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C.409. Fragmentary building inscription

Description: Fragment from the upper part of a marble block or stele (w: 0.34 x h: 0.25 x d: 0.125).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably first century CE; 0.085.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Apollo; photographed in 1930 as from the Sanctuary.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[---]ṣ ((stop)) fac̣[iendum curauit]


[---]. FA.[.............]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . was responsible for] the construction.


Clearly the record of building work, and in view of the Latin, probably officially sponsored. The first word should perhaps be restored [proco(n)]s(ul).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).