IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.776. ?Funerary fragment

Description: Fragment from the lower edge of an incised marble panel (w: 0.125 x h: 0.135 x d: 0.017).
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: Perhaps second-third century; 0.015; a large ivy leaf at the end of line 5.

Date: Perhaps second or third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Bought from an Arab in February 1911 by the Norton expedition.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1911)


[---]ροις πα̣[---]
[--- Ἀσκ?]ληπίας ἐκ [---]
[---] τέλος τεσ[---]
5[---]Η ( vac. 1) ((leaf))



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . Ask]lepias [ . . .


Perhaps a tombstone.

Bibliography: Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 8 and photograph, fig. 7, whence Sammelbuch, I.5871.
Text constituted from: Publication


   Fig. 1. Face (1910, Norton 12)