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Herculaneum V.7. Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite or House of Neptune and Amphitrite.

Excavated 1932-34.

 

Quick Outline

This page has been created to give a quick appreciation of the main rooms and areas of the House of Neptune and Amphitrite 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 Wallace-Hadrill, this house consisted of an atrium with rear courtyard with outdoor triclinium and notable mosaic on door axis, 5 reception rooms, all decorated in Style III/IV, including mythological and opus sectile floor in tablinum, mosaic floor in 1 other; 3 service rooms, undecorated.

See Wallace-Hadrill, A., 1994. Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum. New Jersey: Princeton U.P. (p. 202)

 

V.7 Herculaneum. September 2021. 
Looking south-east towards entrance doorway on Cardo IV Superiore. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.7 Herculaneum. September 2021.

Looking south-east towards entrance doorway on Cardo IV Superiore. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014. Entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.7 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking east along entrance corridor towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

V.7 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking east along entrance corridor towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Remains of lararium in north-west corner of atrium.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Remains of lararium in north-west corner of atrium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking towards north-west corner of atrium, with entrance corridor, doorway to small room, and remains of lararium.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014.

Looking towards north-west corner of atrium, with entrance corridor, doorway to small room, and remains of lararium.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking through doorway into small room in north-west corner of atrium.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014.

Looking west through doorway into small room in north-west corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, September 2015. 
Looking east across atrium to small room in north-east corner, on left, next to tablinum, in centre.

V.7 Herculaneum, September 2015.

Looking east across atrium to small room in north-east corner, on left, next to tablinum, in centre.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. East wall with window of room on north-east side of atrium.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. East wall with window of room on north-east side of atrium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Tablinum on east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014. Tablinum on east side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.7 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking across triclinium in internal courtyard from tablinum. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

V.7 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking across triclinium in internal courtyard from tablinum. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Mosaic panel of Neptune and Amphitrite on east wall.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Mosaic panel of Neptune and Amphitrite on east wall.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. 
Looking towards north wall and north-east corner of internal courtyard.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014.

Looking towards north wall and north-east corner of internal courtyard.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. North wall of internal courtyard with theatrical masks.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. North wall of internal courtyard with theatrical masks.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

Ins. V 7, Herculaneum, September 2015. Two doorways in south-east corner of atrium.
The central one leads towards the internal courtyard (no access) and the other, on the right, leads into the triclinium.

V.7 Herculaneum, September 2015. Two doorways in south-east corner of atrium.

The central one leads towards the internal courtyard (no access) and the other, on the right, leads into the triclinium.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Looking towards east wall of triclinium.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Looking towards east and south wall of triclinium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

Ins. V 7, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, with the doorway to triclinium, on left. The doorway, left of centre, leads into the cubiculum

V.7 Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-east corner of atrium, with the doorway to triclinium, on left.

The doorway, left of centre, leads into the cubiculum.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking south across atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west across atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west across atrium towards entrance/exit. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V 7, Herculaneum, October 2015. Looking towards rooms on upper floor, on east side of Cardo Iv Superiore.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.7 Herculaneum, October 2015.

Looking towards rooms on upper floor, on east side of Cardo IV Superiore. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Upper floor of House of Neptune and Amphitrite, looking east from Cardo IV Superiore
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Upper floor of House of Neptune and Amphitrite, looking east from Cardo IV Superiore

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.7 Herculaneum. March 2014. Cardo IV, looking north-east towards upper rooms. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum. March 2014. Cardo IV, looking north-east towards upper rooms.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Upper floor of House of Neptune and Amphitrite, looking south-east from Cardo IV. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.7 Herculaneum, March 2014. Upper floor of House of Neptune and Amphitrite, looking south-east from Cardo IV.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

 

 

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