IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.248. Dedication by Karnedas

Description: Part of the left side of a small marble base, with traces of a simple moulding above and below, and a square depression on the top, (w: 0.49 x h: 0.33 x d: 0.64).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably first century CE: line 1, 0.054; line 2, 0.050.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: near the Altar of Artemis; found in 1927 and photographed with C.394 (see below).
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Standing on the West wall of the Temple of Athena.


Καρνήδας Α[ἰγλάνορος? ---]
ἱερατεύων [ἀνέθηκεν]




1: Ἀ[λέξιος] Oliverio, 1929

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Karnedas, (scil. son) of A[iglanor?], serving as priest [?dedicated]


For the proposed patronymic, cf the association of the two names in C.247.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1929, 11, 136-8, and fig. 29, p.129, whence SEG 9.158, PHI 324009; discussed by Marengo, 1991a, 500-503, whence SEG 41.1694.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Below C.248, above, part of C.394 (Department of Antiquities, F. 426)