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M.138. Fragmentary Christian inscription

Description: Fragment, broken on all sides, from a marble panel (w: 0.09 x h: 0.11 x d: 0.035)
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: Sixth century CE; 0.035.

Date: Sixth century

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Theodorias/Gasr Leibia, in the East Church; found in 1957 during excavation.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


[---] Μ̣ακ[αρι?---]



English translation

Translation source: Reynolds-Ward-Perkins-Goodchild, 2003

...] Mak[arios . . .


Mak[arios: very probably the bishop of M.134, and perhaps M.136. The panel may have been part of a personal monument to him, or of an inscription recording his activity as a builder.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1960, 22, whence SEG 18.769 PHI 324466; Reynolds-Ward-Perkins-Goodchild, 2003, 281.A.1
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds XII.6)