IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.387. Fragmentary acclamation

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 smoothed mud, w: 0.90 x h: 0.40.
Letters: 0.05, 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.


εἰϲ αἰῶνα ΤΟ[---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

For ever [ . . .


For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Line 2: Oliverio suggested ἐ[φ]έβων which does not seem at all convincing.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1927a, 71, p.238, with a drawing, p.239, tav. IX, 42, whence SEG 9.298, PHI 324147.
Text constituted from: From previous publications and drawings (Reynolds).


None available (2020).