IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.596. Fragmentary dedication

Description: Fragment from the right corner of an inscribed marble moulding (w: 0.535 x h: 0.215 x d: 0.325); the top rough and slightly converse. There is a hole in the bottom with a small channel running from it to the edge (for lead); the back roughly broken and hacked, and left edge fractured.
Text: Inscribed on the upper moulding (inscribed face w: 0.31 x h: 0.087).
Letters: First-second century CE: 0.015.

Date: First to second century.

Findspot: Cyrene: Perhaps North Necropolis, ?Wadi bin Turchia, re-used as a doorstep in a house "on the upper lane, just beyond and to the West of the Wadi descending from the Fountain of Apollo"; recorded in 1910/11, and removed to the Norton Expedition's camp.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene (1911)


[---] τὰ ἀγάλματα ἐπεσκεύασ[εν]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] constructed the statues.


It could have fallen from the Sanctuary. All details are taken from Robinson.

Bibliography: Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 44, and photograph, fig. 32, whence Sammelbuch, I.5891.
Text constituted from: From previous publications (Reynolds)


   Fig. 1. Face (1911, Norton 17)