Graffito naming Proculus

((:herma viri))
((:bust of a man))

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Translation: Proculus
Description of Drawing (English): bust of a man
Findspot: Herculaneum, Shop (IV.11)
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Drawing Category: Human figures
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Length: 17
  • Min Letter Height: 1.8
  • Max Letter Height: 6.8
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1); periit (2).
v. 1: lat.: 17,0; litt. alt.: 1,8-6,8 secundum (1).
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10526 (nota) (1)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung und Bedeutung. Wiesbaden 2001, n. 213 (B├╝ste) (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR145942
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito naming Proculus', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 25 May 2018]

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