IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.727. ?Funerary fragment

Description: Left side of a block of limestone, with simple moulding above, (w: 0.66 x h: 0.51 x d: 0.19).
Text: Inscribed on one face, along the lower edge; the text could have continued on blocks to the left and/or below.
Letters: First century CE, showing rustic influence; 0.045.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: findspot unrecorded. Photographed in 1931.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


u(iuus) f̣(ecit) ẹṛẹs Erucẹus Trị[---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

While living he made (scil. the tomb), the heir, Eruceus Tri[-


Almost certainly from a tomb.

There does not appear to be space for the h of heres; for eres see e.g. CIL VI, 31846, available at EDH 000144.

The name does appear to be Eruceus - presumably for Erucius

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Department of Antiquities, F. 1835