IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.26. Fragmentary date

Description: Outcrop of natural rock, on which texts are cut more or less roughly, in a series of different hands, with dates ranging from 15/16 to 52 CE: M.3, M.4, M.5, M.6, M.7, M.8, M.9, M.10, M.11, M.12, M.13, M.14, M.15, M.16, M.17, M.18, M.19, M.20, M.21, M.22, M.23, M.24, M.25, M.26, and perhaps M.27. They may be described as graffiti although the surviving example and the photographs show that their production often involved much more effort than the normal graffito.
Text: Incised on the rock face, with no frame.
Letters: Bar above one digit.

Date: CE 15

Findspot: South of Berenike: Beside the ancient road from Corniclanum/Ajdabia, leading south to the oasis of Gialo; recorded in 1923.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Now covered by modern houses.


[(ἔτους)] μϛ´



English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 46 [ . . . .


For general introduction see M.3.

Bibliography: Ferri, 1926, 25, with a drawing, p.386..
Text constituted from: From previous publications (Reynolds).


None available (2020).