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C.128. Fragmentary building inscription

Description: Fragment of the upper part of a marble block, with holes, probably for the attachment of another, on top; dimensions: w: 0.64 x h: 0.17 x d: 0.34.
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: First century; 0.03. L for ἔτους; line above the numerals; part deliberately erased.

Date: CE 91-2

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Apollo; found in 1925; photographed in 1928 with C.129.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


(ἔτους) ρκβ´ Τ(ιβέριος) ((stop)) Κλα⟦ύδιος⟧ Ἰστ[ρος]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 122. T(iberios) Kla[[udios]] (i.e. T(iberius) Claudius) Ist[ros . . .


122 of the Actian Era = CE 91-2.

The erasure may simply be to accommodate a correction.

Bibliography: Mentioned, Oliverio, 1927, 158; publishedSECir, 1961-1962, 7 and fig. 9 (from T.XI 17, XIII 10v).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).