Drawing of a man

((:viri imago ad sinistram))
((:image of a man facing left))

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

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Description of a figural graffito (used by EDR and AGP)

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Description of Drawing (English): man facing left
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
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Drawing Category: Human figures
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 10.6
  • Min Letter Height: 3.9
  • Max Letter Height: 6.6
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1) qui indicat: un profilo virile a sin.
Prope EDR140167, EDR140169, EDR140175, EDR140178
Bibliography: Rend. Ac. Arch. Nap., 33, 1958, p. 268, nr. 353 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 10586 (nota) (2)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 486 (B├╝ste) (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR145296
Suggested Citation: 'Drawing of a man', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR145296> [accessed: 11 Dec 2017]

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