Graffito naming Marcellus

si vol(es?) cum Marcello bona[---]

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)

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Translation: If (...) with Marcellus good (...?)
Findspot: Herculaneum, The Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
property metadata ➜
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 33
  • Min Letter Height: 1.1
  • Max Letter Height: 2.8
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1), periit (2)
Prope EDR140213, EDR140217, EDR140219, EDR140223, EDR140224, EDR140226, EDR140237, EDR140232, EDR140233
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10541 (1)
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 (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR140221
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito naming Marcellus', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 18 Jun 2018]

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