IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.12. Fragmentary building inscription

Description: Part of the left side of a limestone block with traces of moulding above (w: 0.48 x h: 0.26 x d: 0.60).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second century CE, 0.14-0.235.

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene, Caesareum: Found in 1935, re-used in a late wall near the SW porch near C.11.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Standing Loose.


[---] II co(n)s(ul)[---]




The figure is probably complete in view of the length of the uninscribed space preceding.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . tribunician power] for the second time, consul [ . . .


Clearly part of an imperial title, tribunicia potestate] II co(n)s(ul-), probably that of Hadrian.

Bibliography: Gasperini, 1971, C.7, and fig. 14
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, II.59.2)

   Fig. 2. North Gate of the Caesareum, marked number 6 (16 August 1935, Department of Antiquities, F.2784)