IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.772. Funerary monument.

Description: No description
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: No description; but form of alpha suggests a Roman date.

Date: First to third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Recorded in 1819.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot (1819)


Σωτάδα τὸ σαμᾷον καὶ τὸ δει-
( vac. )π̣νιϲτήρυον
( vac. )ΑΞΙΟΝ



English translation

Translation by: Editors

Of Sotadas, the tomb and the dining area.


Line 1: σαμᾷον: compare σαμεῖον, in IGCyr081500, σαμῆιον in GVCyr003

Lines 1-2: δειπνιστήρυον: presumably a space for funerary meals (so Dobias-Lalou).

Bibliography: Recorded in 1819 by Fr. Pacifico da Monte Cassiano and passed to Pietro Negri, the Sardinian consul in Tripoli, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5168.
Text constituted from: From previous publications (Reynolds)