Drawing of a camel

((:camelus dromedarius cum cauda, lodicem gerens, ad dextram incedens))

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Description of Drawing (English): camel, wearing blanket, with tail, walking to the right
Findspot: Herculaneum, Samnite House (V.1)
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Drawing Category: Animals
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), Contulerunt Beall, Bey IV, McCrory, Opdenhoff, Tomasi, Zimmermann Damer a. 2014.
Bibliography: M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 1443 (Esel/camel) (1)
Link to EDR: #EDR144514
Suggested Citation: 'Drawing of a camel', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR144514> [accessed: 22 Jun 2018]

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