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C.115. Building inscription by Vestalis

Description: Limestone block, with traces of moulding from a Doric entablature above, chipped at both sides and broken below (w: 1.36 x h: 0.36 x d: 0.60).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably Augustan; 0.08.

Date: Augustan to first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Agora, in front of the North Stoa; found probably in 1919.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot (2008).


[---] Οὐεστάλις ἀνθύπατος [---]



Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

- Vestale proconsole

English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . Vestalis, proconsul . . .


On Vestalis see commentary on C.113. The text was perhaps the Greek translation of that text, in which case it will have been completed with something like στοὰν Σεβαστὰν ἀποκατέστησεν.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 77 (69), p. 108, pl. XXII, fig.32, whence AE 1934.258, SEG 9.152, PHI 324003.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Side view (Reynolds, II.7.1)

   Fig. 2. Face (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 3. Face (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 4. Face, left end (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 5. Face, right end (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 6. View of block (2008, H.Walda)