IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.391. Name or 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: Painted in mud, 4.30, broken at the left end.
Letters: 0.30; 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.


Εὔτυχοϲ Χαιρεσιλάο[υ]



Perhaps for Εὐτύχ(ω)ϲ Χαιρεσιλά(ῳ)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Eutychos (scil. son) of Chairesilaos (or) With good fortune for Chairesilaos.


For commentary on this series see on C.336.

Bibliography: Oliverio, 1927a, 82e, p.240, with a drawing, p.239, tav. IX, 46, whence SEG 9.300, PHI 324149.
Text constituted from: From previous publications and drawings (Reynolds).


None available (2020).