IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.383. Fragmentary date

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 on a area of smoothed clay w: 0.70 x h: 0.38.
Letters: 0.03; lunaτε epsilon, sigma.

Date: Second to early fourth century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Fountain of Apollo, 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.


ἐπ’ἱερέοϲ τοῦ κτίϲτου



English translation

Translation by: Editors

In the priesthood of Apollo the founder of [ . . .


For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Bibliography: First mentioned in 1822, but not fully recorded until 1916. Oliverio, 1927a, 57, p.236, with a drawing, p.235, tav. VIII, 38, whence SEG 9.294, PHI 324143.
Text constituted from: From previous publications, drawings and photographs (Reynolds).


None available (2020).