IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.180. Fragmentary ?building dedication

Description: Fragment of a marble panel with traces of a triangular top (w: 0.17 x h: 0.085 x d: 0.07)
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: 0.025, rather roughly cut

Date: First - third century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Balagrae, in the Asklepeion; found in 1957
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


( vac. 6) Κ[---]
( vac. 3)Καρνη̣[δ---]
τὸν ναὸν Τ[---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

K[?arnedas (scil. son) of] Karne[das . . . ] the temple [ . . .


Perhaps Καρνήδας Καρνήδα, who presumably recorded repair or embellishment to the temple or the construction of a small shrine at his expense.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. From left: M.181, unidentified item, M.180 (Joyce Reynolds, I.52)