IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.769. Dedication to Apollo

Description: Two joining fragments from the lower left corner of a piece of marble moulded above and below: together w: 0.40 x h: 0.20 x d: 0.14.
Text: Inscribed on one face. Very broadly spaced, in the last line.
Letters: Probably Augustan, 0.25.

Date: Probably Augustan

Findspot: Cyrene: Findspot unrecorded. Found before 1935.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Θ[ε]ύχρηστο[ς τοῦ δεῖνα]
ἱαριτεύων ΚΑ[---]
( vac. 3) ἀ( vac. 1)ν( vac. 2)έ( vac. 1)[θηκεν]


      Α  Ν    Ε  [.....]


1: θεύχρηστος τοῦ δεῖνα SECir, 1961-1962 ; ἱαριτεύων Ἀπόλλωνι SECir, 1961-1962 ; ἀνέθηκε SECir, 1961-1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Theuchrestos [(scil. son) of ?], serving as priest [ . . .] dedicated.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Left side published SECir, 1961-1962, 28, and drawing, fig. 27 (from T. XI 36); reviewed and published with second part by Reynolds, 1974-1975a, 2, whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1976.787.
Text constituted from: Transcription from drawing (left end) and from stone and photograph (right end) (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Right side fragment (Reynolds VIII.56)

   Fig. 2. From left: C.743, C.740 and C.769 (right side)