IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

P.5. Ephebic? name

Description: Sandstone blocks, too high to measure, in the North Tower of the West Gate, inscribed, while in their present positions, on the North wall: P.1, P.2, P.3, P.4, P.5, P.6, P.7.
Text: Graffito on the raised central area of the block at the West end of the same course as P.4. There is an upsilon above.
Letters: Standard forms; L for ἔτους.

Date: First century BCE to first century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: West Gate, North tower, north wall.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


( vac. )Υ
(ἔτους) ιγ´ Πόπλιος




2: ΠΟΠΑΙΟΣ Pacho, 1827

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 13. Publio.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 13: Poplios (i.e. Publius).


For this group of texts see commentary on P.1.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 LXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5224; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 501 (25) p. 249 and fig. 83, whence SEG 9.385, PHI 324234.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXXIV)

   Fig. 2. P.3 above, P.5 one course lower (Reynolds NS.XII.7)

   Fig. 3. P.3 above, P.5 one course lower, to the left