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Pompeianis Paevoniam (:Paeoniam)
PO
((:figura hominis ad sin.))


Translation: A peony(?) for the Pompeians, PO
Description of Drawing (English): Human figure facing left
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. XII, striae 16-17
Drawing Category: Human figures
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae verborum secundum (2). Periit (3)-(4), et vere textus periit, sed figura, tamquam in tectorio corroso, adhuc extat (5). Contulerunt Sypniewski et Benefiel (AGP) a. 2019.
v. 2: Po(mpeianis) (2)
Mensurae imaginis secundum (5)
Alt.: 6,5; lat.: 2,0
Titulus trans duas strias (16-17) et fasciolam scriptus est; figura infra in stria 16 videtur.
Supra duas figuras in stria 16 (EDR167411 et EDR167412), et unam in stria 17 (EDR167413).
In eadem columna EDR174688 (stria 11, 12), EDR167414 (stria 13)
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 245-46, nr. 29 con apografo (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08544 con apografo (2)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung Und Bedeutung, Wiesbaden 2001, nr. 698 (laufende Figur), con apografo (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL Vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 125 con foto (4)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128757 (5)
Link to EDR: #EDR128757
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR128757, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128757> [accessed: 21 Apr 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributors: Holly Sypniewski, Vergil Par / Rebecca Benefiel, Holly Sypniewski

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

Last Revision: 2020-05-29

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