Names written in the shape of boats

((:nomina FAVSTVS et NOTHVS scripta in forma trium navium, NOTHVS bis))

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Translation: Θ Faustus Nothus Nothus
Description of Drawing (English): names FAVSTVS and NOTHVS written in the shape of three boats, NOTHVS twice
Findspot: Herculaneum , Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
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Drawing Category: Boats
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1); periit (3).
Langner (2) attribuit v. 2 ad suum numerum 11, et v. 3 ad suum numerum 12, omisit v. 4.
v. 3: NOTHVS aut NEPTVNVS (2)
v. 1: lat.: 2,3; litt. alt.: 3,4
v. 2: lat.: 12,6; litt. alt.: 1,1-5,3
v. 3: lat.: 8,5; litt. alt.: 1,1-2,9
v. 4: lat.: 11,1; litt. alt.: 1,8-5,1
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10532 (1)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung, Wiesbaden 2001, nr. 11 und 12 (Buchstabenschiff) (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 487, con foto (3)
Am. Journ. Arch. 122, 2018, p. 213, 239 (R. Benefiel et H. Sypniewski) (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR144354
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR144354, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR144354> [accessed: 22 May 2019]

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

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