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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 7

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking through central doorway in north wall towards stairs in area 4.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018.

Room 7, looking through central doorway in north wall towards stairs in area 4. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, threshold of doorway, looking north towards stairs in area 4.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, threshold of doorway, looking north towards stairs in area 4. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2001. Room 7, looking north through east side of doorway into the courtyard, with steps to upper landing.  Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2001.

Room 7, looking north through east side of doorway into the courtyard, with steps to upper landing. 

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, doorway threshold at east end of central doorway. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, doorway threshold at east end of central doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 7, threshold and floor of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 7, threshold and floor of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Room 7, threshold and floor of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Room 7, threshold and floor of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 7, looking towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 7, looking towards south wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards north-east corner.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8, Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 7, looking towards east wall and north-east corner, with blocked doorway.  Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.
Guidobaldi and Esposito wrote - “The grand salon (7) was originally part of the adjacent House of the Bicentenary and probably used as a triclinium.”
See Guidobaldi, M.P. and Esposito, D. (2013). Herculaneum: Art of the Buried City. U.S.A, Abbeville Press, (p.171).

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014.

Room 7, looking towards east wall and north-east corner, with blocked doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Guidobaldi and Esposito wrote - “The grand salon (7) was originally part of the adjacent House of the Bicentenary and probably used as a triclinium.”

See Guidobaldi, M.P. and Esposito, D. (2013). Herculaneum: Art of the Buried City. U.S.A, Abbeville Press, (p.171).

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, north wall on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, north wall on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from north wall on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from north wall on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. 
Room 7, blocked doorway which in times past would have connected with the west wall of the peristyle of V.15.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018.

Room 7, blocked doorway which in times past would have connected through into the west wall of the peristyle of V.15.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 7, looking south along east wall of large salon. 

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking south along east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking south along east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from east wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking south along east wall towards south-east corner.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking south along east wall towards south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, remaining painted decoration in south-east corner.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, remaining painted decoration in south-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. 
Room 7, information notice regarding the fragments of marble relief found in Cardo V, displayed on south wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018.

Room 7, information notice regarding the fragments of marble relief found in Cardo V, displayed on south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 7, fragments displayed on south wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. Room 7, fragments displayed on south wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, fragments displayed on south wall, looking west.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, fragments displayed on south wall, looking west. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 7, south wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 7, marble relief of Aurora in carriage, hanging from south wall but actually found in fragments in Cardo V.  
See Guidobaldi, M.P. (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.90)

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 7, marble relief of Aurora in carriage, hanging from south wall but actually found in fragments in Cardo V. 

See Guidobaldi, M.P. (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.90).

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of Aurora in carriage. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of fragments showing Aurora in carriage. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, marble relief of Tramonto and carriage, hanging from south wall, but actually found in fragments in Cardo V.  
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018.

Room 7, marble relief of Tramonto and carriage, hanging from south wall, but actually found in fragments in Cardo V. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 7, south wall, looking west. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 7, marble relief of Tramonto hanging from south wall, but actually found in fragments in Cardo V.  See Guidobaldi, M.P. (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.90)

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006.

Room 7, marble relief of Tramonto and carriage, hanging from south wall, but actually found in fragments in Cardo V. 

See Guidobaldi, M.P. (2009). Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Electa Napoli, (p.90).

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, fragment detail from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, fragment detail from south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of carriage on south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of carriage on south wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2001. Room 7, looking north through west side of doorway into the courtyard, with small tablinum, centre left. Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2001.

Room 7, looking north through west side of doorway into the courtyard, with small tablinum, centre left.

Photo courtesy of Peter Woods.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 7, looking towards north wall in north-west corner with painted cupid.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 7, looking towards north wall in north-west corner with painted cupid. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. 
Room 7, painted decoration from west side of doorway in north wall of the large salon above the painted cupid.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018.

Room 7, painted decoration from west side of doorway in north wall of the large salon above the painted cupid. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021. 
Room 7, painted cupid from west side of north wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

V.8 Herculaneum. August 2021.

Room 7, painted cupid from west side of north wall. Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson.

 

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 7, painted cupid from west side of north wall of the large salon.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum, May 2018. Room 7, painted cupid from west side of north wall of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum, August 2013. Room 7, painted cupid from west side of north wall of the large salon. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards north-west corner.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking towards north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of west wall at north end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, detail of west wall at north end. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

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V.8 Herculaneum. May 2006. Room 7, looking south along west wall of large salon.

 

V.8, Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 7, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.  The middle areas of the walls were painted with a yellow background, this was then reddened by the heat of the volcanic surges.

V.8 Herculaneum. October 2014. Room 7, detail from west wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

The middle areas of the walls were painted with a yellow background, this was then reddened by the heat of the volcanic surges.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking north along west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, looking north along west wall. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, west wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

V.8 Herculaneum. May 2018. Room 7, west wall in south-west corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

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