a kind of porter's knot or pad for carrying
burdens, for which the usual Latin word is CESTICILLUS
The latter word seems to have been
appropriated to secular, arculum
to sacred uses
(P. Diac. s. vv.
pp. 14, 35, Müll.).
Arculum. (From Terra-cotta in the British Museum.)
The illustration is from a terra-cotta figure discovered by Mr. Newton at
Halicarnassus, and now in the British Museum. It represents a Canephoros
carrying a sacred vessel on her head by the aid of a pad, which must have.
corresponded to the Roman arculum.