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Herculaneum Ins. Or. II.11. Dye house. Tinctoria.

 

According to Maiuri, this was a dye-house with a furnace.

See Maiuri, Amedeo, (1977). Herculaneum. 7th English ed, of Guide books to the Museums Galleries and Monuments of Italy, No.53 (p.57).

 

According to Wallace-Hadrill, the interconnected shop at number 11, is shown by its vats to be another tinctoria.

See Wallace-Hadrill, A. (2011). Herculaneum, Past and Future. London, Frances Lincoln Ltd., (p.278)

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum, in centre, July 2015. Looking towards entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum, in centre, July 2015. Looking towards entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, on right, Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking east towards doorways on Cardo V Superiore, with Ins.Or.II.12, on left. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Orientalis II.11, on right, Herculaneum. October 2014.

Looking east towards doorways on Cardo V Superiore, with Ins.Or.II.12, on left.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking north towards entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Threshold of entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east towards doorways in east wall.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking towards north wall of shop-room.

The doorway in the north-east corner links to Ins.Or.II.12.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Two doorways in east wall.

The doorway on the right leads into the room linked to Ins.Or.II.10.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Looking east through doorway on east wall of shop-room, in north-east corner.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. South wall of shop-room.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east across flooring of shop-room.

Near the north wall, centre left, are the remains of the vats/equipment used in the dye-house.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.11, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Looking east through doorway in east wall in south-east corner, across the room linking to the corridor of Ins.Or.II.10, towards the rear-room.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.10, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Doorway in corridor (c), leading to room in south-east corner of Ins. Or. II.11.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.10, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Looking north-east to doorway from room in Ins. Or. II.11

 

Ins. Or. II.10, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking north-west to doorway from room in Ins. Or. II.11 towards shop-room.