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C.88. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Piece of a badly damaged limestone architrave block (w: 1.23 x h: 0.62 x d: 0.72).
Text: Inscribed on one face; 0.11 from top of the block.
Letters: Second century; line 1, 0.34; line 2, 0.38-0.51.

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Agora: Prytaneium. Found probably in 1919.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Imp(erator) ------
[.] Caeṣ ------



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Emperor [ . . . ] Caes[ar . . .


The second line perhaps contained the name of a Caesar or, less probably, that of a proconsul e.g. [C(aius)] Caes[ius...]

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face, from the left. (Joyce Reynolds, II.30.2)

   Fig. 2. Face, from the right. (Joyce Reynolds, II.30.2)

   Fig. 3. Face, from the right. (Joyce Reynolds, II.30.1)