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V 1,7 Casa del Torello, Room 13 (tablinum)
Thomas Staub Page updated: 2017-02-18
DESCRIPTION
Room 13 ( Tablinum)
The Tablinum (room 13) is situated in the traditional location between the atrium and the peristyle of the house. Its prime orientation towards the atrium is indicated by the continuation of the floor from the one room into the other, the division is indicated only by some rows of white marble pieces set into the floor. Also the entire south side opens up towards the atrium, whereas narrow walls are flanking the still very wide opening towards the peristyle. Two steps at the northern side of the room are inserted to even out the difference in the floor levels due to the rising ground towards the north in the house. The two side walls (east and west) are largely damaged and repaired probably in the bourbon period, shortly after the excavation of this part of the house in the 1830ies. What remains of the ancient structures show that the walls belong to the original building phase of the house.
The walls showed remains of the decorations belonging to the Second Style, which were in a poor state of preservation already in the 19th century.


Maximera MEASUREMENTS
Dimensions: 4.84 - 5.03 m x 5.40 - 5.45 m = 26.77 m²

Maximera EXCAVATIONS
This part of the house was excavated between 1836 and 1838 (Pompeianarum Antiquitatum Historia vol. 2 (Fiorelli 1862, 329 â€" 353))
Photo/drawing:
Henrik Boman
Photo/drawing:
Thomas Staub
Photo/drawing:
Thomas Staub
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DOCUMENTATION & ANALYSIS
V 1,1.32 Taberna
V 1,2 Taberna
V 1,3 House
V 1,4 Tinctoria
V 1,5 Tinctoria
V 1,6 Taberna
V 1,7 Casa del Torello
Facade
Facade east side
Room 01 (vestibulum)
Room 02
Room 03 (fauces)
Room 04 (atrium)
Room 05
Room 06
Room 07
Room 08
Room 09 (ala)
Room 10
Room 11
Room 12
Room 13 (tablinum)
Structures
N wall
E wall
W wall
Floor
Features
Threshold
Decorations
Wall decoration (extant)
Room 14 (ala)
Room 15
Room 16
Room 17
Room 18 (triclinium)
Room 19 (private baths)
Room 20 (private baths)
Room a
Room b (cantina)
Room b (peristyle)
Room c
Room d
Room e
Room f
Room g
Room h
Room h1
Room h2
Room i
Room k
Room l (culina)
V 1,8 Taberna
V 1,13 Caupona
V 1,14-16 Bakery
V 1,17 Taberna
V 1,18 Casa degli Epigrammi
    greci

V 1,19 Taberna
V 1,20-21 Taberna
V 1,22 Taberna
V 1,23 Casa di Caecilius
    Iucundus - North House

V 1,24 Taberna
V 1,25 Taberna
V 1,26 Casa di Caecilius
    Iucundus - South House

V 1,27 Taberna
V 1,28 Casa di Tofelanus
    Valens

V 1,29 Taberna
V 1,30 Taberna
V 1,31 Taberna
Facade - Via del Vesuvio
Facade - Via di Nola
Facade - Vicolo delle
    Nozze d’Argento

Facade - Vicolo di Caecilius
    Iucundus

Street - Vicolo delle
    Nozze d’Argento

Street - Vicolo di Caecilius
    Iucundus

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