IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

A.22. Christian invocation

Description: Fragment of a marble bowl.
Text: Inscribed on the upper surface of the rim, which is 0.035 wide.
Letters: Probably sixth century CE: 0.025;, cursive epsilon.

Date: Sixth century CE

Findspot: Apollonia: in Byzantine buildings west of the East church; found in 1954.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Apollonia Museum.


[Κύ]ριε ((crux)) βο[ήθει ---]


[..]ΡΙΕ ΒΟ[....---]

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds-Ward-Perkins-Goodchild, 2003

Lord, help (i.e. us or me)


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1976, 29 and plate LXV, whence SEG 27.1175; Reynolds-Ward-Perkins-Goodchild, 2003, 112.2bi
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (E.Alföldi-Rosenbaum: Reynolds IX.49)