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C.58. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Fragment from the left side of a limestone block: w: 0.64 x h: 0.23 x d: 0.85; at the left side is a cutaway w: 0.02 wide; the right side of the face is broken. Perhaps from the same monument as C.57.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: First century CE; line 2, 0.045; line 3, 0.04; line 4, 0.05; a bar above the lost numeral in line 5.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: House of Jason Magnus, re-used in the wall in a room off the south corridor of the peristyle; found in 1936.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot


[--- Σεβα-]
στ̣ὸς ἀρχιερεὺς [μέ-]
[γι]στος δημαρχ̣[ι-]
κῆς ἐξουσί[ας]
5[τὸ] · [---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ] Augustus, high priest (i.e. pontifex maximus), holding tribunician power [ . . .


For the building see on C.57.

Bibliography: Mingazzini, 1966, 44.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. C.58, with C.57 above (Joyce Reynolds, XII.34)

   Fig. 2. C.58, with C.57 above (Joyce Reynolds, XII.25)