IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.345. Name

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: On the upper part of the wall.
Letters: Letters moulded from mud and applied to the rock.

Date: Second to early fourth century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Fountain of Apollo, in rock-cut channel behind the fountain; first described in 1822, but not fully recorded until 1916.
Original location: Fountain of Apollo.
Last recorded location: Fountain of Apollo. no longer accessible.





English translation

Translation by: Editors



For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Oliverio suggested that this might be a priest - but it might also be a pilgrim.

Bibliography: First mentioned in 1822, but not fully recorded until 1916. Oliverio, 1927a, 20, p.222, with a photograph , whence SEG 9.260, PHI 324109.
Text constituted from: From previous publications, drawings and photographs (Reynolds).


None available (2020).