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C.63. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Broken block of limestone (w: 0.29 x h: 0.46 x d: 0.45).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Line 1, 0.06-0.19; line 2, 0.21-0.32.

Date: 118 CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Hermes; discovered before 1941.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot


[Imp(eratori) Cae]ṣạri ((stop)) Ḥa[driano ---]
[co(n)s(uli)? i]terum ( vac. ) [---]


[......]..RI .A[......---]
[.....]TERUM      [---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

[For Emperor Cae]sar Ha[drian . . . ?consul] for a second time [ . . .


The subject must be Hadrian. His name usually includes Traianus before Hadrianus but this is sometimes omitted as in ILS 5960 (EDH 021755), 6489, 6942. He was cos II from January to December CE 118 and at this time the consulate was the last of his titles.

Bibliography: Unpublished.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (BSR 49. XXII. 2)