Graffito mentioning the cities of Puteoli and Herculaneum

[---]AS[---] conclave Puteolis
[---]LE consitont (:consistunt) Herculaneses (:Herculanenses) navculae (:naviculae)

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Translation: ... the place at Puteoli... the small Herculanean boats dock.
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Painted Papyrus (IV.8)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Height: 7.3
  • Graffito Length: 30
  • Height from Ground: 149.5
  • Min Letter Height: 0.3
  • Max Letter Height: 1.1
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), contulerunt et mensuras prehenderunt Hicks, Rebman, Nyhuis, Rasmussen, Helms, Campbell, et Frampton a. 2014.
vv. 1-2: II scriptum pro littera E.
v. 1: AS non legitur a. 2014. sub verbo CONCLAVE sunt litterae aut vestigia, quae secundum (1) COANA videntur, sed vidimus tantum N.
v. 2: [---]LE CONSITONT (2); Della Corte apud (1) [NAVIC]UL(A)E CONVI(C)TORES HERCULANE(N)SES NAV(I)CULAE; Maiuri apud (1) [NAVICULA]RII CONSI(S)TONT. CONSITONT pro CONSISTUNT; HERCULANESES pro HERCULANENSES; NAVCULAE pro NAVICULAE.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10520 con apografo (1)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 486, con foto (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR140147
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito mentioning the cities of Puteoli and Herculaneum', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR140147> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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