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〈:retrogradum〉
P(ublius) C((signum))OEIVS


Translation: P. Coelius (written backwards)
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. LXXXII, striae 4-6
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2); mensurae secundum (4). Contulerunt Benefiel, Zimmermann Damer, et Sypniewski (AGP) a. 2019.
v. 1: trans tres strias et duas fasciolas scriptus; signum inter C et O apparet ut parva littera V supra lineam (4)
v. 1: tertia littera similis litterae T inversae apud (1)-(2), sed tectorium litteram I mostrat (4)
v. 1: P. COEL(I)VS (?) (1), P. COEL(I)VS (2)
Hic est solus titulus in columna scriptus.
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 280, nr. 240 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08687 con apografo (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 159 con foto (3)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR167403 (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR167403
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR167403, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR167403> [accessed: 04 Mar 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

Contributors: E. Zimmermann Damer, C. Creamer, M. Holcomb, M. P. Lewis, J. Rach

Last Revision: 2020-04-24

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