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Herculaneum Ins. Or. II.17. Entrance to upper floor.

 

Maiuri wrote that this was an entrance and staircase leading to the dwellings on the upper floor.

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

 

Guidobaldi wrote that this was entrance doorway for the rooms on the upper floor above the shop at Ins. Or. II.18.

See Guidobaldi, M.P, 2009: Ercolano, guida agli scavi. Naples, Electa Napoli, (p.49).

 

Ins. Orientalis II.17, Herculaneum. September 2015. Entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.17, Herculaneum. September 2015. Threshold of entrance doorway.

 

Ins. Or. II.17, Herculaneum. July 2017. Looking east towards entrance doorway.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. II.17, Herculaneum. July 2017. Looking east towards entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

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Ins. Or. II.17, on left, Herculaneum. October 2014. Looking east to entrance doorways, and with Ins.Or.II.16, on right.  

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Or. II.17, on left, Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking east to entrance doorways, and with Ins.Or.II.16, on right.   Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Ins. Or. II.17, on left, Herculaneum. October 2012. Looking east to entrance doorways, and with Ins. Or. II.16, on right.  

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.17, Herculaneum. September 2015. Looking east from entrance.

 

Ins. Orientalis II.17, Herculaneum. September 2015.

Looking east towards an upper floor, presumably with the outline of the stairs visible against the south wall, on right.