Greek alphabet


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)

[- - -]
Translation: Beginning of Greek alphabet
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of the Inn (III.19)
property metadata ➜
Language: Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
  • Graffito Height: 0.8
  • Graffito Length: 10
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (1)
Prope EDR140204
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10707 (1)
Link to EDR: #EDR154588
Suggested Citation: 'Greek alphabet', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <> [accessed: 19 Feb 2018]

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