IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.40. Dedication of a statue

Description: Two fragments of a marble base with part of the feet of the statue on top surviving (dimensions unknown).
Text: Inscribed on one face; it is unclear how much was lost between the fragments.
Letters: No measurements, but line 2 is in a hand about half the size of lines 1 and 3; cursive omega, sigma.

Date: Second to third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Aphrodite, in the cella; recorded in 1861.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1861).


Γάϊοϲ Νώνιο[ϲ ---]εῖνοϲ
( vac. 10) τῇ θεῷ ( vac. )
Μιλήϲιοϲ ὁ καὶ Κυρηνεο̣[ϲ ---]ΕΝΟϹ



English translation

Translation by: Editors

Gaios Nonios (i.e. Gaius Nonius) [ . . . -]einos, for the goddess, a Milesian, also ?a Cyrenean[ . . . ]enos


For the group of sculptures and sculptural fragments, see Smith and Porcher, 77. Their drawing indicates that the base was broken into two pieces, but they say nothing of this in their description.

Bibliography: Smith-Porcher, 1864, 20 p. 114 and pl.83.
Text constituted from: Previous publication.


None available (2020).