IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.103. Name

Description: Approximately one third of a Corinthian capital of marble (probably Greek island) with a fragment of the drum below (h: 0.48 x diam.: 0.47); the relief has been chiselled away at the sides, and the core hollowed out. It is one of a set, all apparently adapted in Arab times to carry lavers.
Text: Inscribed on the fillet.
Letters: 0.03; lunate sigma.

Date: Second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Barke; photographed in 1930.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Ἀρϲόλοχοϲ Ναϲϲωνιανο̣[ῦ]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Arsolochos (scil. son) of Nassonianos


There might be a missing letter at the beginning of the first name; but cf Ἀρσίλοχος, at Thebes, LGPNV3b-22372

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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