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Herculaneum V.1. Casa Sannitica or Samnite House.

Excavated 1931-34.

 

Quick Outline

This page has been created to give a quick appreciation of the main rooms and areas of the Casa Sannitica 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

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking north-east towards entrance doorway on Cardo IV, with Decumanus Inferiore, on right.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking north-east towards entrance doorway on Cardo IV, with Decumanus Inferiore, on right.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Entrance doorway.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Entrance doorway.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of capital on upper north side of entrance doorway
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of capital on upper north side of entrance doorway

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of capital on upper south side of entrance doorway
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of capital on upper south side of entrance doorway

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking east from entrance corridor towards atrium.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014.

Looking east from entrance corridor towards atrium. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking east along south side of entrance corridor.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014.

Looking east along south side of entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking east across atrium, from entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2013. Looking east across atrium, from entrance corridor. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west in atrium. West wall of atrium, with doorways to room 3, on left, the entrance corridor and room 2, on right.  The upper floor is decorated as a false loggia.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1 Herculaneum, October 2014. Looking west in atrium.

West wall of atrium, with doorways to room 3, on left, the entrance corridor and room 2, on right.

The upper floor is decorated as a false loggia.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Doorway to room 3, on south side of entrance corridor. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Doorway to room 3, on south side of entrance corridor.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. June 2011. Looking west through doorway. 
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

V.1 Herculaneum. June 2011.

Looking west through doorway to room 3. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 3, north wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 3, north wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.1 Herculaneum, March 2014.  Room 3, west end of north wall with wall painting of Rape of Europa.  
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum, March 2014.  Room 3, west end of north wall with wall painting of Rape of Europa.  

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. September 2019. Upper west end of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum. September 2019. Upper west end of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum, September 2019. Upper south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum, September 2019. Upper south side of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. October 2014. 
Looking towards upper east side of atrium, with open inter-columnar spaces to light and give air to the atrium, with compluvium above.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Looking towards upper east side of atrium, with open inter-columnar spaces to light and give air to the atrium, with compluvium above.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.1, Herculaneum March 2014. Terracotta water-spouts of the compluvium.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1, Herculaneum March 2014. Terracotta water-spouts of the compluvium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum, September 2019. Looking towards upper north-west corner and north side of atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum, September 2019.

Looking towards upper north-west corner and north side of atrium with doorway to room 4, on left, room 9 in centre, and room 8, on right.

Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking east across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2021. Looking east across impluvium in atrium. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking east across impluvium in atrium.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking east across impluvium in atrium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking towards east side of atrium, with window and doorway to room 6, tablinum, centre and right. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking towards east side of atrium, with window and doorway to room 6, tablinum, centre and right.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1, Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking through window from atrium towards east wall, and south wall with window, on right.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1, Herculaneum. March 2014.

Room 6, tablinum, looking through window from atrium towards east wall, and south wall with window, on right.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 6, looking towards north wall of tablinum, with window onto another well-decorated room (room 7), and doorway to room 8.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1 Herculaneum, October 2014.

Room 6, looking towards north wall of tablinum, with window onto another well-decorated room (room 7), and doorway to room 8.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.1 Herculaneum, May 2001. 
Looking towards north-east corner of atrium (room 8) with doorway into room 7, centre right. 
Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

V.1 Herculaneum, May 2001.

Looking towards north-east corner of atrium (room 8) with doorway into room 7, centre right.

Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

 

V.1, Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.1, Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. October 2020. 
Room 7, looking towards north wall, north-east corner and east wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum. October 2020.

Room 7, looking towards north wall, north-east corner and east wall. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2013. Room 8, in north-east corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.1 Herculaneum. August 2013. Room 8, in north-east corner of atrium. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 8, stairs to upper floor, against north wall.

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 8, stairs to upper floor, against north wall.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. North wall of atrium, between doorway to room 9, on left, and room 8, on right.

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010.

North wall of atrium, between doorway to room 9, on left, and room 8, on right.

 

V.1, Herculaneum, October 2014. Room 9, base of stairs visible through doorway.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.1 Herculaneum, October 2014.

Room 9, base of stairs visible through doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. Doorway to room 4, on north side of atrium.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 4, looking west, with bed recess in south and north walls. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 4, looking west, with bed recess in south and north walls.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Doorway to room 2, in north-west corner of atrium. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Doorway to room 2, in north-west corner of atrium.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 2, looking towards south wall.

V.1 Herculaneum. May 2010. Room 2, looking towards south wall.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 2, graffiti from east end of south wall.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Room 2, graffiti from east end of south wall.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum, April 2014. 
Looking towards west wall of atrium with room 3, on left, entrance corridor, in centre, and room 2, on right..
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum, April 2014.

Looking towards west wall of atrium with room 3, on left, entrance corridor, in centre, and room 2, on right. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking towards west side of atrium and entrance corridor.
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking towards west side of atrium and entrance corridor.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. April 2014. Capital from upper south wall of entrance corridor/west wall of atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum. April 2014. Capital from upper south wall of entrance corridor/west wall of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of entrance corridor ceiling. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Detail of entrance corridor ceiling.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking north-west from atrium towards north wall of entrance corridor. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking north-west from atrium towards north wall of entrance corridor.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR

 

V.1 Herculaneum. April 2014. Capital from upper north wall of entrance corridor/west wall of atrium. 
Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

V.1 Herculaneum. April 2014. Capital from upper north wall of entrance corridor/west wall of atrium. Photo courtesy of Klaus Heese.

 

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking west from atrium along floor of entrance corridor towards exit. 
Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

V.1 Herculaneum. March 2014. Looking west from atrium along floor of entrance corridor towards exit.

Foto Annette Haug, ERC Grant 681269 DÉCOR.

 

 

 

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