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M.230. Boundary marker

Description: Brown limestone stele, very badly worn (w: 0.56 x h: 0.84 x d: 0.46).
Text: Inscribed on the exposed face with part of a text in Greek; as in M.229, there is vacant space below the text. The remainder of the Greek text and probably the Latin version were presumably on at least one of the buried faces.
Letters: No measurements

Date: 74 CE (first half)

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: lying on the East bank of a shallow Wadi, about 0.5km west of M.229 and 2 km inland from M.232 in the area of of Ruus el Aslab; found in 1967.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Α̣[ὐτοκ]ρ̣ά[τω]ρ ι´
[πατὴ]ρ [πα]τ̣ρ̣ί̣[δ-]
ος ὕπατος [ε´ ]
[δ]ιὰ Κ(ουΐντου) Πακωνίο[υ]
5[Ἀ]γριππείνου ( vac. 3)
( vac. )




English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . Vespasian . . . ] acclaimed imperator ten times, consul five times; through the agency of Q(uintus) Paconius Agrippinus [


The first half of 74; see on M.232; cf also M.230.

Q. Paconius Agrippinus, for whom see PIR2 P 0027, was active in Cyrenaica under Vespasian, 71-74 CE: see C.147, C.428, C.429, C.430, C.438, C.747, M.68, M.165, M.229, M.230, M.232, M.238, M.239, P.397.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View

   Fig. 2. View in findspot (Department of Antiquities, F 4770)