IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.232. Dedication of an image of Athena to Apollo

Description: Three marble fragments from a base, moulded above, (a and b together, w: 0.48 x h: 0.15 x d: 0.55 and c. w: 0.185 x h: 0.175 x d: 0.55).
Text: Inscribed on the moulding
Letters: Third century CE: lines 1,2, 0.03; line 3, 0.025; lunate sigma, cursive omega.

Date: Second-third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Described, a as from the Sanctuary, c more precisely as from the area north west of the Roman Propylaeum. Photographed in 1928 .
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[Μ(ᾶρκοϲ) Ἰού]λιοϲ Κο̣κ̣κ̣ηια[νὸϲ Πειθάγορα]ϲ Πλάτων
[ἱαριτεύ]ων ( vac. 1) τὰν Ἀθάνα[ν ἐκ τᾶν τῶ Ἀπ]όλλωνοϲ
( vac. 1) προϲόδω[ν? ἀνέθηκεν ( vac. 1)]


[.......]ΩΝ  ΤΑΝΑΘΑΝΑ[..........]ΟΛΛΩΝΟϹ


1: ].IHIA[ SECir, 1961-1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

M(arkos) Oulpios Kokkeianos (i.e. M(arcus) Ulpius Cocceianus) Peithagoras Plato, being priest dedicated the (scil. statue of) Athene from the funds of Apollo.


For the dedicator see C.217, C.224

Bibliography: (b): SECir, 1961-1962, 33, and fig. 31 (from T. XI 33); (c): Oliverio, 1930, 18, p. 192, with p.211, and fig. 51, whence SEG 9.97; b, and c revised and republished, with a, Reynolds, 1974-1975a, 3, whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1976.787, Dobias-Lalou, 1993, 28.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. All three fragments (Reynolds XII.98.3)

   Fig. 2. Fragment a (Reynolds VIII.49)

   Fig. 3. Fragment b (Reynolds VIII.50)

   Fig. 4. Fragment c (Reynolds VIII.51)