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Herculaneum III.15. Shop and rear room/s, linked to III.14.

Excavated between 1928-29.

 

Ins. III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Front façade, of III.15, 14 and 13.

III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Front façade, of III.15, 14 and 13.

 

Ins. III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway.

III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Entrance doorway to shop.

 

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III.15, Herculaneum. May 2010. Pilaster between shop and House of the Wattle Work (a Graticcio)

 

Ins. III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking west into shop.

III.15, Herculaneum, September 2015. Looking west into shop.

 

III.15 Herculaneum, May 2001. Looking towards entrance doorways.  Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

III.15 Herculaneum, May 2001. Looking towards entrance doorways.

Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

 

Ins. III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. South wall.

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. South wall of shop-room.   

 

Ins. III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. South wall with remains of painted decoration.

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. South wall with remains of painted decoration.

 

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. West wall of shop-room, with opening to rear room.

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. West wall of shop-room, with opening to rear room.

 

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. Rear room with a doorway in the west wall.
It is not certain whether this doorway led into other rooms that may have been linked to this shop and rear room, or were part of another dwelling in III.14.

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. Rear room with a doorway in the west wall.

It is not certain whether this doorway led into other rooms that may have been linked to this shop and rear room, or were part of another dwelling in III.14.

 

Ins. III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. North wall.

III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. North wall of shop-room.

 

lll.15 Herculaneum, October 2012. Windlass with rope. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

lll.15 Herculaneum, October 2012. Windlass with rope. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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III 15, Herculaneum, May 2010. Windlass with rope.

According to Jashemski, “the windlass with rope found in a nearby room probably served to draw water from the mouth of the cistern or the well”.

See Jashemski, W. F., 1993. The Gardens of Pompeii, Volume II: Appendices. New York: Caratzas. (p.260)

 

III.15, Herculaneum May 2009. Windlass and rope. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, displayed in a showcase is the winch and carbonized rope relevant to the shaft of the well in the courtyard. 
See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.326)

III.15, Herculaneum May 2009. Windlass and carbonized rope. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

According to Pesando and Guidobaldi, displayed in a showcase is the winch and carbonized rope relevant to the shaft of the well in the courtyard.

See Pesando, F. and Guidobaldi, M.P. (2006). Pompei, Oplontis, Ercolano, Stabiae. Editori Laterza, (p.326)

 

III.15 Herculaneum, on left. May 2001. Looking north along Cardo IV Inferiore.  
Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.

III.15 Herculaneum, on left. May 2001. Looking north along Cardo IV Inferiore. 

Photo courtesy of Current Archaeology.