IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.781. Funerary inscription

Description: A white marble fragment. (w: 0.59 x h: 0.85 x d: 0.33)
Text: Inscribed on two opposite faces; IGCyr010300 is inscribed on the other face .
Letters: 0.035.

Date: Not determinable

Findspot: Cyrene: Purchased in April 1911.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot (1911)


Φάου υἱοῦ Καρνεάδο[υ]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

(scil. Grave) of Phaos' son, Karneades.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(scil. Grave) of Phaos, son of Karneades.


The formula is not standard, and either translation is possible: Robinson, followed by LGPN V1-64546, assumed the first; but Phaos, son of Karnedes, is listed in C.48.

Bibliography: Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 46b, fig. 34.
Text constituted from: From previous publications (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1911, Norton 20)