IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

M.64. Informal ?names

Description: Limestone block (w: 0.71 x h: 0.31 x d: 0.32).
Text: Graffito on one face. The text is arranged on the rock, as follows: ΓΧΡΟΥ is in the upper left corner; c is in the upper right corner; ΑΑΝ is a lot below ΓΧΡΟΥ and is followe by ΕΧΕΧΣ which is much higher, just under ΓΧΡΟΥ.
Letters: Variable and very rough: 0.07 – 0.08; probably ligatured ΟΥ; possibly lunate sigma.

Date: First century BCE - third century CE

Findspot: South of Berenike: at Tika/?Gasr Tecasis near the Gasr; found in 1967
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Benghazi Museum.





English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face

   Fig. 2. Face

   Fig. 3. Face (1968, Joyce Reynolds, I. 5)