Ancient Rome: Images and Pictures
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Ancient Pompeii: House of the Surgeon
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Exterior View from the Main Street

Main Atrium of the House
as viewed through the front door

Front Door of the Surgeon's House

Atrium and Interior Rooms
as viewed through the side door

Cork Model of Pompeii
in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale Napoli
House of the Surgeon
Street and Neighborhood
of the Surgeon's House
Main Forum in Pompeii
Northern Corner of Pompeii:
Area of Surgeon's House
Wall Map of Pompeii: 
showing extent of excavations
(North is to the left)
Wall Map: Close-up of
area of Surgeon's House
(in the middle of the photo)

Other Scenes from Pompeii

Inside the Forum of Pompeii

A street near the Forum 

Yale students touring the Forum

Entrance to the Building of Eumachia
(on the East side of the Forum of Pompeii)
(with a dedicatory inscription - see below)

Map of the Villa of the Mysteries
(in the Archaeological Museum, Naples)

Tomb of Mamia, a priestess
(just West of Pompeii, shown to us by Allen Hunt)
(with a funerary inscription - see below)

Dean Bechard describing the Villa

Ancient Olive Press inside
the Villa of the Mysteries


The Eumachia Inscription (CIL 10.810):

EVMACHIA L F SACERD PVBL NOMINE SVO ET
M NVMISTRI FRONTONIS FILI CHALCIDICVM CRYPTAM PORTICVS CONCORDIAE
AVGVSTAE PIETATI SUA PEQVNIA FECIT EADEMQVE DEDICAVIT

Eumachia, daughter of Lucius [Eumachius], a public priestess, in her own name and
[in the name] of her son, Marcus Numistrius Fronto, built the chalcidicum, the porticus, and the crypta
at her own expense, and dedicated them to Concordia Augusta and to Pietas.

[See also the Pompeii Forum Project website by Prof. John J. Dobbins, University of Virginia]


The Mamia Funerary Inscription (CIL 10.998):

MAMIAE P F SACERDOTI PVBLICAE LOCVS SEPVLTVR(ae) DATVS DECVRIONVM DECRETO

To [the memory of] Mamia, daughter of Publius [Mamius], a public priestess. A place for burial was given by a decree of the decurions [i.e., the city council].
 


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