Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.
IX.12.1, IX.12.2, IX.12.3, IX.12.4,
Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.
According to Varone and Stefani, found on the pilaster on the left of the entrance doorway was CIL IV 7892.
See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, (p.442 etc)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), it read –
Magnum o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis) [CIL IV 7892]
IX.12.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Entrance behind glass front.
IX.12.2 and IX.12.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south.
IX.12.2 Pompeii, stairs to upper floor, on left, and IX.12.1, in centre. May 2010.
Looking south from rear rooms.
According to Della Corte, found on the west wall of the workshop, was CIL IV 9108.
According to Cooley, this translated as –
6 July. Tunic 15 sesterces.
See Della Corte, M., 1965. Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.321)
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.178)
Both agreed this graffito related to textile production and trade, and the price paid for the tunic.
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this read –
<HS=SH> XV [CIL IV 9108]
IX.12.2 Pompeii. May 2010. Doorway to stairs to upper floor, on left, and IX.12.1, in centre.
Looking south across Via dell’Abbondanza.
IX.12.1/2 Pompeii. May 2010. Looking south across Regio 1 from upper floor.
IX.12.5, IX.12.4, IX.12.3, IX.12.2 and IX.12.1 Pompeii. March 2009. Taken from the rear, looking south.
IX.11 Pompeii. May 2010. Unnamed vicolo looking north. IX.12