Erotic graffito

p̲e̲dica ut comatus̲
Suu̲r̲us (:Syrus?)

Epigraphic Convention Key
Symbol Meaning
abc Characters formerly visible, now missing
(:abc) Gives standard spelling to explain non-standard text in an inscription (used by EDR and AGP)
? Represents Uncertainty
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Translation: Vitalio... (more confusing text here).
Findspot: Herculaneum , Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1); contulerunt Dillard, King, Loar (HGP) a. 2016.
Status litterarum a. 2016 (4)
v. 1: lat.: 5,5; litt. alt.: 0,4-1,4
v. 2: lat.: 13,4; litt. alt.: 0,5-2,5
v. 3: lat.: 7,0; litt. alt.: 0,6-1,5
v. 4: lat.: 6,0; litt. alt.: 0,6-2,0
v. 5: lat.: 7,5; litt. alt.: 0,7-1,9
v. 4: SVVRVS pro SYRVS?
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10693 (1)
J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary, London 1990, p. 123 (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 512, con foto (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR154433
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR154433, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR154433> [accessed: 24 Jun 2019]

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

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