Graffito naming Oceanus

〈:columna I〉

〈:columna II〉
Ocaeanus (:Oceanus)

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

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

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Translation: (...) Oceanus
Findspot: Herculaneum, Boutique/shop transformed into an apartment (V.17-18)
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Language: Latin/Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 4.3
  • Min Letter Height: 0.5
  • Max Letter Height: 1.6
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2), qui ordinem titulorum bene explicat, aliter (1)
Col. II, v. 1: OCAEANUS scriptum pro OCEANUS
Prope EDR140195, EDR140197, et EDR140200
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10576 and 10578 (1)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 495, con foto (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR140206
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito naming Oceanus', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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