IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.258. Building dedication for a column

Description: Fragment of a limestone column drum; w: 0.24 x h: 0.12.
Text: Inscribed on the shaft.
Letters: 0.03, cursive omega.

Date: First - third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: in the Temple of Apollo: from the peristasis: "uno dei tamburi della decima colonna a Nord Ovest del Tempio" (Oliverio's notes). Found in 1925
Original location: Temple of Apollo, peristasis, tenth column on the north-west.
Last recorded location: Findspot 1983


Τ̣(ῖτος) Φάβ[ιος ---? τὸν κείονα]
[ἐκ τ]ῶν ἰδίων.




1: Τ. Φαβιος Pernier, 1935; Φαβ[ SECir, 1961-1962

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

T(itos) Phab[ios (i.e. T(itus) Fab[ius) . . . (scil. gave) the column from] his own resources.


By 1983 only the second line was visible.

Bibliography: Mentioned Pernier, 1935 140; published SECir, 1961-1962, 47, p.247, fig 44 (drawing only), from T. XI 53.
Text constituted from: All details and text are taken from Oliverio.


   Fig. 1. Face (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1983: 83/II/1)