IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

B.13. Fragment

Description: Fragments of painted wall-plaster, found in small pieces fallen from the wall of a room, with B.4, B.5, B.6, B.7, B.8, B.9, B.10, B.11, B.12, B.13, B.14, B.15, B.16, B.17, B.18, B.19, B.20, B.21, B.22, B.23, B.24, B.25, B.26, B.27, B.28, B.29, B.30, B.31, B.32, B.33, B.34, B.35, B.36, B.37, B.38, B.39, B.40.
Text: Scratched above a crudely drawn helmeted head.
Letters: Rough Greek capitals; lunate sigma. Second half of the second or third century CE.

Date: Second half of the second or third century CE

Findspot: Berenike: Sidi Khrebish, Building H. At a date late in the life of the house the room must have been open to the public who scratched graffiti on its walls; it seems probable that it had in fact become an hotel.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Benghazi Museum.


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English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable.)


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1974-1975, B.x whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1975.793; Reynolds, 1978, 6.x, whence SEG 28.1559
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).