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)
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.
Looking south along entrance corridor to room 1, the atrium.
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. March 2009. Room 1, looking north across atrium towards entrance doorway.
Room 2, oecus, in north-east corner of atrium, with doorway to room 3.
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 –
dos labii Onesimus
Onesime <c=Q>un(n)u(m) li(n)ge
[CIL IV 8380]
[CIL IV 8381]
Contemno derideo Latona(m) tua(m) Salvilla[m] [CIL IV 8384]