IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.202. Mile X: Milestone of ?Nero

Description: Upper part of a limestone column. (h: 0.65 x diam.: 0.50).
Text: Inscribed on the shaft; the text has been deliberately and completely erased, except for the end of line 1.
Letters: 0.14.

Date: CE 54-55

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Balagrae, with M.199, M.200, M.201; found in 1955.
Original location: Cyrene to Ptolemais Road: Mile 10.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


[---]⟧ ⟦Nero⟧ ⟦Clau⟧ḍịus



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

[Nero Clau]dius [ . . .


The unusual size of the letters is paralleled in M.225, suggesting an attribution to Nero, and a similar date.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).