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M.124. Boundary marker

Description: A lower part of a brown limestone stele damaged above and along the sides (w: 0.62 x h: 1.10 x d: 0.42).
Text: Inscribed on one face. Presumably the Latin text appeared above the Greek on this face and the Greek was continued on the right hand face in the lost upper part of the stele.
Letters: 0.03; lunate sigma three times for Σ, at the ends of lines 7, 8 and in the middle of μέγιστος; the last two letters of line 7 and the last letter of line 8 written small.

Date: 54-68 CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Bu Traba; found in 1970 in situ in a line with M.125, south of M.123
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum


[Νέρων Κλαύδιος θεοῦ]
[Κλαυδίου υἱὸς Γε-]
[ρ]μ̣ανι̣[κ]ο̣ῦ̣ [Καί]σ̣α̣[ρος]
[ὑ]ων̣ὸ̣ς̣ Τ̣ι̣(βερίου) Κα̣ί̣σ̣ ( vac. 1) α-
5[ρο]ς̣ Σ̣ε̣βαστοῦ καὶ̣
[θ]εοῦ Σεβαστοῦ ἔγ-
γονος Καῖσαρ Σεβαστὸ̣ϲ̣
Γερμανικὸς ἀρχιερεὺϲ
μέγιϲτος δημαρχι--
( vac. 2 lines)


[.]Ω.....Κ...  Α

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

[Nero Claudius, son of deified Claudius, grandson of Ge]rmanicus Caesar, great grandson of Tiberius Caesar Augustus and of deified Augustus, Caesar Augustus Germanicus, high priest (i.e. pontifex maximus) holding tribunician [power . . .


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Mentioned Reynolds, 1990, 70, whence mentioned Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1991.678.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds IX.97)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds IX.98)