Statement about a centurion

centonem non habet

Letters once present, now missing due to damage to the surface or support

Damage to the surface or support; letters cannot be restored with certainty

Abbreviation; text was never written out; expanded by editor

Letters intentionally erased in antiquity

Letters whose reading is clear but meaning is incomprehensible

Characters damaged or unclear that would be unintelligible without context

Characters formerly visible, now missing

Description of a figural graffito (used by EDR and AGP)

Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)

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Translation: The centurion does not have a blanket (...)
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
property metadata ➜
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 37
  • Min Letter Height: 2.5
  • Max Letter Height: 1
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (4)
Prope EDR140180, EDR140138, EDR151872, EDR140139, EDR140134, EDR140164
Bibliography: Rend. Ac. Arch. Nap., 33, 1958, p. 268, n. 349 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 10581 (2)
J. Liu, Collegia Centonariorum: The Guilds of Textile Dealers in the Roman West, Brill 2009, p. 63 (3)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 495, con foto (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR140141
Suggested Citation: 'Statement about a centurion', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 18 Jun 2018]

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