Poetic graffito?

nec Phrygas (:Phryges)
extabant. Quid
agit apex
dester (:dexter)


Translation: Nor were the Phyrgians (visible? prominent? existing?). How's your right (apex?) doing?
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. LXI, stria 14
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), mensurae ex apographo apud (2). Periit (3). Contulerunt Sypniewski et Benefiel (AGP) a. 2019; tectorio abraso non invenerunt.
v. 1: PHRYGAS pro PHRYGES scriptum
v. 3: APEX dubiose (3)
v. 4: DEXTER (1) et in schedis Marichal apud (3); aliter (2): DESTER
vv. 1-2: Cf. Verg. Aen. 1.468: HAC PHYRGES, INSTARET CURRU CRISTATUS ACHILLES (1)-(2).
Infra EDR127826 (PRIMA)
Permulti tituli in eadem columna inveniuntur: EDR127816, EDR127817, EDR127818 (stria 5); EDR127819 (stria 6); EDR127820 (stria 6-10); EDR127821 (stria 6-7), EDR127822 (stria 7); EDR127823, EDR073638 (stria 10); EDR167589 (stria 13); EDR127140, EDR127231, EDR127233, EDR127234 (stria 15); EDR167628 (stria 16-17
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 266, nr. 144 con apografo (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08624b con apografo (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL Vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 145 con apografo et foto (3)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127827 (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR127827
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR127827, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127827> [accessed: 12 Jun 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributors: Joshua Zacks, Holly Sypniewski

Contributors: H. Sypniewski, H. Busby, C. Hartline, J. Rach, B. Wright, M. Yorio

Last Revision: 2019-09-03

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