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Herculaneum IV.21. Casa dei Cervi or House of the Stags or Deer.

 

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IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards terrace and through to garden area.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2018. 
Cryptoporticus 29, looking south to doorway and threshold to garden terrace at south end, and junction with east end of Cryptoporticus 30.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2018.

Cryptoporticus 29, looking south to doorway and threshold to garden terrace at south end, and junction with east end of Cryptoporticus 30.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2018. Garden terrace at east end of terrace overlooking beachfront, looking south.
On the left would have been the doorway to room 22.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2018. Garden terrace at east end of terrace overlooking beachfront, looking south.

On the left would have been the doorway to room 22. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards garden area, with statuary. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north through pergola 18, towards garden area, with statuary.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards statues on west side of garden area.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards statues on west side of garden area.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards statues on east side of garden area.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

IV.21 Herculaneum, September 2016. Looking north towards statues on east side of garden area.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south between Ins. Or. I, 1 on left, and Ins.IV, 21 on right.

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking south between Ins. Or. I, 1 on left, and Ins. IV, 21 on right.

 

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, May 2006. Roadway leading to the gate to the beachfront.  Looking south between Ins. Or. I, 1 on left, and Ins. IV, 21 on right.

Cardo V Inferiore, Herculaneum, May 2006. Roadway leading to the gate to the beachfront.

Looking south between Ins. Or. I, 1 on left, and Ins. IV, 21 on right.

 

Herculaneum, September 2015. Ramp at south end of Cardo V, leading down to the Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus (Marco Nonio Balbo), the Suburban baths and the beachfront.

Herculaneum, September 2015.

Ramped passageway under the gate, at south end of Cardo V, leading down to the Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus (Marco Nonio Balbo), the Suburban baths, the Sacred Area and the beachfront.

 

Herculaneum, April 2008. Looking west across the area of the city walls, with IV.21 House of the Stags built above.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Herculaneum, April 2008. Looking west across the area of the city walls, with IV.21 House of the Stags built above.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Paintings found without a precise room area, in order of MANN inventory number

 

IV.21, Herculaneum.  A cock, on the right, is about to peck at two grapes, still attached to the vine-shoot. Possibly found  31st July 1748. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735.

IV.21, Herculaneum. A cock, on the right, is about to peck at two grapes, still attached to the vine-shoot.

Possibly found 31st July 1748. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. 1968. A cock, on the right, is about to peck at two grapes, still attached to the vine-shoot. Possibly found  31st July 1748. 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. J68f0789.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735.

IV.21, Herculaneum. 1968. A cock, on the right, is about to peck at two grapes, still attached to the vine-shoot.

Possibly found 31st July 1748. 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.

J68f0789

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2016. Detail from painting of the cock. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.  Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735.  Possibly found  31st July 1748.

IV.21, Herculaneum. May 2016. Detail from painting of the cock. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8735. Possibly found 31st July 1748.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. 1968. Wall painting, possibly found 31st July 1748, in ?Casa dei Cervi. 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.

J68f0783

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8749.

 

IV.21, Herculaneum. 1968. Wall painting, possibly found 31st July 1748, in ?Casa dei Cervi. 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.

J68f0784

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 8749.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum, found 22nd January 1746. Nilotic landscape, with ducks, and birds. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9729.

IV.21 Herculaneum, found 22nd January 1746. Nilotic landscape, with ducks, and birds.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9729.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum, painting found 22nd January 1746. Nilotic landscape, with ducks, and birds. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9729.
See Antichità di Ercolano: Tomo Primo: Le Pitture 1, 1757, 18, 97.

IV.21 Herculaneum, painting found 22nd January 1746. Nilotic landscape, with ducks, and birds.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 9729.

See Antichità di Ercolano: Tomo Primo: Le Pitture 1, 1757, 18, 97.

 

IV.21 Herculaneum. Panel with a Dionysiac procession. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 6726.
According to Pagano & Prisciandaro, this was found on 20th March 1749, and described as a beautiful bas-relief showing a dionysiac procession with three figures and a panther.
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.206).
See Real Museo Borbonici, VII, 24.

IV.21 Herculaneum. Panel with a Dionysiac procession.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum. Inventory number 6726.

According to Pagano & Prisciandaro, this was found on 20th March 1749, and described as a beautiful bas-relief showing a dionysiac procession with three figures and a panther.

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.206).

See Real Museo Borbonici, VII, 24.

 

The wide variety of floorings used in this house

 

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Herculaneum IV.21. Environment 18, opus sectile with rectangles arranged to overlap.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 18, opus sectile con rettangoli disposti a isodomo, in TESS – scheda 18419 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18419 ), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21. Environment 18, opus sectile with rectangles arranged to overlap.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 18, opus sectile con rettangoli disposti a isodomo, in TESS – scheda 18419 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18419 ), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21, room 10, white mosaic edged by bands in contrasting colour.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 10, tessellato bianco bordato da fasce in colore contrastante, in TESS – scheda 18407 ( http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18407 ), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21, room 10, white mosaic edged by bands in contrasting colour.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 10, tessellato bianco bordato da fasce in colore contrastante, in TESS – scheda 18407 ( http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18407 ), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 Room 6, opus sectile squares in the form of a chessboard.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 6, opus sectile a modulo quadrato a scacchiera, in TESS – scheda 18401 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18401), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 Room 6, opus sectile squares in the form of a chessboard.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 6, opus sectile a modulo quadrato a scacchiera, in TESS – scheda 18401 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18401), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 ambiente 8, clay-based cement with marble inserts.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 8, cementizio a base fittile con inserti marmorei, in TESS – scheda 18406 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18406), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 ambiente 8, clay-based cement with marble inserts.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), ambiente 8, cementizio a base fittile con inserti marmorei, in TESS – scheda 18406 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18406), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 atrio, clay based cement with mixed inserts.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), atrio, cementizio a base fittile con inserti misti, in TESS – scheda 18387 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18387), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 atrium, clay based cement with mixed inserts.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), atrio, cementizio a base fittile con inserti misti, in TESS – scheda 18387 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18387), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 criptoportico, overlapping rectangular tiles punctuated with marble sectile inserts between.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), criptoportico, tessellato con punteggiato di inserti marmorei e sectile a isodomo listellato, in TESS – scheda 18396 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18396), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 criptoportico, overlapping rectangular tiles punctuated with marble sectile inserts between.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), criptoportico, tessellato con punteggiato di inserti marmorei e sectile a isodomo listellato, in TESS – scheda 18396 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18396), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 cubicolo 10, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), cubicolo 10, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18408 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18408), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 cubiculum 10, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), cubicolo 10, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18408 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18408), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 diaeta 22, white mosaic with marble inserts.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), diaeta 22, tessellato bianco e con inserti marmorei, in TESS – scheda 18420 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18420), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 diaeta 22, white mosaic with marble inserts.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), diaeta 22, tessellato bianco e con inserti marmorei, in TESS – scheda 18420 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18420), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 diaeta 23, opus sectile with complex motifs.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), diaeta 23, opus sectile con motivi complessi, in TESS – scheda 18421 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18421), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 diaeta 23, opus sectile with complex motifs.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), diaeta 23, opus sectile con motivi complessi, in TESS – scheda 18421 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18421), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 floor, cement based on clay with mixed inserts and tesserae.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), marciapiede, cementizio a base fittile con inserti misti e tessere, in TESS – scheda 18385 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18385), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 floor, cement based on clay with mixed inserts and tesserae.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), marciapiede, cementizio a base fittile con inserti misti e tessere, in TESS – scheda 18385 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18385), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 16, opus sectile in style Q2.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 16, opus sectile con motivo Q2, in TESS – scheda 18416 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18416), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 16, opus sectile in style Q2.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 16, opus sectile con motivo Q2, in TESS – scheda 18416 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18416), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 17, opus sectile in style Q2.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 17, opus sectile con motivo Q2, in TESS – scheda 18417 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18417), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 17, opus sectile in style Q2.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 17, opus sectile con motivo Q2, in TESS – scheda 18417 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18417), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 7, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 7, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18402 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18402), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 oecus 7, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), oecus 7, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18402 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18402), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21 tablino 15, opus sectile in a rhombus pattern.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), tablino 15, opus sectile a modulo rombico, in TESS – scheda 18410 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18410), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21 tablinum 15, opus sectile in a rhombus pattern.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), tablino 15, opus sectile a modulo rombico, in TESS – scheda 18410 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18410), 2016

 

Herculaneum IV.21, triclinium 5, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.
Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), triclinio 5, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18400 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18400), 2016

Herculaneum IV.21, triclinium 5, Opus Sectile with simple motifs - a range.

Photo © Sposito, Francesca, Area archeologica, Casa dei Cervi (IV,21), triclinio 5, opus sectile con motivi semplici "a campionario", in TESS – scheda 18400 (http://tess.beniculturali.unipd.it/web/scheda/?recid=18400), 2016

 

 

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