IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.386. 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 an area of smoothed clay, w: 0.40 x h: 0.35.
Letters: 0.02, lunate epsilon, 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.


[ἐπ’ ἱε]ρέοϲ
[τοῦ κτίϲ]του



English translation

Translation by: Editors

In the priesthood of the Founder Apollo [of ? . . .


For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1927a, 65, p.238, with a drawing, p.235, tav. VIII, 41, whence SEG 9.297, PHI 324146.
Text constituted from: From previous publications, drawings and photographs (Reynolds).


None available (2020).