Greetings

[---]lius CINT genius suae sal(utem)
[---]CIN N AGIO GORC R

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

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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: [---]lius sends greetings to his (girlfriend?). (...other letters here...)
Findspot: Herculaneum, The Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
property metadata ➜
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 14.1
  • Min Letter Height: 0.4
  • Max Letter Height: 2.3
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1), periit (2)
v. 1: CINT aut SINT legi posse videtur (1); tria extrema verba [PRIMI]GENIUS SUAE SAL(UTEM) Della Corte apud (1) interpretatur. II scriptum pro littera E
Prope EDR140213, EDR140217, EDR140221, EDR140223, EDR140224, EDR140226, EDR140237, EDR140232, EDR140233
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10540 (1)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 489, con foto (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR140219
Suggested Citation: 'Greetings', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR140219> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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