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Graffito

((:phallus)) ratio (:rationem) mi cum ponis
Batacare te pidicaro (:pedicavero)
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Epigraphic Convention Key
Symbol Meaning
((:abc)) Description of a figural graffito (used by EDR and AGP)
(:abc) Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)
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Description of Drawing (English): phallus
Findspot: Pompeii , Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2); mensurae ex apographo apud (1).
v. 1: RATIO pro RATIONEM
v. 2: PIDICARO pro PEDICARO, i.e. PEDICAVERO: V. Väänänen, Le latin vulgaire des inscriptions pompéiennes, Berlin 1959, 40; v. 2: PIDICARO pro PEDICABO (5)
v. 3: alia manu scriptus (5)
Status huius tituli incertus est: nulla enim imago exstat in A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in C.I.L. vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 02254 con apografo, Tab. XXXVI 1 (1), cfr. Add. p. 216 (2)
J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary, London 1990, p. 123 (3)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana: iscrizioni d'amore sui muri di Pompei, Rome 1994, p. 127 (4)
Helios 78, 2011, p. 78 n. 30 (S. Levin-Richardson) (5)
Link to EDR: #EDR150010
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR150010, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR150010> [accessed: 19 Sep 2018]
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Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Kyle Helms

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