Graffito in Greek

Κογι̲τ̲ά̲τ̲ο̲υ̲ϲ̲ s̲(alutem)

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)

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Translation: Cogitatus (i.e. a name)
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Bronze Herm (III.16)
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Language: Latin/Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 6.7
  • Height from Ground: 81
  • Min Letter Height: 0.5
  • Max Letter Height: 1.8
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1), contulerunt Clikeman, King, Liu, Loar, Lundquist a. 2014, sed tantum ΚΟΓ viderunt.
v. 1: ΚΟΓΙΤΑΤΟΥϹ scriptum Graece pro COGITATUS
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10505 (1)
Link to EDR: #EDR140142
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito in Greek', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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