Graffito

con[ti]quere (:conticuere) omn(es)

Letters once present, now missing due to damage to the surface or support

Damage to the surface or support; letters cannot be restored with certainty

Abbreviation; text was never written out; expanded by editor

Letters intentionally erased in antiquity

Letters whose reading is clear but meaning is incomprehensible

Characters damaged or unclear that would be unintelligible without context

Characters formerly visible, now missing

Description of a figural graffito (used by EDR and AGP)

Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)


Symbol
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a(bc)
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ạḅ
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((:abc))
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Findspot: Pompeii, Casa dei Quattro Stili (I.8.17)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: charcoal
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensura secundum (1), periit (3)
v. 1: con[ti]quere pro conticuere
Bibliography: CIL 04, 08222 (1)
A. Gallo, La Casa dei Quattro Stili, Napoli 1989, p. 87 (2)
R. Benefiel, apud Ancient Graffiti in Context, New York 2011, pp. 39 and 48 (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR125001
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR125001> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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