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C.779. Fragment

Description: Fragment, probably from the bottom of an inscribed marble slab (w: 0.11 x d: 0.2).
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: Line 1, 0.015; line 2, 0.02; lunate epsilon.

Date: First century BCE - third century CE

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






1: So Robinson but his photograph suggests that the third letter might be a lunate sigma.
2: τατερκ Robinson, 1913

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable.)


Line 2: perhaps from the cognomen Πατέρκουλος, Paterculus.

Bibliography: Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 6, and photograph, fig. 5, whence Sammelbuch, I.5869.
Text constituted from: Publications


None available (2020).