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C.240. Fragmentary text

Description: Limestone block, moulded above, from a Doric entablature (w: 1.19 x h: 0.27 x d: 0.60).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second-third century, recalling those of the Antonine/Severan period. 0.10.

Date: Second to third centuries.

Findspot: Cyrene: Baths of Trajan: in 1928 re-used in a wall in the northwest corner.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[---]ω̣ν τὸ τᾶς ἱα((stop))ρᾶ̣[ς---]


[---].ΝΤΟΤΑΣΙΑ Ρ.[.---]


Alternatively, perhaps [...-]ωντο τᾶς ἱαρὰ[ς...].

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable.)


If the dating is correct the block presumably indicates a late repair to the building.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1930, 2 p.159, fig. 20.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).