IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

P.140. Fragmentary ?building inscription

Description: Limestone block from a Doric entablature, with architrave and frieze in one (w: 1.05 x h: 0.61 x d: 0.43)
Text: Inscribed on the frieze; the cutter has had to avoid a hole in the stone
Letters: Probably fourth century CE: 0.17, lunate epsilon

Date: Probably fourth century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Street of the Monuments north side; found in 1935
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


( vac. 3) ἐπιτ( vac. 1)ρ[οπ?---]


      ΕΠΙΤ  Ρ[..---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Under ?the supervision of [ . . .


Probably from ἐπίτροπος, supervisor or ἐπιτροπεύω, supervising

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face