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Herculaneum V.8. Casa del Bel Cortile or House of the Beautiful Courtyard.

Excavated 1937-38.

 

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Room 3 and part of Area 4 - raised courtyard

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 3, looking across the small tablinum towards the east side of the “beautiful” courtyard, area 4.   The raised courtyard had no impluvium but the inclination let the rain water flow into a gutter and a well.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 3, looking across the small tablinum towards the east side of the “beautiful” courtyard, area 4. 

The raised courtyard had no impluvium, but the inclination of the flooring let the rain water flow into a gutter and a well.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, rainwater drainage in south-east corner of raised courtyard.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, rainwater drainage in south-east corner of raised courtyard. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, rainwater drainage in south-west corner of raised courtyard.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, rainwater drainage in south-west corner of raised courtyard. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8, Herculaneum. October 2014. Modern compluvium in the ceiling of the raised courtyard.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Modern compluvium in the ceiling of the raised courtyard. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Looking west from raised courtyard.
Centre right is the north wall of the small tablinum, room 3. 
On the left is the north wall of the small corridor on its south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Looking west from raised courtyard.

Centre right is the north wall of the small tablinum, room 3.

On the left is the north wall of the small corridor on its south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May2018. Room 3, north wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May2018. Room 3, north wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Room 3, north wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May2018. Room 3, detail of painted decoration on north wall of small tablinum. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May2018.

Room 3, detail of painted decoration on north wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. 
Area 4, looking towards the north-west corner of the courtyard. The north wall of the small tablinum is on the left.
Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021.

Area 4, looking towards the north-west corner of the courtyard. The north wall of the small tablinum is on the left.

Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Area 4, looking towards the north-west corner of the courtyard.

The north wall of the small tablinum is on the left. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking towards the north-west corner of the courtyard.
The north wall of the small tablinum is on the left. 
The doorway leading to the small corridor on its north side, is centre right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking towards the north-west corner of the courtyard.

The north wall of the small tablinum is on the left.

The doorway leading to the small corridor on its north side, is centre right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, looking west through small tablinum towards entrance doorway in Room 1.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 3, looking west through small tablinum towards entrance doorway in Room 1. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 3, painted upper west wall of small tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 3, painted upper west wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Room 3, painted upper west wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013.

Room 3, painted upper west wall of small tablinum, and north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, detail of painted upper west wall of small tablinum. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, detail of painted upper west wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, painted decoration on upper west wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 3, painted decoration on upper west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, detail of painted decoration on upper west wall of small tablinum. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 3, detail of painted decoration on upper west wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, fragment of remaining painted decoration on north wall of small tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 3, fragment of remaining painted decoration on north wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, south wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, south wall of small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 3, flooring of small tablinum on lower level, raised flooring at rear in Area 4. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 3, flooring of small tablinum on lower level, raised flooring at rear in Area 4. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 4, raised courtyard, looking south-east along line of rainwater drainage.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, raised courtyard, looking south-east along line of rainwater drainage. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Area 4, looking west across flooring. 
One of the rainwater drainage holes is in the south-west corner, on left. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Area 4, looking west across flooring.

One of the rainwater drainage holes is in the south-west corner, on left. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2003.  Area 4, flooring in south-west corner, with “cover” over drainage hole. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2003. 

Area 4, flooring in south-west corner, with “cover” over drainage hole, centre left. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.8, Herculaneum. May 2003. Area 4, detail of flooring. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2003.

Area 4, detail of flooring in south-west corner, and “cover” over drainage hole. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Area 4, looking towards north-east corner of raised courtyard, from small tablinum.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018.

Area 4, looking towards north-east corner of raised courtyard, from small tablinum. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking north across raised courtyard towards doorway to room 5.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking north across raised courtyard towards doorway to room 5. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Area 4, looking north towards room 5. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Area 4, looking north across flooring in courtyard. 

 

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V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013.

Area 4, detail of white mosaic floor with hooked black crosses, in courtyard. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Area 4, looking north across flooring, from Room 7. 
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Area 4, looking north across flooring, from Room 7. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking east from corridor and across courtyard to steps. 
The doorway to Room 7 is on the right.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Area 4, looking east from corridor and across courtyard to steps.

The doorway to Room 7 is on the right.  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. 
Area 4, looking east along detail of flooring on north side of courtyard, with the doorway to room 7 on the right.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Area 4, looking east along detail of flooring on north side of courtyard, with the doorway to room 7 on the right. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2003. Detail of flooring of threshold linking Area 4 and Room 7. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2003. Detail of flooring of threshold linking Area 4 and Room 7. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

 

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