IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.139. Fragmentary sculptor's signature

Description: Fragment from the top of a marble panel (w: 0.19 x h: 0.11 x d: 0.06).
Text: Inscribed on one face on a semi-dressed surface within a roughly outlined rectangle.
Letters: Probably second century: 0.025 - 0.03; lunate epsilon and sigma.

Date: Probably second century

Findspot: Cyrene: Agora: in the photo of 1925 as from the Agora, probably the Agora Square.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[---]ϲ ἐποίει



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ?-]s made (scil. it).


Αn artist's signature. The semi-dressed surface suggests either that the stone was re-used for the inscription or that the inscription was not meant to be noticeable; probably the latter.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Drawing (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1977: MFA drawing inv.367)

   Fig. 2. Face (1925, Department of Antiquities, E. 300)