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A collection of graffiti from Ostia. Although much plaster disappeared from the buildings once they had been abandoned, a considerable number of graffiti has been found.


The letters

The graffiti per building

A note on dates
Movie of room 17Movie of he graffiti in room 17 of the Caseggiato degli Aurighi (Eric Taylor)

Poster (presented at the Ostia seminar, École Française de Rome, 16-17 November 2016)
The Ancient Graffiti Project (A digital resource for studying the graffiti of Herculaneum and Pompeii)

CD download of Martin Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen, 2001


Casa di Bacco Fanciullo, room 17, north wall: a quadriga, probably copied from a coin.
To the right a quadriga with Sol on a coin of Probus (276-282 AD).