IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.385. 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, very worn, on a layer of smoothed clay.
Letters: 0.038, lunate sigma.

Date: Second to early fourth century CE

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


[ἐ]π’[ἱερ]έοϲ <τ>οῦ
[κτίϲτου Ἀπόλλωνοϲ---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

In the priesthood [of the Founder Apollo . . .


For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1927a, 60, p.238, with a drawing, p.235, tav. VIII, 40, whence SEG 9.296, PHI 324145.
Text constituted from: From previous publications and drawings (Reynolds).


None available (2020).