Series of letters

ovas EVCL E VA M X P vectat

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)

[- - -]
Translation: You rejoice (...other letters here...) it carries.
Findspot: Herculaneum, The Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 57.5
  • Min Letter Height: 0.9
  • Max Letter Height: 10
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (2), contulerunt et non invenerunt Campbell, Helms, Hicks, Nyhuis, Rasmussen, Rebman (HGP) a. 2014.
Hic titulus olim erat iuxta parvam picturam quae nunc periit (3).
v. 1: II scriptum pro ultima littera E. Litterae X et P sunt dubiae lectionis (2), sed illae videntur satis clarae in imagine apud (3). Ex apographo et OVES legi posse videtur (2). Della Corte indicat Alla base dell'indicata area, resta enigmatica la prima E (1).
Prope EDR140213, EDR140219, EDR140221, EDR140223, EDR140224, EDR140226, EDR140237, EDR140232, EDR140233
Bibliography: Rend. Ac. Arch. Nap. 33, 1958, p. 263, nr. 274 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 10539 (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 488, con foto di una parte dell' iscrizione (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR140217
Suggested Citation: 'Series of letters', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 25 May 2018]

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