IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

P.122. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Limestone block (w: 0.90 x h: 0.35 x depth not measurable).
Text: Inscribed on the exposed face on a coating of stucco.
Letters: Fourth century: 0.025; rubricated.

Date: 367-383 CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: House of Paulus, Room 8, re-used in the base of the west wall; found in 1957.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[--- Γ]ρ̣ατιαν̣[---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . Gratian . . .


The Emperor Gratian, 367-383; perhaps also in P.118. This text provides a terminus post quem for the wall. It was presumably part of an inscription like P.148, P.136 and P.137, recording the late fourth to fifth century rehabilitation of the Street of the Monuments.

Bibliography: Kraeling, 1962, 17 and p. 26.
Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds)


   Fig. 1. View in context (1958, Kraeling, The Oriental Institute - Chicago, 49563)