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C.435. Boundary marker

Description: Brown limestone stele, two of whose faces remain buried (w: 0.59 x h: 1.72 x d: 0.44).
Text: Inscribed on one of the exposed faces which is badly worn, with a text in Latin and the beginning of a text in Greek, which must have continued on another face.
Letters: No description

Date: CE 54-55

Findspot: Cyrene: In situ, in the Wadi Bel Ghadir, a little south-west of C.434.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Wadi Bel Ghadir


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[--- fi]ṇes
[occupa]tos [a] pṛiuạ-
[tis P(opulo) R(omano)] reṣṭituiṭ
[Νέρων] Κλαύδιος
( vac. 1) Θεοῦ Κλαυδί-
( vac. 1)oυ υἱὸς Γερ-
μανικοῦ Καίσαρος
ὑωνὸς Τι(βερίου) Καίσαρος
5Σεβαστοῦ καὶ θεοῦ
( vac. 1) Σεβαστοῦ ἔγγο-
( vac. 5)νος
( vac. 1 line)


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b: The vacant spaces shown in lines 2, 3, 7 and 8 mark holes in the stone avoided by the mason.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Latin): . . . ] restored to the Roman People the boundaries (i.e. of the estates) which had been occupied by private persons.

(Greek): [Nero] Claudius son of deified Claudius, grandson of Germanicus Caesar, great grandson of Tiberius Caesar Augustus and of deified Augustus, [ . . .


Clearly a fragment of the same text as C.434

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, I.83)