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I.10.8 Pompeii. Casa di Minucius

or Domus and textrina of Minucius Fuscus and Minucius Epaphra.

Excavated 1929 and 1934.

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I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance doorway, with remains of benches on either side.

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Entrance doorway, with remains of benches on either side. 

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance. According to La Rocca and De Vos, and Della Corte, the owner of this weaving establishment was almost certainly Minucius. He was, perhaps, also a gladiator, according to the graffito found on the left side of the entrance.
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as –
Minucio Fusco f[eli]c[iter] 
Minuci mur(millo) vic(isti) 
[3]tio va(le) fel(iciter)            [CIL IV 7360]
Q(uimtum) Postumium Proculum 
aed(ilem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)   Epaphra rog(at)       [CIL IV 7357]
See La Rocca, E, de Vos, M & E, & Coarelli, F. (1981): Guida archeologica di Pompei. Milan: Mondadore (p.172)
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.300-301)

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance.

According to La Rocca and De Vos, and Della Corte, the owner of this weaving establishment was almost certainly Minucius.

He was, perhaps, also a gladiator, according to the graffito found on the left side of the entrance.

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as –


Minucio Fusco f[eli]c[iter]

Minuci mur(millo) vic(isti)

[3]tio va(le) fel(iciter)            [CIL IV 7360]

 

Q(uimtum) Postumium Proculum

aed(ilem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)   Epaphra rog(at)       [CIL IV 7357]

 

See La Rocca, E, de Vos, M & E, & Coarelli, F. (1981): Guida archeologica di Pompei. Milan: Mondadore (p.172)

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.300-301)

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Entrance corridor.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance corridor.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Looking south along entrance corridor to Room 1. Atrium.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. 

Looking south along entrance corridor to room 1, the atrium.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking along fauces to atrium and rear rooms.  According to Wallace-Hadrill, this is possibly identified as aweaving establishment, on basis of loom weights and graffiti found. A large range of domestic objects was also found here. See Wallace-Hadrill, A. (1994). Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Princetown Univ. Press,  (p.193)

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Looking along fauces to atrium and rear rooms. 

According to Wallace-Hadrill, this is possibly identified as a weaving establishment, on basis of loom weights and graffiti found.

A large range of domestic objects was also found here.

See Wallace-Hadrill, A. (1994). Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Princetown Univ. Press, (p.193)

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Looking along fauces to atrium and rear rooms.

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Looking along fauces to atrium and rear rooms. 

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 1.  Impluvium in atrium.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, impluvium in atrium.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Impluvium.

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2007. Impluvium. 

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north across atrium.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north across atrium. 

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north across atrium towards entrance doorway.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 1, looking north across atrium towards entrance doorway. 

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, oecus, in north-east corner of atrium, with doorway to room 3.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 2, oecus, in north-east corner of atrium, with doorway to room 3.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 2. Oecus. North wall.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 2, north wall of oecus.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3 in east wall of oecus.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3 in east wall of oecus.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  December 2004.  Doorway to room 3 on east side of atrium.

I.10.8 Pompeii. December 2004. Doorway to room 3 on east side of atrium.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii.  March 2009.  Room 3. Cubiculum. Looking east.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, cubiculum. Looking east.

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north wall of cubiculum with window onto Vicolo del Menandro. According to PPP, the following graffito was found on the north wall of the cubiculum, CIL IV 8380.
According to Della Corte, found on a wall in this white cubiculum, were CIL IV 8380, 8381 and 8384. According to PPP, CIL IV 8384 was found on the south wall of this cubiculum, see below. See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.137) See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.301)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these (incl 8384) read as –
Onesime 
xurikilla 
dos labii Onesimus 
Onesime <c=Q>un(n)u(m) li(n)ge        [CIL IV 8380]
"GR"      [CIL IV 8381]
Contemno derideo Latona(m) tua(m) Salvilla[m]       [CIL IV 8384]

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, north wall of cubiculum with window onto Vicolo del Menandro.

According to PPP, the following graffito was found on the north wall of the cubiculum, CIL IV 8380.

According to Della Corte, found on a wall in this white cubiculum, were CIL IV 8380, 8381 and 8384.

According to PPP, CIL IV 8384 was found on the south wall of this cubiculum. (see below in Pt. 2) .

See Bragantini, de Vos, Badoni, 1981. Pitture e Pavimenti di Pompei, Parte 1. Rome: ICCD. (p.137)

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.301)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these (incl 8384) read as –

 

Onesime

xurikilla

dos labii Onesimus

Onesime <c=Q>un(n)u(m) li(n)ge        [CIL IV 8380]

"GR"      [CIL IV 8381]

Contemno derideo Latona(m) tua(m) Salvilla[m]       [CIL IV 8384]

 

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, painted medallion on north wall of cubiculum.

I.10.8 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, painted medallion on north wall of cubiculum.  

 

 

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