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IX.3.14 Pompeii. Shop and dwelling house of C. Catius Scithus

or Taberna C. Cati Scithi. Excavated 1870.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.

 

Front wall between IX.3.14 and IX.3.15.  December 2007.
Between entrances 14/15 Fröhlich identified a painting of Mercury and Minerva which is now destroyed.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991, Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten.  Mainz: von Zabern.  (F62: p.331).
Della Corte said the painting of Mercury and Minerva found on the doorpost to the right of the entrance was to bring good fortune to the unknown man of commerce working from here.  
A seal or stamp found here suggested he was C. Cat(ius) Scith(us).  
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p. 190, S22)
See Trendelenburg in BdI 1871, (p.209)

Front wall between IX.3.14 and IX.3.15.  December 2007.

Between entrances 14/15 Fröhlich identified a painting of Mercury and Minerva which is now destroyed.

See Fröhlich, T., 1991, Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten.  Mainz: von Zabern.  (F62: p.331).

Della Corte said the painting of Mercury and Minerva found on the doorpost to the right of the entrance was to bring good fortune to the unknown man of commerce working from here. 

A seal or stamp found here suggested he was C. Cat(ius) Scith(us). 

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p. 190, S22)

See Trendelenburg in BdI 1871, (p.209)

 

Front wall between IX.3.13 and IX.3.14.  December 2007.

Front wall between IX.3.13 and IX.3.14. December 2007.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. West wall..

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. West wall.

 

IX.3.14  Shop and dwelling house of C Catius Scithus. 
(Taberna C Cati Scithi)  May 2005.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Outline of staircase in the plaster on west wall. 

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Outline of staircase in the plaster on west wall, and niche and altar on north wall.   Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Outline of staircase in the plaster on west wall, and niche and altar on north wall.  

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. North wall and east wall of shop.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. North wall and east wall of shop.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Niche and altar. According to Boyce, an arched niche was in the north wall of the shop. Against the wall below it stood a masonry altar. See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.84)  See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.146)

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Niche and altar.

According to Boyce, an arched niche was in the north wall of the shop.

Against the wall below it stood a masonry altar.

See Boyce G. K., 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii. Rome: MAAR 14. (p.84)

See Pappalardo, U., 2001. La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (1875). Napoli: Massa Editore. (p.146)

 

IX.3.14  Shop and dwelling house of C Catius Scithus.   December 2007. Niche and altar.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche and altar, in front of doorway to rear room on east side.

 

IX.3.14  Shop and dwelling house of C Catius Scithus.   December 2007. Niche.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. December 2007. Niche.

 

IX.3.14 two recesses.  May 2005.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Two recesses in room on east side. 

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. 
Corridor to rear on west side, which was only partly covered by a roof, containing the fusorium, hearth and the latrine.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005.

Corridor to rear on west side, which was only partly covered by a roof, containing the fusorium, hearth and the latrine.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Fusorium near west wall.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Fusorium near west wall.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.
Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Detail of hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Detail of hearth and water reservoir at north end of corridor.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Interior of water reservoir.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Interior of water reservoir.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Conduit of water reservoir.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2005. Conduit of water reservoir.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Conduit of water reservoir. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Conduit of water reservoir.

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Looking north-west. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Looking north-west. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Detail of north end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

IX.3.14 Pompeii. June 2005. Detail of north end. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.