I.13.11 Pompeii. December 2007. Entrance.
I.13.11 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking north from entrance across garden area.
Doorway to enclosed tablinum, on left, and kitchen on right, on north side of garden area.
Doorways to cubiculum on left, and oecus on the right, on west side of garden, with lararium niche between.
According to PPP, on the west wall between doorways was the lararium niche, with serpent, red flowers and red border, much decayed.
See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.189)
According to Frohlich and Giacobello, the rectangular niche was painted on its inside walls with red flowers, no longer conserved.
There may have been two statuettes found in this lararium, Hercules and Minerva.
See Fröhlich, T., 1991. Lararien und Fassadenbilder in den Vesuvstädten. Mainz: von Zabern. (L31)
See Giacobello, F., 2008. Larari Pompeiani: Iconografia e culto dei Lari in ambito domestico. Milano: LED Edizioni. (p.233)
I.13.11 Pompeii. December 2004. Wall between I.13.12 and I.13.11 in Via di Castricio.
I.13 Pompeii. December 2004. Via di Castricio looking east to the Palaestra from outside 1.14.7.