IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

C.90. Monogram on a relief

Description: Marble block ("The Warrior relief") with sculptured relief of an armed figure on the face.
Text: Inscribed on the block.
Letters: In ligature, probably first century BCE - first century CE; total 0.21.

Date: Probably first century BCE - first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Zeus (Agora), in the building to the right (the Hall of the Benches?); found in 1919.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.






Εὔθημος Paribeni, 1959; Φιλοκλῆ Wilamowitz as reported by Beschi; Ἰφικλῆ Beschi, 1959

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Phelikos (or) Of Felix


Interpreted by Paribeni as an Argonaut, by Beschi as a hoplite. Both regard the monogram as a later addition to the stone.

Bibliography: Paribeni, 1959, 51, pl. 53; Beschi, 1959, 98 and 134f, whence SEG 17.813, PHI 324422.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).