Graffito with a price

Mula fellaat (:fellat) [A]ntoni
Fortunata a(eris) a(ssibus) II
((:herma mulieris))

Epigraphic Convention Key
Symbol Meaning
[abc] Letters once present, now missing due to damage to the surface or support
a(bc) Abbreviation; text was never written out; expanded by editor
((:abc)) Description of a figural graffito (used by EDR and AGP)
(:abc) Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)
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Translation: Mula performs fellatio(?) Antoni(us?). Fortunata - 2 (bronze) asses (coins).
Findspot: Pompeii , Bottega del fruttivendolo Felix (I.8.1)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1)
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)
Link to EDR: #EDR128557
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR128557, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128557> [accessed: 15 Dec 2018]

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Vergil Par

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