Graffito mentioning the city of Puteoli

Vasileus habitat
Pute(o)lis in castris August[i]
su[b] Valeri[o]

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Translation: Vasileus lives at Puteoli in the camp of the emperor under (the command of) Valerius
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of Wattlework (III.14)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1)
v. 1: VASILEUS pro BASILIUS?
Supra EDR140036
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10502 (1)
Link to EDR: #EDR151822
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito mentioning the city of Puteoli', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR151822> [accessed: 11 Dec 2017]

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