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Villa 57. Boscoreale, Villa Regina.

Villa excavated 1977-80. Surrounding land excavated 1980, 1982 and 1983.

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Villa rustica in Contrada Villa Regina, not far from the Sarno Canal.

Bibliography

Casale A., Bianco A., Primo contributo alla topografia del suburbio pompeiano: Supplemento al n. 15 di ANTIQUA ottobre-dicembre 1979, 62, p. 41.

Ritrovamento, controllato dal Centro Studi Archeologici di Boscoreale e Boscotrecase, di cui non si ha documentazion e di archivio.

De Caro, S., 1977. Pagus Augustus Felix Suburbanus: Cronache Pompeiane, 3, p. 217.

 

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Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. South side. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. South side.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. South side.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. North side with room in north-west corner. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. North side with room in north-west corner.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. North side. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns. On the right can be seen the route of an ancient country lane running through the vineyard. A footpath also led through the vineyard leading to the doorway into the north portico.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. North side. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

On the right can be seen the route of an ancient country lane running through the vineyard.

A footpath also led through the vineyard leading to the doorway into the north portico.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. 1977-1980, the villa at the time of its discovery.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. 1977-1980, the villa at the time of its discovery.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. 1977-1980, the villa at the time of its discovery.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. 1977-1980, the villa at the time of its discovery.

 

Cast of fossilised trunk at Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. Looking east towards entrance doorway.

Cast of fossilised trunk at Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006.

Looking east towards entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Looking south towards entrance doorway.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Looking south towards entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. Looking east towards entrance doorway.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. Looking east towards entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Entrance doorway, with cast of door on right of entrance doorway.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006.

Entrance doorway, with cast of door on right of entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. Looking west towards casts of doors (c on plan) on either side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. July 2010. Looking west towards casts of doors (c on plan) on either side of doorway.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. Cast of door and doorway of room 1, on left side of entrance doorway.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006.

Cast of door and doorway of room 1, on left side of entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 1, storeroom, east wall with casts of shelves. In this room a large quantity of pottery and farm implements were found.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 1, storeroom, east wall with casts of shelves.

In this room a large quantity of pottery and farm implements were found.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 1, looking north.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 1, looking north. 

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. Found in a storeroom.  Two handled clay jar used for handling and storing food. Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. Found in a storeroom. 

Two handled clay jar used for handling and storing food.

Now in Boscoreale Antiquarium.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Doorway to room 2, cubiculum on south side of entrance doorway.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006.

Doorway to room 2, cubiculum on south side of entrance doorway.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 2, with remains of painted plaster on south wall.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 2, with remains of painted plaster on south wall.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006. Looking along south portico of room P, peristyle courtyard, towards room 3.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale. May 2006.

Looking along south portico of room P, peristyle courtyard, towards room 3.

 

Villa Regina, Boscoreale Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006. Room 3 with cistern area at end of corridor, with window from room 4, on right.

Villa Regina, Boscoreale Villa Regina, Boscoreale. December 2006.

Room 3 with cistern area at end of corridor, with window from room 4, on right.

 

 

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