IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.230. Honours for a wife

Description: Limestone base, chipped at the upper right corner (w: 0.76 x h: 0.29 x d: 0.59)
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: First century BCE - Augustan: 0.026.

Date: First century BCE - Augustan

Findspot: Cyrene: Found in 1927 in the Roman Propylaeum: in the area to the north-west.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Temple of Hades, placed on the back wall (2001).


[.. Πα]υσίλαν Βάκαλος
Θαλίαρχος Ἁνιόχω
τὰν ἑαυτοῦ γυναῖκα
( vac. 4)ἀνέθηκε( vac. 4)




1: Probably Παυσίλαν (so LGPN) or Χρυσίλαν.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Pausila (scil. daughter) of Bakal: Thaliarchos (scil. son) of Aniochos dedicated (scil. the statue of) his own wife.


All details are taken from Oliverio.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1930, 16 p.191, fig. 49, whence SEG 9.64
Text constituted from: Read from the Department photograph (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (C. Dobias-Lalou)