IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.338. Fragment

Description: Rock-cut channel, with multiple informal inscriptions, C.336 to C.392; some are traced in the mud that coats the walls of the channel, others have been modelled by attaching strips of clay or mud to the rock.
Text: Graffito; broken away at left side.
Letters: Lunate sigma; the final letter is S-shaped, perhaps an abbreviation sign?

Date: Second to early fourth century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Fountain of Apollo, rock-cut channel behind the fountain, on the left wall.
Original location: Fountain of Apollo
Last recorded location: Fountain of Apollo; no longer accessible.





English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


For commentary on this series see on C.336

Bibliography: First mentioned in 1822, but not fully recorded until 1916. Oliverio, 1927a, 6, p.220, with a drawing, p.221 tav.I, fig.1, whence SEG 9.255, PHI 324104.
Text constituted from: From previous publications, drawings and photographs (Reynolds).


None available (2020).