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Herculaneum V.17. Shop with rear room, linked to V.18.

Excavated 1937-38.

 

V.17-18 and Apartment 1, upper floor plan

 

Ins. V 18, 17, and 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorways.

V.18, 17, and 16, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorways.

 

V 18, on left, and 17, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway and upper floor.

V.18, on left, and 17, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway and upper floor.

 

V 18, on left, and 17, Herculaneum, June 2011. Looking south towards entrance doorways and upper floor.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

V.18, on left, and 17, Herculaneum, June 2011.

Looking south towards entrance doorways and upper floor. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

V 19, on left, 18, and 17, Herculaneum, February 2007. Looking south towards entrance doorways and upper floor.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.19, on left, 18, and 17, Herculaneum, February 2007.

Looking south towards entrance doorways and upper floor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room, and remains of the painted walls.

V.17, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room, and remains of the painted walls.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006.

Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards south-west corner of shop-room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards west wall of shop-room.  Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards west wall of shop-room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from west wall at south end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2003. Looking towards south wall of shop-room, from upper floor. 
On the left, near the east wall beneath the stairs up to V.18, can be seen a dolium buried in th floor, as well as a terracotta oven.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2003. Looking towards south wall of shop-room, from upper floor.

On the left, near the east wall beneath the stairs up to V.18, can be seen a dolium buried in th floor, as well as a terracotta oven.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2003. Looking towards south wall of shop-room, with doorway and window to rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2003.

Looking towards south wall of shop-room, with doorway and window to rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Looking down on rear room of shop, looking south from room 18, on upper floor, without a floor.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004.

Looking down on rear room of shop, looking south from room 18, on upper floor, without a floor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. South wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. South wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. South wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. South wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards west wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards west wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of west wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of west wall of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. North-east corner of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. North-east corner of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from north-east corner of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail from north-east corner of rear room. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V 17, Herculaneum, Herculaneum. May 2009. Looking towards east side with remains of a cupboard/wardrobe. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee. 
In the space under the steps can be seen a dolium buried into the ground, and nearby was a terracotta oven. On the left through the doorway to the rear room, the remains of a carbonized wooden bed can be seen.

V.17, Herculaneum, Herculaneum. May 2009.

Looking towards east side with remains of a cupboard/wardrobe. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

In the space under the steps can be seen a dolium buried into the ground, and nearby was a terracotta oven.

On the left through the doorway to the rear room, the remains of a carbonized wooden bed can be seen.

 

V.17-18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Dolium embedded in the flooring beneath the stairs.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17-18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Dolium embedded in the flooring beneath the stairs. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17-18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking down into dolium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17-18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking down into dolium. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17 Herculaneum. May 2004. Embossed wording OPTATVS BIRRI on dolium rim. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17 Herculaneum. May 2004. Embossed wording OPTATVS BIRRI on dolium rim. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V 17, Herculaneum. May 2009. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
Detail of cupboard/wardrobe, which was actually found in the dwelling on the upper floor at V 18.  Also found on the upper floor was part of a carbonized wooden lararium.
See Guidobaldi, M.P, (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.93).
See Camardo, D, and Notomista, M, eds. (2017). Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologico di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della citta museo. Rome, L’Erma di Bretschneider, (p.230-232, Scheda 25)

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2009. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Detail of cupboard/wardrobe, which was actually found in the dwelling on the upper floor at V.18.

Also found on the upper floor was part of a carbonized wooden lararium.

See Guidobaldi, M.P, (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.93).

See Camardo, D, and Notomista, M, eds. (2017). Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologico di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della citta museo. Rome, L’Erma di Bretschneider, (p.230-232, Scheda 25)

 

V.17-18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards east wall of shop-room, and doorway to stairs to upper floor at V.18.
The east wall was decorated with a meander pattern, still just visible.  Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum. May 2006. Looking towards east wall of shop-room, and doorway to stairs to upper floor at V.18.

The east wall was decorated with a meander pattern, still just visible. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of meander pattern from east wall of shop-room/staircase.   Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum. May 2004.

Detail of meander pattern from east wall of shop-room/staircase. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Looking towards upper north wall of shop-room, above doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004.

Looking towards upper north wall of shop-room, above doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of plaster from upper north wall of shop-room, above doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004.

Detail of plaster from upper north wall of shop-room, above doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of area of support beams on north wall, above doorway.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2004. Detail of area of support beams on north wall, above doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.18 and V.17, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south to upper floor room 17. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.18 and V.17, Herculaneum. July 2015. Looking south to upper floor room 17. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2004. Upper floor room 17 with rooms 19 and 18 behind.

V.17, Herculaneum. September 2004. Upper floor room 17 with rooms 19 and 18 behind.

 

V.17/18 Herculaneum. May 2004. Room 18, looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.
On the left, in the north-east corner, beneath the square recess, part of a carbonised wooden lararium was found.
See Camardo, D, and Notomista, M, eds. (2017). Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologico di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della citta museo. Rome, L’Erma di Bretschneider, (p.232, Scheda 25, fig.4).
On the left is the north wall of rear room 18, where the painting of the Cupids was found and detached.

V.17/18 Herculaneum. May 2004. Room 18, looking towards east wall. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

On the left, in the north-east corner, beneath the square recess, part of a carbonised wooden lararium was found.

See Camardo, D, and Notomista, M, eds. (2017). Ercolano: 1927-1961. L’impresa archeologico di Amedeo Maiuri e l’esperimento della citta museo. Rome, L’Erma di Bretschneider, (p.232, Scheda 25, fig.4).

On the left is the north wall of rear room 18, where the painting of the Cupids was found and detached.

 

V.17/18 Herculaneum. Room 18, north wall. Carbonised remains of wooden frame from which the picture of the cupids was detached.
See Prisco G., 2013. Tecnica esecutiva e conservazione delle pitture murali di epoca romana. Il dibattito tra fine ‘800 e prima metà del ‘900. Bollettino ICR, N.S. 27, p. 56, fig. 6.

V.17/18 Herculaneum. Room 18, north wall. Carbonised remains of wooden frame from which the picture of the cupids was detached.

See Prisco G., 2013. Tecnica esecutiva e conservazione delle pitture murali di epoca romana. Il dibattito tra fine ‘800 e prima metà del ‘900. Bollettino ICR, N.S. 27, p. 56, fig. 6.

 

V.18/17, Herculaneum. 2013. Painting of cupids playing with the attributes of Apollo.
Found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room. 
Photo © The Trustees of the British Museum. All rights reserved. Image 01142093001.
The British Museum says this is SAP inventory number 77872.

V.17/18 Herculaneum. 2013.

Painting of cupids playing with the attributes of Apollo, found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room.

Photo © The Trustees of the British Museum. All rights reserved. Image 01142093001.

The British Museum says this is SAP inventory number 77872.

 

V.18/17, Herculaneum, 1978. Painting of cupids playing with the attributes of Apollo including a tripod, found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room.
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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According to Esposito, this painting was found in the centre of the north wall in “Bottega V.17, ambiente (18)”.
See Esposito, D. (2014). La pitture di Ercolano. Rome, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, (tav.74) in Studi della Soprintendenza archeologica di Pompei, no.33.
According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, painted plaster was found on 21st December 1937 in an upper room.
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 149336.
21 dic 1937 Ercolano. 
Piano superiore, intonaco dipinto: “abaco di intonaco incassato nella cornice di legno originaria (carbonizzata) nel quale sono degli eroti che giocano col tripode apollineo”. (NAP 149336).
See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.232).

V.17/18 Herculaneum, 1978.

Painting of cupids playing with the attributes of Apollo including a tripod, found in the centre of the north wall in an upper room.

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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According to Esposito, this painting was found in the centre of the north wall in “Bottega V.17, ambiente (18)”.

See Esposito, D. (2014). La pitture di Ercolano. Rome, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, (tav.74) in Studi della Soprintendenza archeologica di Pompei, no.33.

 

According to Pagano and Prisciandaro, painted plaster was found on 21st December 1937 in an upper room.

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum, inventory number 149336.

21 dic 1937 Ercolano.

Piano superiore, intonaco dipinto: “abaco di intonaco incassato nella cornice di legno originaria (carbonizzata) nel quale sono degli eroti che giocano col tripode apollineo”. (NAP 149336).

See Pagano, M. and Prisciandaro, R., 2006. Studio sulle provenienze degli oggetti rinvenuti negli scavi borbonici del regno di Napoli. Naples: Nicola Longobardi. (p.232).

 

V.17, Herculaneum, 1968. Painting found in the centre of the north wall of an upper room. 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. J68f1843
According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, -
“This picture, inserted into a wooden frame, was a rare example of picturae excisae ….inclusae in ligneis formis, (Vitruvio, II.8) created by shops and then incorporated into specialized frescoed walls.”
See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.355)
See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.48).

V.17/18 Herculaneum, 1968.

Painting found in the centre of the north wall of an upper room. 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.

J68f1843

 

According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, -

“This picture, inserted into a wooden frame, was a rare example of picturae excisae ….inclusae in ligneis formis, (Vitruvio, II.8) created by shops and then incorporated into specialized frescoed walls.”

See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.355)

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.48).

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2010. Upper floor above 4th and 5th entrance. On the right, the painted figure can be seen.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2010. Upper floor above 4th and 5th entrance. On the right, the painted figure can be seen.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum. September 2003. Painted figure on upper west wall towards street front. 
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum. September 2003.

Painted figure on upper west wall towards street front. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V 17 Herculaneum, May 2010. Remains of carbonised beam.

V.17 Herculaneum, May 2010. Remains of carbonised beam.

 

V.17 Herculaneum, June 2011. Pavement outside entrance to V.17, on right, and steps to upper floor at V.18, on left.
Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

V.17 Herculaneum, June 2011.

Pavement outside entrance to V.17, on right, and steps to upper floor at V.18, on left. Photo courtesy of Sera Baker.

 

V.17 Herculaneum, June 2008. Pavement outside entrance to V.17, on right, and steps to upper floor at V.18, on left.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17 Herculaneum, June 2008.

Pavement outside entrance to V.17, on right, and steps to upper floor at V.18, on left. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2010. Outside entrance. Note the gutter/drainage channel.

V.17, Herculaneum. May 2010. Outside entrance. Note the gutter/drainage channel.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum. May 2004. Marble inserted into the pavement outside the doorways.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum. May 2004. Marble inserted into the pavement outside the doorways. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.17/18, Herculaneum.  May 2004. Detail of doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

 

V.17-18 and Apartment 1, upper floor plan

 

 

 

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