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C.474. Fragment

Description: Upper right-hand corner of medium-grained white marble panel (w: 0.097 x h: 0.78 x d: 0.035). Stained brown, broken on all edges and damaged at the back.
Text: Inscribed on the face, which is chipped.
Letters: 0.03; rather roughly cut, between visible guide-lines.

Date: Probably Roman period.

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: area D14/E14, 2.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, Storeroom of the American excavations (Inv. no. 78-226)


[---] Υ̣Δ̣Ι̣ [---]



1: Υ is incomplete and could perhaps be Χ, (in which case it is probably the end of a word); Δ might be Λ since it is difficult to distinguish the base of the letter from the guide-line.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ? Kla]udi[os . . .


The reading proposed seems the likeliest and suggests the Roman nomen Claudius.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 2012, A.46.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).