IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.236. Christian fragment

Description: Right end of a limestone block (w: 0.26 x h: 0.23 x d: 0.23)
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Guided letters; c. 0.10; square omega.

Date: Fifth-sixth centuries CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Sidi Bu Breyek: c. 3km west of the modern Lamluda/Hilal road, and a little south of the top of the pass. First recorded in 1968, in the débris of the settlement.
Original location: Perhaps from the Church, which is a conspicuous feature of the site.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


((crux))Π[---]Ω ((crux))



English translation

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

(Not usefully translatable.)


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Mohamed-Reynolds, 2000, 2.a, whence SEG 50.1646; Reynolds-Ward-Perkins-Goodchild, 2003, 345.1
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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