Gallery – Painted Residence: 2010 Excavations

Detail view of the geometric wall design (painted on plaster) representing horizontal panels in Room 6, west wall.
The intact burial of an adult, lop-eared Nubian she-goat (possibly sacrificed) below the floor in front of a doorway in the service apartments of the residence.
Exposure of the geometric design in Room 6, showing also scattered ceiling plaster in the fill.
Upper wall decoration exposed at the commencement of excavation, showing also collapsed roofing beams.
Debris and fill in the northwest corner area of Room 1, prior to the excavation of Trench E.
View of the decorated arch which is associated with the recess at the west end of Room 11.
View of the collapsed roofing material found in situ within Room 6.
Depiction of a cockerel within a painted wall panel in the northwest corner area of Room 1.
Detail view of a section of upper wall decoration which has a Greek inscription.
Post-excavation view of the Trench E area showing the two western circular pillars.
General view looking northwest through Room 1, showing the eroded flooring.
Detail view of the west area of Trench E, showing wooden framing in situ at floor level.
Detail of the northwest corner of Room 1, showing the wooden framing and part of the recess at the west end of Room 11.
Detail of the collapsed roofing material in the fill of Room 6, showing bound gereed (palm fronds) and impressions of gereed in mud plaster.
Detail view of a decorated wall panel with the head of a boy depicted within the central inset, showing also collapsed roof material.
View of the recess at the west end of Room 11, which is decorated with panels.
Depiction of a female within a painted wall panel in the northwest corner area of Room 1.
General view into Room 7 from above, showing the state of preserved wall and decoration and roofing collapse in situ.
Detail view of one of the panel designs with a bearded male depicted in the central pane.
View of the south wall and doorway of Room 7, showing the varying, decorative panel design.
General view of the northwest corner area of Room 1 after excavation, looking into Room 11.
View of a panel on the north wall of Room 11, showing part of the recess, which may have been domed.