IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.405. Fragmentary list of ?priests

Description: Fragment (w: 0.20 x h: 0.41 x d: 0.115) probably from the lower right corner of a marble stele; C.403, C.404 and C.406 may be from the same stele.
Text: Inscribed on one face; each entry in a different hand.
Letters: Second-third century; 0.02; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma, cursive omega and in line 4 H without the upper part of the second vertical stroke; very irregular; an ivy leaf at the end of line 2.

Date: Second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Apollo; photographed in 1926 as from the Sanctuary.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[--- Ἰ]άϲων̣
[--- Μά]γ̣νοϲ ((leaf))
( vac. 3 lines)
[---] Καρνεάδηϲ̣
5[---] Π̣τολεμαίω
( vac. 6 lines)



1: Ἰ]άσω[ν SECir, 1961-1962
5: Πτολεμαιο[ SECir, 1961-1962

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] Iason Magnos. Karneades (scil. son) of Ptolemaios [ . . .


The text contains a running record, probably of eponymous priests of Apollo.

Bibliography: SECir, 1961-1962, 70, p.258, fig. 61 (drawing only).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1977: 77/IX/2)