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C.234. Dedication? by a priest

Description: Limestone block, damaged at the right end and recut at the left to form a cornice (w: 1.10 x h: 0.30 x d: 0.38).
Text: Inscribed on one face which is in very poor condition.
Letters: Too damaged to date, 0.06.

Date: First to third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Athena, among débris; photographed already in very poor conditions, in 1928.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Τ̣(ιβέριος?) Κ̣λ̣(αύδιος) Πτολεμαῖος [---]
ἱ̣α̣ρ̣ε̣ι̣τεύω̣ν̣ [---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

T(iberios) Kl(audios) (i.e. T(iberius) Cl(audius)) Ptolemaios, serving as priest.


line 1: T would normally serve as an abbreviation for T(itus), but is presumably used here as an abbreviation for Tiberius as in C.290, line 1.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1930, 21, p.196-7, fig.55 whence SEG 9.150, PHI 324001
Text constituted from: Read from the photograph (Reynolds).


None available (2020).