IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.29. Fragmentary ?presence inscriptions

Description: Fragmentary sandstone block .
Text: Graffiti on one face, in at least three hands; these were probably cut before the stones were quarried as blocks.
Letters: Line 1, 0.095-0.10, lunate sigma; line 2, very uneven, 0.08 (o)-0.16 (ρ), lunate sigma; line 3., 0.09, lunate omega.

Date: First to second century

Findspot: South of Berenike: Corniclanum/Ajdabia, re-used in a building..
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[---]ιο ( vac. 1) ϲ [---]
[---]ΝΤ ( vac. 1) ΟΡΑ̣[---]
[--- ἥκ?]ω ( vac. 4)


[---]ΙΟ  Ϲ[---]
[---]ΝΤ    ΟΡ.[---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] ?I came


Line 1: probably the end of a name.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Whitehouse, FILM4NG2LR)