IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

B.18. Fragmentary name

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 to the right of B.17.
Letters: Rough Greek capitals, cursive omega. 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.


[---] Ἀμμων[---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ] Ammon[ . . .


Possibly a reference to the god Ammon, but names compounded with his are common in Cyrenaica and one such may well be what was written here.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1978, 6.xv, whence SEG 28.1560
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).