IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.261. Fragmentary building inscription

Description: Limestone block cut down for re-use, with a square hole pierced through the centre (w: 0.74 x h: 0.18 x d: 0.60).
Text: Inscribed on one face which is chipped at both sides.
Letters: Perhaps second century CE; 0.11, truncated.

Date: Perhaps second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Apollo: when photographed in 1925, it was with materials from the Temple.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Temple of Apollo: standing on the Byzantine steps at the east front (1925)


[---] Ἀπόλ[λων---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ]Apol[ . . .


This is very probably from the name of the god, but could be from a personal name.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. C.251 a.vii above; C.261 below (Department of Antiquities, F. 411)