Drawing of a stag

((:cervus a viro laqueo captus))
((:stag captured by a man with a rope))

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Description of Drawing (English): stag captured by a man with a rope
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of Stags (IV.21)
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Drawing Categories: Other , Animals
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 31.7
  • Min Letter Height: 4.0
  • Max Letter Height: 7.3
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2), Mensura secundum (3)
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10561 (nota) (1)
Tran Tam Tinh, La Casa dei Cervi a Herculaneum (1988) 83 Abb. 231 (2)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 1124 (Jäger führt Hirsch an der Leine) (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR145007
Suggested Citation: 'Drawing of a stag', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR145007> [accessed: 11 Dec 2017]

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