IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.82. Ephebic names

Description: Marble base with writing on five faces and reliefs on two (w: 0.62 x h: 0.62 x d: 0.355). On the front is a relief of a man driving a quadriga, and, on the left face, of a boy leading a horse; inscribed on the front face with C.76, C.77, C.78, C.79, C.80, C.81, on the left face with C.82, on the right with C.84, on the top with C.85, on the reverse with C.83. A large square hole has been cut in the back which was only semi-dressed.
Text: Graffito on the left face, above the relief; line 1 on the rim, lines 2 ff on the face. Several different hands.
Letters: 0.015-0.025.

Date: 24/25 CE

Findspot: Cyrene: House of Hesychios. Found in 1934.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


Ν̣είκαιοϲ Καλλιμάχου
(ἔτους) νε´ Σωγένης Εὐφράνορος
(ἔτους) νε´ Ἐπικράτης
Λ ( vac. ) Γ ( vac. )
5(ἔτους) ( vac. )
( vac. ) ΠΙϹ


Λ      Γ      
5 L                     


1: Perhaps Κλ(αυδιος) Εἰκαιοϲ
2: Εὐφράνορος : Εὐφράνορ̣(ος) SECir, 1961-1962
3: νεʹ : τεʹ SECir, 1961-1962
4: ΛΓ SECir, 1961-1962

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

?Neikaios (scil. son) of Kallimachos; Year 55, Sogenes (scil. son) of Euphranor; Year 55, Epikrates [ . . ] (year) [ . . .


line 1 Perhaps Κλ(αυδιος) Εἰκαιος.

lines 2-3 line 2 55 of the Actian era = CE 24/25.

Bibliography: SECir, 1961-1962, 164.b and fig. 130 (from T. VI 1ff).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).