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Herculaneum Ins. Orientalis I.2. Casa del Rilievo di Telefo or House of the Relief of Telephus.

 

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Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. East façade of “tower room”, looking south.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. East façade of “tower room”, looking south. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum, May 2010. East façade of “tower room”, looking south.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. East façade of “tower room”.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008.

East façade of “tower room”. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. East façade of “tower room”, looking west.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. East façade of “tower room”, looking west. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking south-west towards the “tower room” before renovation. 
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking south-west towards the “tower room” before renovation. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking southwest to lower level, and area of original beach-front.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Looking south-west to lower level, and area of original beachfront. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. East façade of “tower room”, looking south-west. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

East façade of “tower room”, looking south-west. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south-west towards upper floors. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south-west towards upper floors. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. February 2007. Looking towards exterior easterly wall of middle floor.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. February 2007. Looking towards exterior easterly wall of middle floor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

A large stone building

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Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south-west towards lower floors. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. February 2007. Detail of lower and middle floor of east exterior side, Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. February 2007.

Detail of lower and middle floor of east exterior side. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking west. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking west. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

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Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south to lower level, and area of original beach-front.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south to lower level, and area of original beach-front.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

Looking south to lower level, and area of original beachfront. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Excavating on the original beach-front. 
Looking down on the discovery of the remains of the collapsed roof of the house, most probably the roof of the marble room.
Massive wooden beams, up to 7m long, along with the smaller timbers and rafters were the first to be found.
Underneath the wooden roof timbers, the original roof tiles were found.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.
See Current World Archaeology magazine, issue 42, August/September 2010, article entitled “Raising the roof”, (p.43-45).
See Pesaresi, P. L’antica spiaggia, I lavori di risanamento dell’antica spiaggia e i primi passi verso la sua valorizzazione,
in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XXI, 2010, (p.153-4).

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Excavating on the original beachfront.

Looking down on the discovery of the remains of the collapsed roof of the house, most probably the roof of the Marble room.

Massive wooden beams, up to 7m long, along with the smaller timbers and rafters were the first to be found.

Underneath the wooden roof timbers, the original roof tiles were found.

Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

See Current World Archaeology magazine, issue 42, August/September 2010, article entitled “Raising the roof”, (p.43-45).

See Pesaresi, P. L’antica spiaggia, I lavori di risanamento dell’antica spiaggia e i primi passi verso la sua valorizzazione,

in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XXI, 2010, (p.153-4).

 

A close up of a tree

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Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

Looking south to lower level, and area of original beachfront. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall.

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. May 2010. Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009. 
Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Looking south towards upper floor room, known as the Marble Salon, or great hall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Reconstructed ceiling in Marble Salon, looking south-west. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Reconstructed ceiling in Marble Salon, looking south-west. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1.2, Herculaneum, September 2016. Wooden panel from the false ceiling of the roof of the Marble Salon (18), now in deposits.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.
See Guidobaldi, M.P. and Esposito, D. (2013). Herculaneum: Art of the Buried City. U.S.A, Abbeville Press, (p.165).
See Camardo, D. & Notomista, M. Lo scavo e il recupero del tetto in legno dell’amb.18 della Casa del Rilievo di Telefo,
in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XXI, 2010, (p.154-5).

Ins. Or. 1.2, Herculaneum, September 2016.

Wooden panel from the false ceiling of the roof of the Marble Salon (18), now in deposits. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

See Guidobaldi, M.P. and Esposito, D. (2013). Herculaneum: Art of the Buried City. U.S.A, Abbeville Press, (p.165).

See Camardo, D. & Notomista, M. Lo scavo e il recupero del tetto in legno dell’amb.18 della Casa del Rilievo di Telefo,

in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani, XXI, 2010, (p.154-5).

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Marble panelling in north-east corner and east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Marble panelling in north-east corner and east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Marble wall panel on the east wall. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

Marble wall panel on the east wall. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail of Corinthian capital from the dado of the Marble room.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail of Corinthian capital from the dado of the Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail of Corinthian capital from the dado.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. May 2005.

Detail of Corinthian capital from the dado. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. Looking south along east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail of marble panelling from east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Detail from marble panelling on east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail from marble panelling on east wall of Marble Salon.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005.

Detail from marble panelling on east wall of Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking north along east wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking north along east wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking east across flooring. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Looking east across flooring. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from south wall in south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from south wall in south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Doorway or large window in south wall.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Doorway or large window in south wall. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. 
Looking towards doorway or large window in south wall and south-west corner.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009.

Looking towards doorway or large window in south wall and south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum.  June 2012. Detail from panel on south wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum.  June 2012. Detail from panel on south wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail from Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking west across opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Looking west across opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. July 2009. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012.

Detail of opus sectile flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south across flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking south across flooring in Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. 4th December 1971. Looking south across flooring in Marble salon towards south-west corner.
Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. 4th December 1971. Looking south across flooring in Marble salon towards south-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer, from Dr George Fay’s slides collection.

 

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking north from Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. 1. 2, Herculaneum. June 2012. Looking north from Marble Salon. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. 2005. Looking south-east across the Marble Salon, or great hall.
Photo courtesy of Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum. 2005. Looking south-east across the Marble Salon, or great hall. Photo courtesy of Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

 

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum, 1957. Looking south-east towards the room on the upper floor. 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. J57f0456

Ins. Or.1.2, Herculaneum, 1957. Looking south-east towards the room on the upper floor, the Marble Salon. 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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Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. Decorated north wall of marbled room on lower level.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. April 2008. Decorated north wall of marbled room on lower level. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Decorated north wall of marbled room on lower level.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

Ins. Or. I.2, Herculaneum. May 2005. Decorated north wall of marbled room on lower level. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

 

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