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M.33. Fragment

Description: Fragmentary sandstone block (w: 0.39 x h: c. 0.52).
Text: Incised on the lower part of the face.
Letters: 0.065; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma.

Date: First to second century

Findspot: South of Berenike: Corniclanum/Ajdabiya, re-used in the Fatimid Mosque.
Original location: Although no military elements survive this may come from the fort in which the soldiers responsible for the texts recorded under M.3 ff. were stationed.
Last recorded location: Findspot: lying loose.


( vac. 3 lines)
[---]ΝΤΩΝ ( vac. 1)



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


Line 1: apparently from a Roman nomen, perhaps Herennius.

Bibliography: Whitehouse, 1971-1972 RSIS III.14, but without texts.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, II. 17)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds PN.I.2)

   Fig. 3. Face (Reynolds PN.I.3)

   Fig. 4. Face (Whitehouse, FILM4NG1LR)