Roman numerals

((:circulus duplex)) IIIII
XX
XX
X

Letters once present, now missing due to damage to the surface or support

Damage to the surface or support; letters cannot be restored with certainty

Abbreviation; text was never written out; expanded by editor

Letters intentionally erased in antiquity

Letters whose reading is clear but meaning is incomprehensible

Characters damaged or unclear that would be unintelligible without context

Characters formerly visible, now missing

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

Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)


Symbol
[abc]
[- - -]
a(bc)
[[abc]]
ABC
ạḅ
abc
((:abc))
(:abc)
Translation: 5 20 20 10
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
property metadata ➜
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Height: 23.7
  • Graffito Length: 12.5
  • Height from Ground: 91.9
  • Min Letter Height: 3
  • Max Letter Height: 3.5
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2), mensurae secundum (1)
Imago huius tituli in (1) versa est.
vv. 1-3: tres lineae altae, post quas duae lineae minores.
Super hoc titulo vestigia paucarum litterarum videntur apud (1) quae non in imagine apud (2) sunt.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10590 (1)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 497 (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR151874
Suggested Citation: 'Roman numerals', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR151874> [accessed: 15 Dec 2017]

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