|Temple of Seti I at Abydos, probablySekhmet, the lion goddess|
By the time of the ancient Egyptians, graffiti - by definition, from the Greek word "graphein" which means to scratch, write or draw." In Roman times, the Latin word for graffiti was "graffiti" which meant a scribbling though their "street art" included images, many of which were pornographic to modern eyes. The ancient Greeks have several examples of graffiti in entry tunnels to their stadiums such as the one at Nemea. "Akrotatis is beautiful" written by an admirer with someone else adding "to the one who wrote it"