Poetic graffito

[---]si tangere possem
[---]entur aquas

Epigraphic Convention Key
Symbol Meaning
[abc] 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
? Represents Uncertainty
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Translation: my darling (...) if I may touch (passive verb here...) waters
Findspot: Herculaneum , House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: charcoal
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1), periit (2).
Contulerunt sed non invenerunt Benefiel, Gibson, Hardy, Minnear, Smith, Sypniewski (HGP) a. 2016.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10610 (1)
Zeitschr. Pap. Ep., 62, 1986, p. 49 sg. (W. Lebek) (2)
S. Busch, Versus Balnearum, Stuttgart 1999, p. 548 sgg. (3)
Stud. Philol. Val. 11, 2008, p. 62 sgg. (P. Cugusi) (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR152930
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR152930, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR152930> [accessed: 20 Jun 2019]

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

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