IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.296. Fragment

Description: Left side of a broken coping stone of limestone (w: 1.16 x h: 0.41).
Text: Inscribed on the rounded surface.
Letters: 0.18; rather irregular in size and shape.

Date: First - fourth century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Probably found in 1935 in the Amphitheatre.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot, lying with other debris in an unexcavated area to the West.





or ]ΙΘΗΝ[ . . .

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


Presumably the inscription began on the preceding stone and continued onto the next.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1961, Joyce Reynolds II.91)