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I.7.14 Pompeii. Caupona of Masculus. Linked to I.7.13. Excavated 1927.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. June 2017. Entrance doorway to bar.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

I.7.14 Pompeii. June 2017. Entrance doorway to bar. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii, on left. 1961. Looking north-west on the Via di Castricio, towards Vicolo di Efebo and graffiti on its corner. On the right is the entrance doorway of I.8.15. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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I.7.14 Pompeii, on left. 1961. Looking north-west on the Via di Castricio, towards Vicolo dell’Efebo and graffiti on its corner.

On the right is the entrance doorway of I.8.15. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway to bar, looking north. According to Della Corte, the keeper of the bar was a certain Masculus, as proved by three electoral recommendations. Two were painted on the wall to the left of the doorway, and one on the right of it –
Masculus rog(at)    [CIL IV 7238]
[Masc]u[l]us cupit    [CIL IV 7239]
Masculus cum codatis ubique (rogat)    [CIL IV 7240]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.319)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read –
Q(uintum) Postumium Proculum 
aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) Masculus rog(at)       [CIL IV 7238]
Ceium aed(ilem) 
[Masc]u[l]us cupit       [CIL IV 7239]
Cn(aeum) Helvium 
Sabinum aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis) Masculus cum codatis ubiq(ue)       [CIL IV 7240]

I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway to bar, looking north.

According to Della Corte, the keeper of the bar was a certain Masculus, as proved by three electoral recommendations.

Two were painted on the wall to the left of the doorway, and one [CIL IV 7240] was on the right of it –

Masculus rog(at)    [CIL IV 7238]

[Masc]u[l]us cupit    [CIL IV 7239]

Masculus cum codatis ubique (rogat)    [CIL IV 7240]

See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (649, p.319)

 

These are recorded in CIL IV as

Q · POSTVMIVM · PROCVLVM

AED · D · R · P · MASCVLVS · ROG      [CIL IV 7238]

 

CEIVM · AED

MASCVLVS · CVPIT      [CIL IV 7239]

 

CN · HELVIVM

SABINVM · AED · D · R · P · O ·V ·F

MASCVLVS · CVM · CODATIS · VBIQ      [CIL IV 7240]

See Della Corte M., 1955. Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum Vol. IV, Supp 3, Lieferung 1. Berlin: De Gruyter, p. 799.

 

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

 

Q(uintum) Postumium Proculum

aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) Masculus rog(at)       [CIL IV 7238]

 

Ceium aed(ilem)

[Masc]u[l]us cupit       [CIL IV 7239]

 

Cn(aeum) Helvium

Sabinum aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis) Masculus cum codatis ubiq(ue)       [CIL IV 7240]

 

Michael Binns has provided these translations:

 

Masculus asks (that you make) Quintus Postumius Proculus aedile (as he is) worthy of the city.      [CIL IV 7238]

Masculus desires Ceius as aedile      [CIL IV 7239]

I, Masculus, with my followers(?) everywhere, beg that you make Gnaeus Helvius Sabinus aedile as he is worthy of the city.      [CIL IV 7240]

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2017. Remains of painted inscription (CIL IV 7238) on left (west) side of entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2017. Remains of painted inscription (CIL IV 7238) on left (west) side of entrance doorway.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of part of the remains of the painted inscription – POSTVM   [CIL IV 7238].  Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2017. Detail of part of the remains of the painted inscription – POSTVM   [CIL IV 7238].

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Top of podium. When excavated the south side of the podium was decorated with a painting, now faded and vanished, that represented the figure of an ithyphallic Priapos. See Cibi e sapori a Pompei e dintorni, exhibition catalogue from Boscoreale Antiquarium, 2005, (p.101, with photo)

I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Top of podium.

When excavated the south side of the podium was decorated with a painting, now faded and vanished, which represented the figure of an ithyphallic Priapus.

See Cibi e Sapori a Pompei e Dintorni, exhibition catalogue from Boscoreale Antiquarium, 2005, (p.101, with photo)

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north from bar-room, to room with I.7.13 in east wall, and doorway to rear room.

I.7.14 Pompeii. September 2005. Looking north from bar-room, to room with I.7.13 in east wall, and doorway to rear room.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. Old undated photograph showing female figure in a long robe. 
She held in her raised hands an object possibly a scroll.  
She was identified as possibly the Muse, Calliope. 
The painting was part of the decoration, on a white background, of the upper north wall of the cenacolo of the upper floor.

I.7.14 Pompeii. Old undated photograph showing female figure in a long robe.

She held in her raised hands an object possibly a scroll.  

She was identified as possibly the Muse, Calliope.

The painting was part of the decoration, on a white background, of the upper north wall of the cenacolo of the upper floor.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Looking south from rear of counter towards entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Looking south from rear of counter towards entrance doorway. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Detail of area on north end of counter. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

I.7.14 Pompeii. May 2003. Detail of area on north end of counter. Photo courtesy of Nicolas Monteix.

 

 

 

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