ceiling and compluvium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

III.11 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 6, atrium, looking south-west to ceiling and compluvium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Doorway to room 8, in south-west corner of atrium, with wooden screen/partition, on right.

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2010. Doorway to room 8, in south-west corner of atrium, with wooden screen/partition, on right.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 8, looking towards south-east corner and south wall.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 8, looking towards south-east corner and south wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 8, looking towards south wall and south-west corner.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 8, looking towards south wall and south-west corner.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 8, looking towards north-west corner and doorway to portico.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 8, looking towards north-west corner and doorway to portico. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 8, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 8, north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking west in atrium towards wooden shutters into tablinum.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

III.11 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking west in atrium towards wooden shutters into tablinum, room 9.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, looking across tablinum to the south wall.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014.

Room 9, looking across tablinum to the south wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. September 2019. Room 9, tablinum mosaic flooring.  Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

III.11 Herculaneum. September 2019. Room 9, tablinum mosaic flooring.  Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. April 2011. Room 9, west wall with opening to portico and garden peristyle area. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

III.11 Herculaneum. April 2011. Room 9, west wall with opening to portico and garden peristyle area. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2012. Room 9, north wall of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2012. Room 9, north wall of tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking south from doorway at III.8 across portico towards doorway from room 8.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Looking south from doorway at III.8 across portico towards doorway from room 8, with tablinum 9, on left. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11/8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking south-west across peristyle garden towards doorways to room 14 to room 17.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Looking south-west across peristyle garden 11 towards doorways to room 14 to room 17. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. September 2019. Looking south-east from north portico towards doorway to tablinum 9, and room 8.   
On the right, is the rear of III.14. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

III.11 Herculaneum. September 2019. Looking south-east from north portico towards doorway to tablinum 9, and room 8.  

On the right, is the rear of III.13/14. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, 1964. 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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III.11 Herculaneum, 1964. Garden painting from south wall. 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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III.11 Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail from south wall of garden peristyle. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

III.11 Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail from south wall of garden peristyle. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 6, the atrium, upper north wall and compluvium in modern roof.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017,

Room 6, the atrium, upper north wall and compluvium in modern roof. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 6, looking across atrium to north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, June 2017, Room 6, looking across atrium to north wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum. June 2011. Room 6, looking towards north-east corner of atrium.
The doorway to room 2 is on the left, next to the entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

III.11 Herculaneum. June 2011. Room 6, looking towards north-east corner of atrium.

The doorway to room 2 is on the left, next to the entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014.Room 2, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 2, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2020. Room 2, looking towards north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese

III.11 Herculaneum, October 2020.

Room 2, looking towards north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

 

 

 

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