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C.243. Dedication of a water basin

Description: Marble basin, broken at the left side. A pair with C.242.
Text: Re-used, and inscribed on one of the inner vertical faces. (w: 1.01 x h: 0.125)
Letters: Second century; 0.055.

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Baths of Trajan: found in 1926, in the central room of the Frigidarium.
Original location: Greek propylaea, part of the fountain forming the lower (Northern) side; reused in the Baths of Trajan.
Last recorded location: Restored in the Greek propylaea.


[Τ]ι(βέριος) Κλ(αύδιος) Ἰάσων Μάγνος ἱε-
ρώμενος ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων



English translation

Translation by: Editors

Ti(berios) Kl(audios) (i.e. Ti(berius) Cl(audius)) Jason Magnos, while he was priest, (scil. dedicated this) from his own funds.


A pair with C.242, where see commentary.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1928, 19, pp. 335-6, fig. 24, whence SEG 9.161, PHI 324012, Oliver, 1970, p. 101.c; see also Oliverio, 1931, 34 and Oliverio, 1940, 409; Romanelli, 1943, 2, p. 124.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. C.243, view (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1983: MFA diapo A00019)

   Fig. 2. C.243, detail (C. Dobias-Lalou, 2010: MFA DSC0210700)