Graffito with a price

Mula fellaat (:fellat) [A]ntoni
Fortunata a(eris) a(ssibus) II
((:caput hominis))


Translation: Mula performs fellatio(?) Antoni(us?). Fortunata - 2 (bronze) asses (coins).
Findspot: Pompeii, Bottega del fruttivendolo Felix (I.8.1)
Drawing Category: Human figures
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1)(5)
v. 1: FELLAAT pro FELLAT
v. 3: herma muliebris prospiciens (1), sed imago feminae esse non videtur
Bibliography: CIL 04, 08185 (1)
J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary, London 1990, p. 122 (2)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana: iscrizioni d'amore sui muri di Pompei, Rome 1994, p. 75, 140 (3)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung Und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 189 (Kopf: Fortunata) (4)
Off the Beaten Track: Epigraphy at the Borders, Oxford 2016, p. 41 (R. Benefiel and H. Sypniewski) (5)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128557 (6)
Link to EDR: #EDR128557
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR128557, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128557> [accessed: 21 Apr 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Vergil Par

Last Revision: 2020-12-22

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