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    Name written in the shape of a boat

    Graffito:

    C(aius) Iunius
    ((:nomen C(AIUS) IUNIUS in forma navis scriptum))

    Translation: Gaius Iunius
    Description of Drawing (English): name CAIUS IUNIUS written in the shape of a boat
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10652
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito mentioning an office

    Graffito:

    P S edituis (:aedituus)

    Translation: P S For the temple-attendants(?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10587
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XVII

    Translation: 17
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10653
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    Greetings

    Graffito:

    [---]inibu[s? ---] feliciter

    Translation: May things go happily for (some group of people - text damaged)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10705
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΑΒΓΔΕ

    Translation: Beginning of Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10708
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    Graffito mentioning animals

    Graffito:

    Misit 〈:vacat〉 iter(um?)
    agnas s
    o siṃplex cima
    nempius

    Translation: He sent, a second time, female lambs (...other letters here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 5450
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    M̂M̂M̂Mu̲s̲

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10498
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    Graffito mentioning a senatorial decree

    Graffito:

    Ex se[na]tu (:senatus) con=
    sul[to] VVCA
    [---]E ICA
    m̂ansi solus

    Translation: By decree of the senate (... other letters here...), I remained alone
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Wattlework (III.14)
    CIL: 10503
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    Beginning of a name

    Graffito:

    SAB

    Translation: Sab(inus?) (or Sabina?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10517
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Qu[aesi]vi hic facias re[s s]erva omnes res tuas [- - -] quem nol[i - - -] nobi[s iun]ge neque servabo
    ne q[ui]s ius lum(inum) salvum

    Translation: ... I asked that you do this... all your affairs... which... safe.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10522
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΑΒΓΔ

    Translation: Beginning of a Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10716
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    Graffito mentioning a price

    Graffito:

    Saturnina[e]
    matr(i) uncus
    a(ssibus) III

    Translation: For Saturnina, a mother, a hook that costs three asses (coins).
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (IV.1-9)
    CIL: 10519
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    Graffito mentioning money

    Graffito:

    Assis IIIIHIINII
    CCCXXX

    Translation: Coins (...series of characters) / 330
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10523
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    Greetings to Primigenius

    Graffito:

    Prigenio (:Primigenio?) s(alutem)

    Translation: Hello to Primigenius.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10531
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    Graffito naming Vibidius (?)

    Graffito:

    Vibidi

    Translation: Of Vibidius (?) OR Vibidi(us...?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10537
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    Omnes
    XXXI

    Translation: All of them, 31
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10666
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    Drawing of a gladiator's head

    Graffito:

    ((:caput gladiatoris ad sin. versum et galea armatum))

    Description of Drawing (English): head of a gladiator with helmet, facing left
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 10673 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Greetings (?)

    Graffito:

    suis P ave viban (:vivant)

    Translation: Greetings to his own (family? friends?). May they live...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10544
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    Drawing of a man

    Graffito:

    ((:vir baculo nixus))

    Description of Drawing (English): man leaning on staff
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10596 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Poetic graffito

    Graffito:

    [deli?]ciae
    [---]si tangere possem
    [---]entur aquas

    Translation: my darling (...) if I may touch (passive verb here...) waters
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10610
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    Series of characters

    Graffito:

    〈:textus non legitur〉

    Translation: (Incomprehensible series of characters)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10554
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    CELE
    〈:textus non legitur〉

    Translation: (Incomprehensible series of characters)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10556
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    Drawing of a stag and a dog

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus a cane assultatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag attacked by dog
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae))

    Description of Drawing (English): column base
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Statement about love

    Graffito:

    Hic amor sapiet

    Translation: Here love will be wise
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
    CIL: 10562
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    Graffito mentioning a vow

    Graffito:

    L(uci) Aviani votus (:votum)

    Translation: A vow (literally, something vowed) of Lucius Avianus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10574
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    Statement about a transaction

    Graffito:

    Vinum acceptum
    ab domino VII Idus Apriles

    Translation: Wine (was) received from the master seven days before the Ides of April.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Neptune and Amphitrite (V.7)
    CIL: 10565
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    Beginning of a word

    Graffito:

    SA

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
    CIL: 10563
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    Initials (?)

    Graffito:

    MAL

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
    CIL: 10563
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    Beginning of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    ROM
    〈:vacat〉
    R

    Translation: Rom(ulus?), or Rom(a?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
    CIL: 10576
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Burṛ[us] 〈:vacat〉 p̣edad (:petat) H

    Translation: Burr(us) seeks (?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10582
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Q(uintus) ++++++++

    Translation: Quintus (...other text illegible)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10583
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    [---]N · LA

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10585
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    CEN

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10586
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    [- - -] socio F[---]
    [- - -]AL

    Translation: (...) with a friend (...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10589
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    PR XXX CV[+]XXX

    Translation: Price: 30 Cu(?): 30
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10591
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    Greetings to Echio

    Graffito:

    Echio va(le)

    Translation: Goodbye Echio.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10596
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    Graffito mentioning names (?)

    Graffito:

    A(ulus) Tati(us?)
    [- - -]p̲r̲ius

    Translation: Aulus Tati(us) (...other letters here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10599
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    Series of characters

    Graffito:

    Phlavia (:Flavia) Θ̲ l̲i̲g̲i̲s̲ (:lingis)

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10602
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput viri barbati))

    Description of Drawing (English): head of bearded man
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:duae lanternae))

    Description of Drawing (English): two lanterns
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Graffito naming a slave

    Graffito:

    [--- acce]pit Secundus Crusali ser(vus?)
    et Valentina ((:phallus))

    Translation: Secundus, the slave of Crusalis, along with Valentina, received (...?)
    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10604
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    AXBVCD

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
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    Graffito mentioning dates

    Graffito:

    K(alendas) Aug̣(ustas)
    Nonaṣ A̲p̲r̲(ilis)
    At̲i̲n̲a̲s̲

    Translation: Kalends of August, Nones of April at Atina.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10614
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    Greek letters

    Graffito:

    ΚΛΗΒΙΧΝ

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10623
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    NO

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10625
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    Graffito naming Phoebus

    Graffito:

    Fuibus (:Phoebus)
    egrotes (:aegrotes)

    Translation: May you suffer, Phoebus.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10631
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    Extan[+1?+] pisu
    [- - -]QVATVS ne
    quinque

    Translation: There exist (...other letters here...) ...fourth(?) not five
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10632
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    Poetic graffito

    Graffito:

    Qui · se tutari · nescit · nescit · vivere
    Minimum · malu (:malum) · fit contemnendo · maximum

    Translation: He who does not know to guard himself does not know how to live. The tiniest trouble, if ignored, becomes tremendous (i.e. the smallest evil becomes the greatest).
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10634
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    Greetings to Anicetus and Paris

    Graffito:

    Anicete Paris, va(lete)

    Translation: Goodbye, Anicetus (and) Paris.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10643
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    Greetings to Amethystus

    Graffito:

    Amethyste v̂a(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, Amethystus.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10649
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    S IIIIIIIIIIII XX

    Translation: S 32
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10651
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIII

    Translation: 7
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10653
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Quant(?)

    Translation: How much?
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    S(emis) C Y ((mille)) S(emis) S(emis)

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10657
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    Poetic graffito (?)

    Graffito:

    Ursi me comedan[t]

    Translation: Let the bears devour me.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10660
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    Inventory

    Graffito:

    Cunei

    Translation: Wedges
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upper Aula (InsulaOrientalisII.19)
    CIL: 10670
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    Inventory

    Graffito:

    Nuc (:nuces?) 〈:vacat〉 biber(es) XIIII (assibus)
    Singa (:singula) III
    Panem III 〈:vacat〉 LI (assibus)
    Orrellas (:ofellas) III 〈:vacat〉 XII (assibus)
    Thymatla (:thymatula) IIII 〈:vacat〉 VIII (assibus)

    Translation: Nuts, drinks(?) - 14; pork rinds - 2; bread - 3; three cutlets - 12; four thyme-flavored sausages - 8
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10674
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    Drawing of a head

    Graffito:

    ((:caput acutum cum nasone longo et corona, gryllus?))

    Description of Drawing (English): pointed head with long nose and garland wreath, caricature?
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10676 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Apelles Mus cum fratre Dextro
    amabiliter futuimus bis
    bina (:binas)

    Translation: Apelles Mus (was here) with his brother Dexter. We had a great time (literally, lovingly), had sex twice - with two girls.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10678
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Urso

    Translation: To the bear
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10687
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    Graffito naming Euhodus

    Graffito:

    Euhodụs̲

    Translation: Euhodus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10679
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mortus (:Mortuus)
    Sumpo(rus) (:Symphorus)

    Translation: Symphorus is dead
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10680
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    Graffito naming Vivanius

    Graffito:

    Vivaniu̲ṣ Aṭer ụḅịque

    Translation: Vivanius Ater everywhere
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10686
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    Graffito naming the Salinenses

    Graffito:

    omnibus Salinensi v[---]

    Translation: To all the Salinenses...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10690
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae))

    Description of Drawing (English): column base
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Drawing of a monster (?)

    Graffito:

    ((:gryllus feminae cum cornibus, unguibus, dentibus, et alis, falcem aut baculum tenentis))

    Description of Drawing (English): caricature of a woman with horns, claws, teeth, and wings, holding a scythe or staff
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Samnite House (V.1)
    Drawing Categories: Human figures , Animals
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    Grammatical exercise

    Graffito:

    〈:columna I〉
    Branc
    broc
    trans
    nus

    〈:columna II〉
    Nos=
    ter
    tros
    men

    〈:columna III〉
    Quod
    quid
    quae
    quas

    〈:columna IV〉
    Rum
    quis
    que
    dem

    〈:columna V〉
    Con
    les
    lis
    muḷ

    〈:columna VI〉
    Mol
    ma
    me
    mae

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Neptune and Amphitrite (V.7)
    CIL: 10567
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    Greetings

    Graffito:

    [---]lius CINT 〈:vacat〉 genius suae sal(utem)
    [---]CIN N AGIO GORC R

    Translation: [---]lius sends greetings to his (girlfriend?). (...other letters here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10540
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    Greek letters

    Graffito:

    ΛΙΑΒΙΧΤΛ

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10624
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    Κογιτάτουϲ S

    Translation: Cogitatus (i.e. a name)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10505
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    Name written in the shape of a boat

    Graffito:

    Silentiolus
    ((:nomen SILENTIOLUS in forma navis scriptum))

    Translation: Silentiolus
    Description of Drawing (English): name SILENTIOUS written in the shape of a boat
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10655
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito mentioning travel

    Graffito:

    Spedio Antymo [- - -]
    [redi?]bis e Pompeian[o]
    a Colono sạ(lutem?)
    est augusta̲l̲[is]

    Translation: To Spedius Antymus (... other letters here...) from Colonus (... other letters here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10592
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    Graffito mentioning a date

    Graffito:

    VIII k(alendas) Iulias

    Translation: Eight days before the Kalends of July
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10683
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    Inventory

    Graffito:

    Asas n(umero) LXI ·
    Anaticulas · n(umero) · CXXVI

    Translation: Handles (geese?) - 59. Ducklings - 126.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10665
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    Name written in the shape of a boat

    Graffito:

    Silentiolus
    ((:nomen SILENTIOLUS in forma navis scriptum))

    Translation: Silentiolus
    Description of Drawing (English): name SILENTIOUS written in the shape of a boat
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10655
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito naming Caius Ostius

    Graffito:

    C(aius) Ostius (:Hostius)

    Translation: Caius Ostius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10558
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Vitalio
    p̲e̲dica ut comatus̲
    Urosacula̲
    Suu̲r̲us (:Syrus?)
    Fo̲l̲i̲a̲t̲u̲s̲

    Translation: Vitalio... (more confusing text here).
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10693
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Apelles cubicularius
    cum Dextro Caesar(is)
    pranderunt hic
    iucundissime et
    future simul.

    Translation: Apelles, the bedroom attendant, with Dexter, (slave) of Caesar, ate lunch here most agreeably and also had sex.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10677
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:columna I〉
    CΤΡΑ=
    ΤΟΝΙ=
    ΚΟC

    〈:columna II〉
    Stra=
    tonicos (:Stratonicus)
    scrips(it)

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
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    Mention of a flask (?)

    Graffito:

    Lagunas (:lagoenas)

    Translation: Flasks
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Wattlework (III.14)
    CIL: 10500
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    Drawing of a man

    Graffito:

    ((:figura hominis))

    Description of Drawing (English): figure of a man
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista ad dext.))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest facing right
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a gladiator

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator, murmillo galea et scuto armatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator, murmillo type with helmet and shield
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a rooster

    Graffito:

    ((:gallus cum crista alisque))

    Description of Drawing (English): rooster with comb and wings
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Samnite House (V.1)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a man

    Graffito:

    ((:vir ad sin. prospiciens))

    Description of Drawing (English): man facing left
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10586 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 20
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10663
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    Drawing of a phallus

    Graffito:

    ((:phallus))

    Translation: phallus
    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Drawing of a stag and a man

    Graffito:

    ((:vir cervum equitans))

    Description of Drawing (English): man riding stag
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Categories: Human figures , Animals
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 19
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10663
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest facing right
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus a viro laqueo captus et a cane assultatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag captured by a man with a rope and attacked by a dog
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Categories: Human figures , Animals
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    Πρόκλα

    Translation: Procla
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
    CIL: 10577
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    M

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
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    Drawing of a man

    Graffito:

    ((:herma viri cum palma))

    Description of Drawing (English): bust of man with palm
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10604 (nota)
    Drawing Categories: Human figures , Plants
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XX IIIIIIIII

    Translation: 20 9
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10613
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus a viro laqueo captus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag captured by a man with a rope
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Categories: Other , Animals
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    Φιλιππε̣

    Translation: Oh Philippos!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Inferior (V.34-35)
    CIL: 10588
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    Graffito naming Hilarus (?)

    Graffito:

    ILASV (:Hilarus?)

    Translation: Hilarus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Black Salon (VI.13)
    CIL: 10609
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘ

    Translation: Beginning of Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
    CIL: 10709
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae))

    Description of Drawing (English): column base
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 21
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10663
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 12
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10663
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    Graffito mentioning a date and someone teaching

    Graffito:

    Ηdibus (:Idibus) Ianyaris (:Ianuarias)
    mystacogus (:mystagogus, μυσταγωγός) docens
    Gebeum et Ẹṭọẹn
    ḷục̣ịạn+ vic̣ic̣

    Translation: On the Ides of January (?), the guide (religious guide?) teaching Gebeus and Etoe (...other letters here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Wattlework (III.14)
    CIL: 10499
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    AB

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
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    Graffito naming Proculus

    Graffito:

    Proculus
    ((:herma viri))

    Translation: Proculus
    Description of Drawing (English): bust of a man
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Inferior (IV.10-15)
    CIL: 10526
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Beginning of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    IANV

    Translation: Ianu(arius?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10524
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Augu

    Translation: (Something about augury or the emperor?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10536
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Soli

    Translation: Alone...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Gem (InsulaOrientalisI.1)
    CIL: 10621
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    Greetings to Procamus

    Graffito:

    V̂ale Procam̂u (:Procame)

    Translation: Goodbye, Procamus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10545
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    Initials (?)

    Graffito:

    C C ego

    Translation: C. C. I (myself)....
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Gem (InsulaOrientalisI.1)
    CIL: 10618
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    Graffito mentioning a name (?)

    Graffito:

    Eueno

    Translation: to Euenus?
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10549
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    Graffito naming Mercurius

    Graffito:

    Mercurius

    Translation: Mercurius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10551
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    Tally mark

    Graffito:

    I

    Translation: 1
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Skeleton (III.3)
    CIL: 10495
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ultas

    Translation: The (women?) who have avenged (?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10658
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    XII

    Translation: 12
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10682
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    [---]at veniat

    Translation: ...let him/her come.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop (InsulaOrientalisII.16)
    CIL: 10669
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    Graffito mentioning a name

    Graffito:

    CAI

    Translation: Gaius! (vocative... or abbreviated nominative, or set of initials)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10636
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    Wordplay (?)

    Graffito:

    VS SVMM

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10638
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:ad perpendiculum〉
    Numini

    Translation: For the numen (divine will).
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10641
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    Alphabet

    Graffito:

    ABCD

    Translation: Beginning of an alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (WithinWalls.ww4)
    CIL: 10714
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    Graffito naming Myrine

    Graffito:

    Myrine mari

    Translation: Myrine to the sea (?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Painted Papyrus (IV.8)
    CIL: 10521
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    Initials

    Graffito:

    AḶṢ

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10557
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    Graffito mentioning money

    Graffito:

    VII a(sses) III

    Translation: 7 asses (coins). 3
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 10673
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    Beginning of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    METI

    Translation: Metienus(?) OR Mettius(?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10644
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    Graffito naming Onesimus

    Graffito:

    Onesimus

    Translation: Onesimus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 16
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10666
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    Mention of weights and measures

    Graffito:

    Saco(mata?) XX

    Translation: Counterweights(?) 20
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10593
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    Graffito naming Artorius

    Graffito:

    Artorius
    [- - -]IIIII II III

    Translation: Artorius. 5 2 3
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Gem (InsulaOrientalisI.1)
    CIL: 10626
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    Insult (?)

    Graffito:

    Fatuus

    Translation: Idiot
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10601
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mortus (:Mortuus)
    Ercolanius (:Hercolanius)

    Translation: Hercolanius is dead.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito mentioning a date

    Graffito:

    K(alends) III Iulias

    Translation: Three days before the Kalends of July
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Longinus IV Idu[s Iu]lias
    Iualias (:Iulias) accepit vim hila(re?)
    Sturnus am(ator?)

    Translation: Longinus - Four days before the Ides of July, he received physical force cheerfully. Starling(?)...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10694
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    Graffito naming Marcus

    Graffito:

    Marcus

    Translation: Marcus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10703
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Alphabet

    Graffito:

    QABCDEFG

    Translation: Beginning of an alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10713
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    Drawing of a camel

    Graffito:

    ((:camelus dromedarius cum cauda, lodicem gerens, ad dext. incedens))

    Description of Drawing (English): camel, wearing blanket, with tail, walking to the right
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Samnite House (V.1)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest facing left
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito mentioning a name (?)

    Graffito:

    Quartu

    Translation: Quartu(s)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10615
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    Names written in the shape of boats

    Graffito:

    Θ
    Faustus
    Nothus
    Nothus
    ((:nomina FAVSTVS et NOTHVS scripta in forma trium navium, NOTHVS bis))

    Translation: Θ Faustus Nothus Nothus
    Description of Drawing (English): names FAVSTVS and NOTHVS written in the shape of three boats, NOTHVS twice
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10532
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Statement about gladiatorial games

    Graffito:

    VIII K(alendas) Martias
    Numisii Genialis
    gladiatorum paria X
    Herculani

    Translation: On the eighth day before the Kalends of March (= February 24), ten pairs of gladiators (sponsored by) Numisius Genialis (will fight) at Herculaneum
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Corinthian Atrium (V.30)
    CIL: 10579
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    Prayer to Venus

    Graffito:

    Fo̲rtunatus · amat · Ampl̲i̲a̲nda (:Ampliandam).
    Ianuarius · amat · Veneria (:Veneriam).
    Rogamus · damna (:domina) · Venus
    ut · nos · in · mente · h̲a̲bias (:habeas)
    quod te · modo · introrgamus (:interrogamus)

    Translation: Fortunatus loves Amplianda. Ianuarius loves Veneria. We ask mistress Venus that you keep us in mind (and also) that which we now ask of you.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10697
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    Graffito mentioning the city of Puteoli

    Graffito:

    Vasileus habitat
    Putelis (:Puteolis) in castris August[i- - -]
    su(b) Valeri[o- - -]

    Translation: Vasileus lives at Puteoli in the camp of the emperor under (the command of) Valerius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Wattlework (III.14)
    CIL: 10502
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    Graffito naming Epicurus

    Graffito:

    A Epicurus
    si es Utica

    Translation: A(ulus?) Epicurus, if you are at Utica . . .
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10515
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Felices

    Translation: Lucky ones
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10514
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    Greetings to Anicia

    Graffito:

    Anịciaẹ f̲e̲l̲i̲c̲i̲t̲e̲r̲

    Translation: May things go happily for Anicia.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Inn (III.19)
    CIL: 10511
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista ad dext.))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest facing right
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a gladiator

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator gladio et scuto longo armatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator armed with sword and long shield
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Mention of a vase

    Graffito:

    Vasa

    Translation: Vase
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna Vasaria (IV.14)
    CIL: 10527
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    Graffito naming Oceanus

    Graffito:

    Ocaeanus (:Oceanus)
    ω

    Translation: (...) Oceanus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
    CIL: 10578
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    Graffito naming Marcellus

    Graffito:

    vol cum Marcello bona[---]

    Translation: If (...) with Marcellus good (...?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10541
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    Series of characters

    Graffito:

    〈:textus non legitur〉

    Translation: (Incomprehensible series of characters)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10555
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    Graffito naming Polybius (?)

    Graffito:

    POLY

    Translation: Poly(bius?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10637
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    S nequa(m)

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10498
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    Insult

    Graffito:

    Lasius cinedus (:cinaedus)

    Translation: Lasius is a pervert.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Water Tower (WithinWalls.ww2)
    CIL: 10671
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    IVIIRIIHIIRI

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10627
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜ

    Translation: Beginning of Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Inn (III.19)
    CIL: 10707
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΔΕΖΗ

    Translation: Part of the Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10715
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞ̲ΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ

    Translation: The whole alphabet in Greek
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10717
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    Beginning of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    REST ((:tres lineae aequae))

    Translation: Rest(itutus?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10560
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    Ἑρμία(ς)

    Translation: Hermias (i.e. a name)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10594
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    Mention of food

    Graffito:

    Casium et
    tres sc[- - -]rios habes

    Translation: You have cheese and three (...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10632
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ἄρτος
    ((:signum incertum))
    MME

    Translation: Cake (or loaf of bread). (symbol). MME.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10612
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    Graffito naming Suellius

    Graffito:

    Hic situs
    Suellius

    Translation: Suellius is located here.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Quid

    Translation: What
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
    CIL: 10563
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    Graffito naming Amata

    Graffito:

    Amatạ

    Translation: Amata
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (III.11-19)
    CIL: 10508
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    Beginning of a name

    Graffito:

    Bal̂b(us)

    Translation: Balbus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Inferior (V.34-35)
    CIL: 10588
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Arrius
    P(ubli) f(ilius)

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: So-called College of the Augustales (Curia) (VI.21)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    C(aius) Messenius Eunomus im(:in) curia

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: So-called College of the Augustales (Curia) (VI.21)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiatores inter se dimicantes))
    Euhodus
    et Satura
    Puteolani.

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
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    Graffito about Diogenes the Cynic philosopher

    Graffito:

    Διογένης ὁ κυνικὸς φιλόσοφος
    ἰδὼν γυναῖκα ὑπὸ ποταμοῦ φε=
    ρομένην, εἶπεν· ἄφες φέρεσσθαι(:φέρεσθαι)
    τὸ κακ⌜ὸ⌝ν ὑπὸ κα`κοῦ´ ΚΙΥΣ.

    Translation: Diogenes the Cynic philospher, seeing a woman being carried off by the river, said: let the bad thing be carried away by the worse.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10529
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    M̲O̲E̲ƆCIA C̲C̲

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (III.11-19)
    CIL: 10504
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    Graffito naming Sabinio (Σαβινιο)

    Graffito:

    Cab=
    inio (:Σαβίνιο)
    S ((S retrogradum))

    Translation: Sabinio (Σαβινιο)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10611
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    Graffito naming Colonus

    Graffito:

    Col=
    ((denarius))
    ono (:Colono)

    Translation: A denarius to (for?) Colonus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10497
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiatores inter se dimicantes))
    Euhodus
    et Satura
    Puteolani

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
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    Graffito naming Crocale

    Graffito:

    Croca̲ḷe
    barbat̲a̲

    Translation: Bearded Crocale
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10547
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    [Ὀ]ν̲έ̲ϲ̲ι̲μ̲ο̲ϲ̲
    ε̲υ̲νυ̲ϲ̲
    L̲I̲[-]E̲M̲

    Translation: Onesimus (. . .)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10598
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    Beginning of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    MAM

    Translation: Mam(ius?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Samnite House (V.1)
    CIL: 10564
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    Graffito mentioning a date

    Graffito:

    XI k(alendas) Febarias (:Februarias)

    Translation: The 11th day before the Kalends of February.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Gem (InsulaOrientalisI.1)
    CIL: 10617
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae))

    Description of Drawing (English): column base
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus a cane assultatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag attacked by dog
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus a cane assultatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag attacked by dog
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus))

    Description of Drawing (English): stag
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of an animal

    Graffito:

    ((:animal))

    Description of Drawing (English): animal
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a stag

    Graffito:

    ((:cervus stans))

    Description of Drawing (English): standing stag
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10600 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of an erotic scene

    Graffito:

    ((:scaena erotica))

    Description of Drawing (English): erotic scene
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
    Drawing Categories: Erotic images , Human figures
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    Drawing of a boat

    Graffito:

    ((:carina navis))

    Description of Drawing (English): keel of ship
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito naming Verus(?)

    Graffito:

    VERIII

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10573
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    Graffito in Greek

    Graffito:

    Φάβ(ιος)

    Translation: Fab(ius)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10574
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Masueta (:Mansueta)
    tene ((:phallus))

    Translation: Mansueta, hold (on/it?)
    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (V.10)
    CIL: 10568
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    IIII P(ublius) Quin(tilius?)

    Translation: 4 Publius Quin(tilius?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Inn (III.19)
    CIL: 10512
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    Greek alphabet

    Graffito:

    ΜΝΞΟΠΡϹΤΥΦΧΨΩ

    Translation: Second half of Greek alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10710
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    Graffito naming Albinus

    Graffito:

    Albinus

    Translation: Albinus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10633
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Vidimus

    Translation: We saw
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10635
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    LXXII

    Translation: 72
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Granianus (InsulaOrientalisI.1a)
    CIL: 10647
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    Complaint (?)

    Graffito:

    Algemus

    Translation: We are cold.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (V.10-21)
    CIL: 10508
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput viri galeati))

    Description of Drawing (English): head of man wearing helmet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (WithinWalls.ww4)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Drawing of a phallus

    Graffito:

    ((:phallus))

    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10535 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:phallus))

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ara

    Translation: Altar
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10518
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae))

    Description of Drawing (English): column base
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Drawing of a boat

    Graffito:

    ((:navis))

    Description of Drawing (English): boat
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:facies))

    Description of Drawing (English): face
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    [- - -]o
    [- - -]foro

    Translation: ... (in the) forum (?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10629
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    Graffito naming a man

    Graffito:

    Q(uintus) M[---] Antu[s ---]

    Translation: Quintus M[---] Antu[s--?]
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10630
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    Initials

    Graffito:

    Q(uintus?) V(---) R(---)

    Translation: Quintus V(- - -) R(- - -)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10516
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    Drawing of circles

    Graffito:

    ((:sex circuli quorum duo simplices et quattuor duplices sunt))

    Description of Drawing (English): six circles, two single and four double
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    Drawing Category: Geometric designs
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    IVSTAR

    Translation: Iusta (i.e. a name)...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bronze Herm (III.16)
    CIL: 10507
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    [---] DIII VII

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10586
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    Greetings

    Graffito:

    Va(le) va(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, goodbye
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10706
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    Erotic grafitto

    Graffito:

    V Bombycion (:Βομβύκιον)
    fellat

    Translation: Bombycion sucks
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10628
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis oneraria))

    Description of Drawing (English): cargo ship
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (WithinWalls.ww4)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    Quatuor (:quattuor) cer[---]

    Translation: Four (...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10632
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    Greetings to Fausta

    Graffito:

    [A]ve Fausta s(alutem)

    Translation: Greetings, Fausta!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10704
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:ad perpendiculum〉
    Iuvari

    Translation: To be helped
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10572
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    Graffito mentioning a name (?)

    Graffito:

    Q(uintus) [-] LA

    Translation: Q(uintus) La(elius?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10554
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    Statement about a transaction

    Graffito:

    Exemta (:exempta)
    stecora (:stercora)
    a(ssibus) XI

    Translation: Dung removed for 11 asses (coins)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Black Salon (VI.13)
    CIL: 10606
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    Graffito naming Julia

    Graffito:

    Iulaiam (:Iuliam?)
    ad dom

    Translation: To Julia, mistress
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Granianus (InsulaOrientalisI.1a)
    CIL: 10646
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    Graffito naming Cilix

    Graffito:

    [F]usci Cilix
    Cilix

    Translation: Cilix, (slave) of Fuscus. Cilix.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10681
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
    〈:vacat〉 III

    Translation: 17 and 3
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10666
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    Graffto mentioning a name (?)

    Graffito:

    Himnûs (:Hymnus)

    Translation: Himnus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ABCDEFG̣H++[---]
    ABC̣[---]

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
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    Graffito naming Moderatus

    Graffito:

    Mode̲r̲atus̲

    Translation: Moderatus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10616
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    Greetings (?) to Isidorus

    Graffito:

    va(le?)
    [---]rio [I?]sidoru
    IX
    ((:viri caput))

    Translation: Greetings . . . to Isidorus(?). 9
    Description of Drawing (English): head of a man
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 10493
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Inventory

    Graffito:

    Qunei (:cunei) XXIII
    Asseres XV

    Translation: 23 wedges. 15 poles.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upper Aula (InsulaOrientalisII.19)
    CIL: 10670
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    Greetings from Secundus

    Graffito:

    Secundus quo Hectic [+10?+ plu]rimam salutem

    Translation: Secundus, from whom Hectic(...?) many greetings.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10543
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    XXVIIII

    Translation: 29
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10550
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    CLXX

    Translation: 170
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10571
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    Wordplay (anagram)

    Graffito:

    Exsêtri

    Translation: I wiped myself
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Corinthian Atrium (V.30)
    CIL: 10580
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    Graffito mentioning dates

    Graffito:

    XVII k(alendas), X k(alendas), VII id(us)

    Translation: 17 days before the Kalends, 10 days before the Kalends, 7 days before the Ides
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Inn (III.19)
    CIL: 10510
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    IPIVS · VI · DV

    Translation: (untranslatable series of letters)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10696
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    CELES (?)
    COSSSIIIIII

    Translation: (... other letters here...) Cossutius(?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10556
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    [---]ASV M umor[---]

    Translation: (Other letters here...) moisture
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10661
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Q(uintus) M[---]ANTV[---]

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    HIMME

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10639
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    Greetings to Echio

    Graffito:

    Echio · va(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, Echio.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10643
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    Greetings to Phyllis

    Graffito:

    Phyl va(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, Phyllis.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10692
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    Graffito mentioning a name (?)

    Graffito:

    A(ulus) Memm(ius)

    Translation: Aulus Memm(ius)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Black Salon (VI.13)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Vinum a(sses) III
    Quatusui++I VIII
    Nig[---] ((denarius)) V s(emis)
    Capitoni
    Nigro ((denarius)) V
    Nig[---]

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (VI.2-3)
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 11
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10552
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XI

    Translation: 11
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Skeleton (III.3)
    CIL: 10495
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    Greetings (?)

    Graffito:

    AM
    Surus
    Ianua va(le)

    Translation: Am(andus?), Surus: farewell Ianua(rius?).
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Mosaic Atrium (IV.2)
    CIL: 10513
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    Graffito naming Rufula

    Graffito:

    Rufûla p(ondo?) V s(emis?)

    Translation: Rufula, 5 1/2 pounds
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna of Priapus (IV.17)
    CIL: 10548
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    Graffito naming Sextus Porcius

    Graffito:

    Se(xtus) Porcius
    s s

    Translation: Se(xtus) Porcius / s s
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bronze Herm (III.16)
    CIL: 10506
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    ON

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10523
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    eribus (:heribus) miscella

    Translation: a mish-mash
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10604
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    Statement about a transaction

    Graffito:

    XI K(alendas) pane factum
    III Nonas pane factum
    〚III〛

    Translation: Eleven days before the Kalends, bread was made. Three days before the Nones, bread was made.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Upstairs apartment (V.18)
    CIL: 10575
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    VMVCOSV

    Translation: (untranslatable series of letters)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10688
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    Graffito mentioning a senatorial decree

    Graffito:

    M̂ansi solus x (:ex) s(enatus) c(onsulto)

    Translation: I remained alone by decree of the senate
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Wattlework (III.14)
    CIL: 10501
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    Graffito mentioning professions

    Graffito:

    Quam mita (?) vis (?) · Pastores ateque (:atque) · Caste monit erga pugiles (?).

    Translation: How soft is violence? Shepherds too. Chastely, he warns (him?) regarding the boxers.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10695
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    Roman numerals

    Graffito:

    ((:circulus duplex)) IIIII
    XX
    XX
    X

    Translation: 5 20 20 10
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10590
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    Graffito naming Tiberius Claudius

    Graffito:

    Ti(berius) Claud(ius)

    Translation: Tiberius Claudius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Dye shop (InsulaOrientalisII.11-12)
    CIL: 10667
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    Statement about a transaction

    Graffito:

    Septembr(es)
    III idus pro tunica ((denarius)) I a(sses) VIII

    Translation: On the third day before the Ides of September, (I spent) one denarius and eight asses for a tunic.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10664
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    CA

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10642
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    Greetings to Urbanus

    Graffito:

    Urban(e) v̂a(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, Urbanus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10689
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    Drawing of a phallus

    Graffito:

    ((:phallus))

    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10704 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Graffito giving directions

    Graffito:

    Hermeros Prìmigeniae dominae:
    venì Puteolos in vìco Tyaniano et quaere
    a Messio numulario(:nummulario) Hermerotem Phoebì

    Translation: Hermeros to his mistress Primigenia: come to Puteoli in the Tyanian street and ask from Messius, the money lender, for Hermeros (slave) of Phoebus.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10676
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    Graffito naming Apollinaris (doctor of the emperor)

    Graffito:

    Apollinaris medicus Tìtì Impe(ratoris) 〈:servus〉
    hic cacavit bene

    Translation: Apollinaris, doctor, slave of the emperor Titus, pooped well here
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 10619
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mamium(:Mammium) Anicetum
    rogamus guria(:curia) Augustiana

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: So-called College of the Augustales (Curia) (VI.21)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    P(ublius) Arriûs
    Spaerus

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: So-called College of the Augustales (Curia) (VI.21)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ìn curia {Aus} Augustiana

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: So-called College of the Augustales (Curia) (VI.21)
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    Graffito naming Quintus Vettius

    Graffito:

    Q̣(uintus) Veṭiuṣ (:Vettius)

    Translation: Quintus Vettius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Brick Altar (III.17)
    CIL: 10509
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    ovas EVCL E VA M X P vectat

    Translation: You rejoice (...other letters here...) it carries.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10539
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    Inventory

    Graffito:

    〈:columna I〉
    Aquaria dua cum basis
    Aqua(ria?) in manus dua cum basis
    Hamas duas cum basis
    Aqua(ria) in manu (:manus) cotidian[u I]
    cum basis
    Urciolos (:urceolos) duos
    Candelabra quatuor (:quattuor)
    et lucubratoriu(m) unum
    Lucerna(m) aenea(m)
    Hamula(m) una(m)
    Pelvi(s) cum basim
    et lytrum (:luterem)
    Gutos tres
    Scapheola dua
    Ferreas strig(i)les VII
    Haenas quattor (:quattuor)

    〈:columna II〉
    Marmor(em) cum basim
    aenea
    Fuminaria dua

    Translation: Column I: Two water jugs with bases, two (hand-sized?) water jugs with bases, two water buckets with bases, a (hand-sized?) water jug with a base for everyday use, two little pitchers, four lamp-stands, one night lamp, a bronze lamp, one small water bucket, a basin with a base, and a hand basin, three flasks, two small drinking vessels, seven iron strigils, four bronze (objects?). // Column II: marble with a base, two bronze fire-pokers(?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Neptune and Amphitrite (V.7)
    CIL: 10566
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    Graffito naming Cosmus

    Graffito:

    Cosmus cas(tus?)

    Translation: Chaste(?) Cosmus.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10597
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    Erotic graffito

    Graffito:

    Salar[ius] glabe(r) rusiunnae (?) Lavinia(m) futui

    Translation: Bald Sala(rius?)... Lavinia...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10684
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    CVEN

    Translation: to whom in . . .
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10586
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:ad perpendiculum〉
    Rare lali omnes a

    Translation: Infrequently, all the lullabies(?)...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Black Salon (VI.13)
    CIL: 10608
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    Mention of food

    Graffito:

    Alica

    Translation: Porridge
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10533
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    Graffito naming Oceanus

    Graffito:

    SPI
    Oceanus

    Translation: Hope(?) / Oceanus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10523
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    Greetings to Anicetus

    Graffito:

    Anicete va(le)

    Translation: Goodbye, Anicetus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10535
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XI

    Translation: 11
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10546
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    Graffito naming Publius Septumius

    Graffito:

    P(ublius) Septumius

    Translation: Publius Septumius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10553
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mus nequa(m)

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10498
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    Mention of a name (?)

    Graffito:

    [---]bius

    Translation: Vibius?
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10599
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    Graffito naming Caetronius

    Graffito:

    Caetronius

    Translation: Caetronius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10685
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    Beginning of a name

    Graffito:

    Romu(lus)

    Translation: Romu(lus?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10559
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    Graffito mentioning a game player

    Graffito:

    TVS lusor

    Translation: (Ius)tus, the game player
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Est res INCOSID

    Translation: The matter is in ...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10530
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    Graffito mentioning the city Tomis

    Graffito:

    [- - -]cio s(alutem?) morieris Tomi.
    Feliciter

    Translation: (... other letters here...) you will die in Tomis. Good luck!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10595
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    S IIIII

    Translation: S 5
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10651
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mortus (:Mortuus)
    Deii (:Deius)

    Translation: Deii(us) is dead.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Debere

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    XXXIXXVVV

    Translation: (Series of numbers)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    Graffito naming Paris

    Graffito:


    P̲a̲r̲i̲s̲
    a̲mas̲

    Translation: R(?). Paris, you love
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Black Salon (VI.13)
    CIL: 10607
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    ((mille)) ((mille))

    Translation: 1000 1000
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10659
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    Greetings to Lucius Actius

    Graffito:

    L(uci) Acti va(le). Mystice mus comici Icui 〈:vacat〉 pro 〈:vacat〉 te fuimus.

    Translation: Lucius Actius, farewell. Mysticus, mus(ician), (slave?) of the comedian Icuus...we were for you. (trans. Cooley and Cooley)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10643
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    Beginning of a poem

    Graffito:

    Cum quidam pauper ligas VI[- - -] NQ

    Translation: When a certain poor man...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10569
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 30
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Skeleton (III.3)
    CIL: 10495
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    Greetings to Aulus Tertius

    Graffito:

    [---]gius a Tertio S

    Translation: [---]gius says hello to Aulus Tertius. Hello!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10534
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    Graffito mentioning the city of Cumae

    Graffito:

    Cereales sint Cums (:Cumis)

    Translation: Cerialis and Cerialis might be at Cumae.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10538
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    Statement about a transaction

    Graffito:

    [+1?+]anthi
    trama
    p(ondo) IX
    stame(n)
    p(ondo) VII
    VIII

    Translation: Cloth for (literally of) Xanthus: weft - 9 (units by weight), warp - 7 (units), 8
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Granianus (InsulaOrientalisI.1a)
    CIL: 10645
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    Greetings to Proculus

    Graffito:

    F̲e̲licitẹṛ [P]rọc̣ụḷọ

    Translation: Good luck, Proculus.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10700
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    Graffito naming Remnius Rufus

    Graffito:

    Rẹmmius Rufus

    Translation: Remnius Rufus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10496
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    Graffito naming Sabina

    Graffito:

    Sabin(a)
    Sabina

    Translation: Sabina, Sabina
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (WithinWalls.ww4)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Statement about a centurion

    Graffito:

    Centurio
    centonem non habet
    cen(---?)

    Translation: The centurion does not have a blanket (...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10581
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    Chie IMN

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10650
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    Alphabet

    Graffito:

    A̲B̲CDEF̲G̲H̲I̲K̲

    Translation: Beginning of an alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Two Atria (VI.29)
    CIL: 10712
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    Graffito naming Severus

    Graffito:

    Severus

    Translation: Severus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Bicentenary (V.15)
    CIL: 10570
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIII

    Translation: 4
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10546
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    Graffito mentioning the cities of Puteoli and Herculaneum

    Graffito:

    [---]A̲S̲[---] conclave Puteolis
    C̣[-]AṆẠ
    [---]V̲LII consitont (:consistunt) Herculaneses (:Herculanenses) navculae (:naviculae)

    Translation: ... the place at Puteoli... the small Herculanean boats dock.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Painted Papyrus (IV.8)
    CIL: 10520
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    Greetings written in the shape of a boat

    Graffito:

    f̣eliter (:feliciter)
    ((:FELICITER in forma navis scriptum))

    Translation: Good luck!
    Description of Drawing (English): FELICITER written in the shape of a boat
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10622
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Poetic graffito (?)

    Graffito:

    P P P redire si minus innecteb(is?) et te [---]

    Translation: To return, to return, if (I? he? she?) was not entangling (being entangled?) ... and you...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Grand Taberna (IV.15-16)
    CIL: 10542
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    Graffito naming Nicanor

    Graffito:

    Ṇicanor ovas̲

    Translation: Nicanor (...?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10603
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    Graffito mentioning a date

    Graffito:

    III non(as) M̂âi(as)
    VII idus paeriit (:periit)

    Translation: Three days before the Nones of May. Seven days before the Ides, he (it?) died.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop (InsulaOrientalisII.16)
    CIL: 10668
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    Poetic graffito

    Graffito:

    Venimus,
    venimus
    hoc cupidi,
    multo magis ire cupimus.

    Translation: We came! We came here desiring, much more do we desire to go
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10640
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    Graffito about leisure

    Graffito:

    Duo sodales hic fuerunt, et, cum diu malum
    ministrum in omnia haberent
    nomine Epaphroditum, vix tarde
    eum foras exigerunt (:exegerunt).
    Consumpserunt persuavissime cum fu`tu´ere ((sestertii)) CVS

    Translation: Two friends were here, and they had a servant named Epaphroditus who was terrible at everything for the whole time, so they finally kicked him out. (Then?) they spent 105 1/2 sestertii most delightfully when they had sex.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Suburban Baths (OutsideWalls.ow2)
    CIL: 10675
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    Warning for Timinia

    Graffito:

    Caves, Timinia,
    Iures

    Translation: Beware, Timinia: thieves!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10600
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    Drawing of an animal

    Graffito:

    ((:animal))

    Description of Drawing (English): animal
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Drawing of a gladiator helmet

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cum crista ad dext.))

    Description of Drawing (English): gladiator helmet with crest facing right
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Lollian(us)
    Euodus(:Euhodus),
    Priscus,
    Musicus,
    5 Atimetus,
    [Am?]p̣ẹlus,
    [---]c̣c̣us,
    G̲l̲aucus,
    C̲o̲mmuni̲s̲

    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of Argus (II.2)
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIII

    Translation: 4
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Wineshop of Antigonus (InsulaOrientalisII.9)
    CIL: 10663
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    Alphabet

    Graffito:

    ABCDEFGHIKLMNOPQRTV

    Translation: Most of a Latin alphabet
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Grand Portal (V.35)
    CIL: 10711
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    Drawing of a column base

    Graffito:

    ((:basis columnae cum parte columnae ornamentae et fortasse scalae))

    Description of Drawing (English): base and part of a decorated column and perhaps a ladder
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Stags (IV.21)
    CIL: 10561 (nota)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Initials (?)

    Graffito:

    PÂM

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Telephus Relief (InsulaOrientalisI.2)
    CIL: 10625
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    Insult

    Graffito:

    Iustus cinaedu[- - -]

    Translation: Iustus (is a) pervert
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 15
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Shop of the Gem-cutter (InsulaOrientalisII.10)
    CIL: 10666
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    PAPAVLIN

    Translation: Paulin(us?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10699
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    Graffito naming Paris

    Graffito:

    Paris

    Translation: Paris
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Decumanus Maximus (WithinWalls.ww4)
    CIL: Varone 2000
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mus

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Screen/Partition (III.11)
    CIL: 10498
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    Ad Ner[---]

    Translation: To Nero (?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Fabric (IV.19)
    CIL: 10555
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    [- - - d]ece[mbr?- - -]

    Translation: (D)ece(mber?)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10605
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    Greetings (?)

    Graffito:

    Maior va(le)
    Maior va(le)
    OMCA VIII

    Translation: Goodbye, Maior. Goodbye, Maior. (...more text here...)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Not found (Unknown.0)
    CIL: 10672
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    Graffito naming Hyacinthus and Verginia

    Graffito:

    Hyacinthus hic fu̲i̲t̲
    Verginiam s̲u̲a̲m̲

    Translation: Hyacinthus was here, his Verginia...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Taberna (IV.10)
    CIL: 10525
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    Graffito naming Bucolus

    Graffito:

    Bucolus

    Translation: Bucolus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Gem (InsulaOrientalisI.1)
    CIL: 10620
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:columna I〉
    Urso
    〈:columna II〉
    Urso

    Translation: To the bear, to the bear
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10698
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Quis d

    Translation: Who...
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Cardo IV (V.1-9)
    CIL: 10563
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    Poetic graffito (?)

    Graffito:

    Ursi me comedant

    Translation: Let the bears devour me.
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Palaestra (InsulaOrientalisII.4)
    CIL: 10656
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    Greetings (?)

    Graffito:

    Stirisc[us? - - -]
    [- - - M]oschus Noeto

    Translation: Stirisc(us?...) / (M)oschus to Noetus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Central Baths (VI.1,7-10)
    CIL: 10604
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    Insult

    Graffito:

    IINIIDII (:c̣inaede)

    Translation: Pervert!
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    Graffito naming Salvia Superba

    Graffito:

    Salvia Superba

    Translation: Salvia Superba
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10583
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    Graffito naming Modestus

    Graffito:

    Modesti

    Translation: of Modestus
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10691
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    Graffito mentioning a name

    Graffito:

    Careius

    Translation: Careius (OR Gaius Areius)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10702
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    Series of letters

    Graffito:

    GENT[--]RR[---]

    Translation: ---
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10586
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    Graffito naming David

    Graffito:

    David

    Translation: David
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: House of the Wooden Shrine (V.31)
    CIL: 10584
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 18
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10654
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    List of names

    Graffito:

    Vin(icius?)
    Florus
    Paris
    C(aius) Messenius

    Translation: Vin(icius?), Florus, Paris, Gaius Messenius
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
    CIL: 10701
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Charca miam (:meam?), Sira (:Syra?)

    Translation: (unknown meaning)
    City: Herculaneum
    Findspot: (InsulaOrientalisII.2-3)
    CIL: 10648
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:phallus)) ratio (:rationem) mi cum ponis
    Batacare te pidicaro (:pedicavero)
    ana

    Description of Drawing (English): phallus
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ἑρνῆς (:Ἑρμῆς)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Marca

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiatorum figurae))

    Description of Drawing (English): Gladiator figures
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:duo gladiatores, murmillo et samnes?, scutis et galeis induti, alter gladio brevi, alter hasta armatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Two gladiators, a murmillo and Samnite, carrying shields and helmets, one with a short sword, the other with a spear
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:venatio, eques ad d. hasta scuto gladioque armatus cervum iaculo vulneratum prosequens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Hunting scene, horseman, facing right armed with a spear, shield, and sword, following a deer that has been wounded by a spear
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Restituta bellis moribus

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum malo et velis et remis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast, sails, and oars
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum malo velis et remis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast, sails, and oars
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator))

    Description of Drawing (English): Gladiator
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    X
    ((:gladiator ad d. armatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Armed gladiator facing right
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:avis? ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Bird(?) facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:scyphus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Cup or goblet
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Other
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:galea gladiatoria cristata))

    Description of Drawing (English): Crested gladiator helmet
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Categories: Other , Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:lineae diversae in imagine scuti))

    Description of Drawing (English): Phallus
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Erotic images
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator cum palma))

    Description of Drawing (English): Gladiator holding a palm branch
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:parma gladiatoria))

    Description of Drawing (English): A round gladiator's shield
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:carina navis et fortasse minor navis supra))

    Description of Drawing (English): A ship's keel and perhaps a smaller boat above
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis instructa velis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with sails
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Nica Crete (:Chreste) issime (:ipsime)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Rusat̲i̲a̲

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Her(meros?)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    cor iṣ

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum malo et rudibus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast and ropes
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XVIIIÌ

    Translation: 18
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIII Ì IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 31 (14, tall 1, 16)
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:in tabella ansata〉
    Ex scito
    ordinis
    primus OR
    VIΛIANIO [- - -?]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Teatro Grande (VIII.7.21)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput viri ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    C(aii) Asixi (:Asini?) Proculi

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum malo et velis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast and sails
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum malo velis et gubernaculo))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast, sails and rudder
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput viri ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a man facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:Equus infrenatus ad sin. currens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Bridled horse running to the left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ceio(?)
    et mul=
    tis pupa
    venust=
    a

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:equus infrenatus ad sin. currens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Bridled horse running to the left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:Equus ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Horse facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:quadrupes ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Four-legged animal facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:piscis))

    Description of Drawing (English): A fish
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:pars superior navis instructae velis maloque))

    Description of Drawing (English): Upper part of a boat with sails and mast
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:pars superior navis, vela et malus))

    Description of Drawing (English): The upper part of a ship, with sails and mast
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:linea curva intersecta aliis lineis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Curved line intersected by other lines
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 16
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Russa vale
    XIIISIINDI

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Miccìo cìocìo [t]u [t]uo patri cacantì confregisti peram Mìccionis statum cosiderate (:considerate)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    C(aius) Ovius

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:vir pileatus et figura hominis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Man wearing a pointed hat and another figure
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    CỊỴROIVIΛC

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:circuli duo, unus alterum continens))

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:duo gladiatores pugnantes))

    Description of Drawing (English): Two gladiators fighting
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Fruεtus (:Fructus)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis instructa velis remisque))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with sails and oars
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis instructa gubernaculo et velis in quibus duo pisces magni et una avis sunt))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with rudder and two fish and a bird in its sails
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Categories: Boats , Animals
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    Graffito mentioning judges

    Graffito:

    Hic iudices

    Translation: (The) judges (were) here
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4050
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ABCDEFGHIL[- - - ]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Fortunate
    [- - - - - -]
    [- - - - - -]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa di Caecilius Iucundus (Casa di Faustus) (V.1.23)
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    Graffito mentioning Rufinius

    Graffito:

    Rufini cubiculum s

    Translation: (This is) the bedroom of Rufinius
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4049
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:circulus florem continens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Circle with a flower design
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Geometric designs
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:labyrinthus circularis))

    Description of Drawing (English): round labyrinth
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Geometric designs
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Phoebus unguentarius
    optume (:optime) futuit

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:columna I〉
    [quid f]it? vi me, oculeì (:oculi), posquam (:postquam) deducxstis (:deduxistis) in ignem
    [no]n ob vim vestreis (:vestris) largificatis geneis.
    [porr]ọ non possunt lacrumae restinguere flamam (:flammam),
    [hae]c os incendunt tabificantque animum.

    〈:columna II〉
    Tiburtinus epoese (:ἐποίησε)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Teatro Piccolo (VIII.7.19)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ṣ[ol]ḷemnes
    ḅ[e]ne futues

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Συνέρως
    καλὸς βινεῖς

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Chloe

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Primus

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((centuria)) Semproni

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:labyrinthus circularis))

    Description of Drawing (English): round labyrinth
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Geometric designs
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Asella(?) va(le)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    M(arcus) X Felix et Fortun(a)tus ego et tu
    sua

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa di Epidius Primus (I.8.14)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mag(ister) ludi
    〈:textus non legitur〉 Max

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Mened(emerumenus)
    〈:vacat〉 Mened(emerumenus)
    Menedimerume(nus) (:Menedemerumenus)
    Menedeme(rumenus)
    Menedemer(umenus)
    Menedimeru(menus) (:Menedemerumenus)
    [+]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    [---]n ore ap(?)[---]
    [---]sumat aut ea va[---]
    [---]sumpti opus est a[---]
    [---]udam eu ei(?)[---]VDAI[---]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Teatro Piccolo (VIII.7.19)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Chloe
    A (:vale?)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Fortunatus

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: (VIII.7.16)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ad miror (:admiror) paries
    te non cecidise (:cecidisse)
    〈:vacat〉 ruina [- - -]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis velis et rudentibus et gubernaculo instructa))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat outfitted with sails, ropes, and rudder
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis prospiciens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing forward
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Vade
    age nate
    vocas Ze=
    pirios (:Zephyros)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator ad d. galea scuto subligaculo ocreis armatus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Gladiator facing right, armed with helmet, shield, loincloth, and greaves
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:duae aves ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Two birds facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 15
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    V

    Translation: 5
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    VIIII K(alendas) Febr(uarias)
    tabulas positas
    in muscario
    CCC VIIII [S̲S̲ C̲C̲C̲C̲ X̲X̲X̲]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: (VIII.7.16)
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    VIIII ((semis))

    Translation: 8.5
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4039
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis vel galea?))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person or a helmet
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Categories: Human figures , Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing right
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Icar(us)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:gladiator galea cristata, scuto sicaque armatus et fasciis subligaculo ocreisque indutus))

    Description of Drawing (English): Gladiator armed with crested helmet, shield, and sword, and wearing leg-padding, loincloth, and greaves
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Gladiators
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:avis externa in arboris ramo stans))
    BO

    Description of Drawing (English): Bird (partridge?) standing on a tree branch
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Animals
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Marcus Scepsini (:Scepsidi) ubique sal(utem)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Lupanare (VII.12.18-20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis prospiciens))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing forward
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:carina navis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Hull of a boat
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis cum velis?))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with sails?
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    XII

    Translation: 12
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di A. Granius Romanus (I.8.13)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    OBR
    ((S))

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:caput hominis ad sin.))

    Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person facing left
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:facies partim delineata, nasum et labrum))

    Description of Drawing (English): Partially drawn face, nose and lip
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
    Drawing Category: Human figures
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:navis malo et prora et aplustre instructa))

    Description of Drawing (English): Boat with mast, prow, and stern ornament
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    bono ut sit

    Translation: May it be (for) a good [man]?
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Bottega del fruttivendolo Felix (I.8.1)
    CIL: 8186
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 11
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di A. Granius Romanus (I.8.13)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Pacatus
    hic cum suis
    masit (:mansit) Pompeis

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Lucilius

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Propero vale mea Sava
    fac me ames

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Tally marks (part of)

    Graffito:

    S

    Translation: 1/2
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di A. Granius Romanus (I.8.13)
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    Graffito mentioning a name

    Graffito:

    Ṃạrcius Atimetys (:Atimetus)

    Translation: Marcius Atimetus
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di N. Fufidius Successus (I.8.15)
    CIL: 8209
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Dos pygiza (:δὸς πυγίσαι)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Tertiani
    Hic [ha]bita[r]unt (:habitaverunt)
    Rufa ita vale quare bene felas (:fellas)

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ------
    C̣ẹac̣ḷị 〈:vacat〉 C
    Sex 〈:vacat〉 C·XXV C
    V̂aler 〈:vacat〉 XXV XXV
    Sec[u]ṇ 〈:vacat〉 LXXV LXXV
    Amon 〈:vacat〉 L 〈:vacat〉 XXV
    Sitio 〈:vacat〉 [- - -]
    Scava 〈:vacat〉 LX [- - -]
    Sedlatus (:Sedulatus) 〈:vacat〉 [- - -]
    Ispanus (:Hispanus) 〈:vacat〉 [- - -]
    Iutto 〈:vacat〉 L [- - -] L [- - -]

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Ἀλέ̣ξανδρος

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    ((:duae naves, altera ad sin. magna instructa velis, malo, et gubernaculo, altera ad d. parva instructa velis))

    Description of Drawing (English): Two boats, a larger boat on the left with a sail, mast, and rudder, and a smaller boat on the right
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
    Drawing Category: Boats
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    Graffito mentioning a date

    Graffito:

    VI K(alendas) Fe(lix?)
    VII S I C I I I I

    Translation: Six days before the Kalends Fe(lix?) 7 thus(?) 4(?)
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4052
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIII

    Translation: 9
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di A. Granius Romanus (I.8.13)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    〈:columna 1〉
    - - - - - -
    Viriotâl 〈:vacat〉 CL
    Valer(ius) 〈:vacat〉 XXV
    Am[o]n(ius) 〈:vacat〉 LXXV
    Servil(ius) 〈:vacat〉 C
    Marcus 〈:vacat〉 L
    Sequan(us) 〈:vacat〉 LXXV
    Sedulât(us) 〈:vacat〉 XXV
    ((:duo ornamenta scuti)) Viriod LXXV
    +TOFAG 〈:vacat〉 L
    +NARTO L X X

    〈:columna 2〉
    - - - - - -
    Sextius C
    Viriotâl CL
    Valer(ius) LXXV
    Valer(ius) LXXV

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    Numina
    Di

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    rotun(dus)
    R O
    R
    R SS

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    M B M XX

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    t[o]tus

    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
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    Tally marks

    Graffito:

    IIIIIIIIII

    Translation: 10
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di A. Granius Romanus (I.8.13)
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    Graffito

    Graffito:

    RFV̂B M


    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Casa degli Epigrammi (V.1.18)
    CIL: 4056
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    Numerical graffito

    Graffito:

    L X I I I I

    Translation: 64
    City: Pompeii
    Findspot: Officina di N. Fufidius Succes