IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.144. Fragmentary building inscription

Description: Block of limestone from a Doric entablature, with traces of moulding above, broken below (w: 0.62 x h: 0.46 x d: 0.21)
Text: Inscribed on the face, below the moulding.
Letters: Second-third century CE; 0.045; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma, omega

Date: Perhaps second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Taurguni; found in 1957
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


[---]Ν καὶ τὰς θύραϲ [---]
[---]Ν ἐκ τῶν ἰ̣δ̣[ίων]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] and the doors [ . . . ] from his/their own [resources


Apparently a reference to the construction or renovation of a building.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Front view (1961, Reynolds XIII.27.2)

   Fig. 2. Front view (1961, Reynolds XIII.27.1)

   Fig. 3. Front view (1961, Reynolds IX.27)