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C.36. Theatre seat inscription

Description: Broken limestone block, part of a theatre seat with a hole on the underside for attachment to a lower block (w: 0.21 x h: 0.22 x d: 0.40).
Text: Inscribed on the riser.
Letters: First-second century; 0.20, very rough.

Date: First - second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Theatre 3; found in 1935.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.





English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable)


Probably from a personal name such as Ἡρακλείδης. No inscriptions have been found on other seats in this Theatre.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, JR III.44, NB XII.15)