Drawing of a gladiator

((:gladiator armatus cum galea exigua et scuto longo))
((:gladiator armed with a short sword and a long plate))

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Description of Drawing (English): gladiator armed with sword and long shield
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of Argus (II.2)
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Drawing Category: Gladiators
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), periit (3)
Bibliography: C. Bonucci, Ercolano (Napoli), 1835 (1)
M. Ruggiero, Storia degli Scavi di Ercolano (1885) 551 (2)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 903 (gladiator) (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR145384
Suggested Citation: 'Drawing of a gladiator', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR145384> [accessed: 18 Jun 2018]

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