Graffito in Greek


Translation: Oh Philippos!
Findspot: Herculaneum, Decumanus Inferior (V.34-35)
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Precise Location: Insula V.35, Casa del Gran Portale, Facade
Language: Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (3), mensurae secundum (1), qui indicat haec inscriptio intra ultima littera B (EDR140056) erat. Periit (4).
Contulerunt et non invenerunt Beall, Bey IV, Opdenhoff, Tomasi, Zimmermann Damer a. 2014.
v. 1: trascrizione del latino Philippi (1), ΦΙΛΙΠΠΙ (2), it is... likely that the final mark is only part of the letter the writer intended to inscribe. The vertical stroke was very possibly the beginning of an epsilon (3)
Bibliography: Rend. Ac. Arch. Nap., 33, 1958, p. 257, n. 148 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 10588b (2)
Am. Journ. Arch. 122, 2018, pp. 213, 222, 240 (R. Benefiel et H. Sypniewski) (3) (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR140057
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR140057, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <> [accessed: 19 Sep 2021]

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Fanny Opdenhoff

Last Revision: 2018-07-10