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C.154. Fragmentary text

Description: Fragment of limestone (w: 0.16 x h: 0.12).
Text: Inscribed on the face
Letters: 0.03. cursive omega.

Date: First - third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Excavated by the Norton Expedition in 1910. Acropolis, Peristyle building, "in room 4, behind the passage"; found on 22 April 1911.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1911)





English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable.)


For the excavation see R. Norton, Bulletin of the Archeological Institute of America II (1911) 154f, available at

Line 3 seems to contain part of the name Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristoteles, and the text may be a list of names; but what survives in lines 1 and 2 could be part of an imperial name and title, e.g.[...Αἴλιο]ν Α[ὐρήλιον...] / [...εὐ]τυχή[...].

Bibliography: Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 57
Text constituted from: From previous publication (Reynolds)


None available (2020).