Graffito listing food and prices

Pompe〈:vacat〉 IV a(ssibus) III S(emis)
P(ondo?) lard(i) a(ssibus) III
Vinum a(sse) S(emis)
Casium a(sse) S(emis)
Oleum a(sse) I
Panem a(ssibus) I S(emis)
Suar(ium?) a(ssibus) IIII


Translation: At Pompeii ? 4(??), 3 1/2 asses (?), a pound of lard - 3 asses (small coins), wine - 1/2 as, cheese - 1/2 as, oil - 1 as, bread - 1 1/2 asses, suet/pork? - 4 asses.
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. XVIII, stria 4
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (8). Contulit Sypniewski ad schedas Della Corte apud Institutum Getty a. 2018. Benefiel et Sypniewski (AGP) a. 2019 contulerunt et emendaverunt apud apographum ex Instituto Getty et apographa (1) et (2). Lapsu tectorii periit (8)
v. 1: A pro A(ssibus) exstat in schedis Della Corte et tunc in transcriptione sed non in apographo apud (1), littera A caret in apographo et transcriptione apud (2), sed finis versus 1 pretium dare videtur.
v. 1: POMPE(IIS) IV(?) A III S (1) - POMPE(IIS) IV(...?) (assibus) III S(emis) (2)
vv. 3-4: sequimur lectionem quae clare in aprographis apud (1) et (2) videtur: A(sse) S(emis) (8).
VINVM A S / CASIVM A S (1) - VINVM A(sse) I / CASIVM A(sse) I (2)
v. 6: PANEM A II (1) - PANEM A(ssibus) II S(emis) (2) - PANEM A(ssibus) I S(emis) (8), secundum apographa apud (1) et (2).
Alter index ciborum cum pretiis in stria 13 eiusdem columnae ad EDR128734 invenitur.
Infra EDR167447 et supra EDR128290 et EDR167446.
Permulti
titulti, quorum multi imagines sunt, in hac columna inveniuntur: EDR127405, EDR167451, EDR167453 (stria 5), EDR168101, EDR167581, et EDR127191 (stria 7), EDR127829, EDR127830, EDR127831, EDR128660 (stria 8), EDR128661 et EDR128733 (stria 9), EDR127828 et EDR128734 (stria 13), EDR128662 (stria 14), EDR127081 (stria 15), EDR128738 et EDR167583 (stria 16), EDR128663 (stria 10, 12, 15-16, 17).
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 250, nr. 51 con apografo (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08561a con apografo (2)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana: iscrizioni d'amore sui muri di Pompei, Rome 1994, p. 136 (3)
Food & History, 5.1, 2007, p. 181, 195 (N. Monteix) (4)
Rev. Belg. Arch., 91.1, 2013, p. 155-156, 162 (M. Bailey) (5)
C. Holleran, Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic, Oxford 2012, p. 210 (6)
A. Cooley and M. Cooley, Pompeii and Herculaneum: a Sourcebook (2 ed.), New York 2014, p. 240, nr. H27, traduzione inglese (7)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR167574 (8)
Link to EDR: #EDR167574
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR167574, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR167574> [accessed: 15 Jun 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

Contributors: H. Sypniewski, H. Busby, C. Hartline, B. Wright, M. Yorio

Last Revision: 2021-08-14

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