IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.461. Fragmentary dedication

Description: Fragment of top of soft yellow limestone colonnette (surviving circumference 0.148, h: 0.361 x diam.: 0.26). Moulded above, severely weathered and sliced in two.
Text: Inscribed on circumference.
Letters: 0.039; lunate epsilon and possibly sigma.

Date: Perhaps second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: area G16/G15, 1, 1.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, Storeroom of the American excavations (Inv. no. 78-584)


[Δήμητρ]ι καὶ Κόρ̣ηι



English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 2012

[To Demeter] and Kore ? ?


Nothing is intelligible after line 1.

For another dedication of a colonnette to Demeter and Kore, see C.500.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 2012, A.33, whence SEG 62.1795.15.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Donald White)

   Fig. 2. Right side (Donald White)

   Fig. 3. Right side (Donald White)

   Fig. 4. Right side and back (Donald White)

   Fig. 5. Back (Donald White)