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Herculaneum IV.4. Casa dell’Alcova or House of the Alcove.

 

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IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Doorway to large vestibule 17, looking south from courtyard 3.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Doorway to large vestibule 17 with two marble steps down, looking south from courtyard 3.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 17, flooring to large vestibule consisting of black mosaic and inserted with diamonds of coloured marble.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 17, flooring to large vestibule consisting of black mosaic and inserted with diamonds of coloured marble.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 17, flooring to large vestibule consisting of black mosaic and inserted with diamonds of coloured marble. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Room 17, flooring to large vestibule consisting of black mosaic and inserted with diamonds of coloured marble.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Vestibule 17, west wall with doorways to rooms 19, on left, and 18.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Vestibule 17, west wall with doorways to rooms 19, on left, and 18.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012. Vestibule 17, looking towards west wall with doorways to rooms 19, on left, and 18. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012. Vestibule 17, looking towards west wall with doorways to rooms 19, on left, and 18.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, threshold of doorway to services room.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, threshold of doorway to services room.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, north wall.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, north wall.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. June 2005. Room 18, north wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IV.4 Herculaneum. June 2005. Room 18, north wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. 
Room 18, looking towards west wall with two windows with iron gratings to protect the windows.
In the south and north walls are support beams for an upper floor. 
At the top of the west wall are the holes for the support beams for another upper floor.
In the middle of the room is a white marble circular table.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 18, looking towards west wall with two windows with iron gratings to protect the windows.

In the south and north walls are support beams for an upper floor.

At the top of the west wall are the holes for the support beams for another upper floor.

In the middle of the room is a white marble circular table.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 18, detail of windows with iron gratings in west wall.
Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 18, detail of windows with iron gratings in west wall.

Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

IV.4, Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 18, looking west to circular table. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King.  Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

IV.4, Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 18, looking west to circular table. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King.

Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 18, white marble circular table.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 18, white marble circular table.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. June 2005. Looking towards south wall, south-west corner and west wall with windows
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IV.4 Herculaneum. June 2005. Looking towards upper south wall, south-west corner and west wall with windows

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, south wall with doorway to room 19.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, south wall with doorway to room 19.

Note the holes for the support beams for an upper floor.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 18, doorway in south wall to room 19, an elegant biclinium, a dining room with two couches.  .

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 18, doorway in south wall to room 19, an elegant biclinium, a dining room with two couches. 

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, threshold of doorway to biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, threshold of doorway to biclinium.

 

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IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, threshold of doorway to biclinium.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, flooring. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, east wall above doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, east wall above doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south-east corner of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south-east corner of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, south wall of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper centre of south wall of biclinium.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper centre of south wall of biclinium.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper south wall of biclinium.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper south wall of biclinium.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper west end of south wall of biclinium.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, detail from upper west end of south wall of biclinium.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. Room 19, looking towards south wall of biclinium, south-west corner and window in west wall.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017.

Room 19, looking towards south wall of biclinium, south-west corner and window in west wall.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, west wall of biclinium with two windows.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, looking towards west wall of biclinium with two windows.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, west wall of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, west wall of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2011. Room 19, west wall of biclinium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2011. Room 19, west wall of biclinium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006.  Room 19, two windows in west wall, with iron gratings and part of the wooden frame of the window.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. 

Room 19, two windows in west wall, with iron gratings and part of the wooden frame of the window.

 

IV.4, Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, detail of window at north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

IV.4, Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, detail of window at north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King.

Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, detail of painting between two windows from west wall of biclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, detail of painting between two windows on west wall of biclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. 
Room 19, detail of central paintings between the two windows on west wall of biclinium.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017.

Room 19, detail of central paintings between the two windows on west wall of biclinium.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4, Herculaneum, September 2017. 
Room 19, detail of painted decoration from north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4, Herculaneum, September 2017.

Room 19, detail of painted decoration from north end of west wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, north wall and doorway to room 18.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, north wall and doorway to room 18.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, north wall and doorway to room 18.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, north wall and doorway to room 18.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, detail of north wall and doorway to room 18.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017. 
Room 19, detail of painted decoration on upper centre of north wall.
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2017.

Room 19, detail of painted decoration on upper centre of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking west across biclinium, with the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couches, still partly buried in the volcanic debris/mud. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012.

Looking west across biclinium, with the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couches, still partly buried in the volcanic debris/mud.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, looking towards north-west corner, and remains of two-sided carbonised couch.
Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, looking towards north-west corner, and remains of two-sided carbonised couch.

Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch.   Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

IV.4 Herculaneum, April 2018. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch.   

Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch, still partly buried in the volcanic debris/mud.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch, still partly buried in the volcanic debris/mud.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch.  

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided wooden couch.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006.

Room 19, looking west towards the remains of the two-sided carbonised wooden couch.   

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, upper east wall on north side of doorway. 
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 19, upper east wall on north side of doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, east wall, looking north towards room 18.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 19, east wall, looking north towards room 18.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 17, vestibule, looking east towards doorways to large triclinium 20, and corridor 21.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 17, vestibule, looking east towards doorways to large triclinium 20, and corridor 21.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.  Doorway to room 20 a large triclinium, in north-east corner of vestibule 17.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.  Doorway to room 20 a large triclinium, in north-east corner of vestibule 17.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking north across vestibule, room 17. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking north across vestibule, room 17. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, looking east across triclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, looking east across triclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, threshold to doorway of triclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, threshold to doorway of triclinium.

 

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IV.4 Herculaneum. October 2012.

Room 20, looking east across threshold to doorway of triclinium, with remains of flooring.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, north wall of triclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, north wall of triclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, east wall of triclinium.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, east wall of triclinium.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015.

Room 20, flooring of triclinium in opus sectile, which was partly removed by the Bourbon excavators.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 20, triclinium flooring in opus sectile, which was partly removed by the Bourbon excavators.

IV.4 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 20, triclinium flooring.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, detail of opus sectile flooring.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, detail of opus sectile flooring.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, detail of opus sectile flooring.

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, detail of opus sectile flooring.

 

IV.4 Herculaneum. September 2015. Room 20, south wall with doorway to corridor 21.

 

 

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