IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

B.20. 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 below B.19.
Letters: Rough rather sprawling Greek cursive, not unlike that of B.7, 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.


τ̣ὸ προϲ̣κ̣ύ[νη]μ̣[α ..] Ρ̣Ι̣ΑΡ̣ [---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

The obeisance . . .


For the formula see on B.7, B.8.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1978, 6.xvii, whence SEG 28.1561
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).