A digital resource for studying the graffiti of Herculaneum
What did ancient Romans like to draw on walls? It can't have been easy to scratch onto a vertical surface and into the plaster on a wall.
Drawing of a horse from the Casa dei Quattro Stili
This example appears to be someone teaching another how to draw a boat with banks of oars.
Gladiators and their equipment, like this helmet, were popular images to draw.
Messages and names were sometimes written in the shape of boats.
This is the only known drawing of a camel from ancient Italy