Africanus moritur
scribet (:scribit) puer Rusticus
condisces (:condiscens) cui dolet pro Africano

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)

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Findspot: Pompeii, Lupanar (VII.12.18)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1)
v. 1: scribet pro scribit (3); condisces pro condiscens = condiscipulus (3)
sub EDR150376, fortasse eadem manu
Bibliography: CIL 04, 02258a, con apografo, Tab. XXXVII 12 (1)
Class. Journ. 81, 1986, p. 323 n. 15 (J.L. Franklin, Jr.) (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in C.I.L. vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 327 con foto (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR152017
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 17 Dec 2017]

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