Greetings to Regulus (and insult?)

Regulo feliciter quia verpa est ((:phallus))
Reg
Regu


Translation: Good luck to Regulus since he is a prick!
Description of Drawing (English): ((:phallus))
Findspot: Pompeii, Terme del Sarno (VIII.2.17-23)
Drawing Category: Erotic images
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (2).
Locus inventionis in aedificio: in pariete septentrionali andronis ι prope angulum occidentalem secundum (1), (3).
Verpa est vocabulum notum Pompeiis (EDR127815, EDR160078, EDR161769).
Fortasse
scriptor Regulo salutationem ironice dedit?
Bibliography: Mitt. Deutsch. Arch. Inst.(Roemisch.), 5, 1890, p. 139 n. 7 (A. Mau) (1)
CIL 04, 04876 (2)
Journ. of Cultural Heritage, 40, 2019, p. 253 (L. Bernardi et al.) (3)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR174883 (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR174883
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR174883, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR174883> [accessed: 23 Feb 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Matthew Panciera

Contributor: 20

Last Revision: 2020-07-10

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