IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

B.26. Fragmentary name?

Description: Fragments of painted wall-plaster, found in small pieces fallen from the wall of a room. Incised 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 on painted plaster.
Letters: Rough Greek capitals, cursive epsilon. 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.





English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ?N]eapol-


It is tempting to see a town name here, ? Νεάπολις.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1978, 6.xxiii, whence SEG 28.1563
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).