IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

P.6. 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 a block in the course below P.4 and P.5, exactly below P.2.
Letters: 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.


(ἔτους) ιγ´ Ἀμμώ(νιος)




LΙΠAMM Pacho, 1827 ; L ιγ΄ Ἀμμώ[νιος Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 13. Ammonio

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 13: Ammonios.

Arabic translation

Translation by: Muna Abdelhamed

السنة 13، أمونيوس


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

The name does appear to have been abbreviated, or not written out in full - there is no indication that further letters have been lost.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 LXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5223; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 506 (30), p. 249, whence SEG 9.389, PHI 324238.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. P.1 and P.2 above, P.6 two courses lower (Reynolds NS.XII.4)

   Fig. 3. P.2 above, P.6 two courses lower (Reynolds NS.XII.5)