IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

P.99. Dedication of statues

Description: Marble base for a group of statuary, probably Dionysus and a Satyr.
Text: Inscribed on one face (die, w: 1.20 x h: 0.10) on a rough surface.
Letters: Second-third century: 0.03; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma, cursive omega.

Date: Second-third centuries CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Odeon, in the corridor behind the cavea; found in 1959
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum


Μ(ᾶρκοϲ) Οὔλπιοϲ Κομίνιοϲ ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων τῇ πατρίδι



English translation

Translation by: Editors

M(arkos) Oulpios Kominios (i.e. M(arcus) Ulpius Cominius) from his private means for the Fatherland.


For the dedicator see also P.92, P.98, P.176, P.345.

Bibliography: Published Fabbricotti, 1985 whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1988.1028; mentioned Kenrick, 2013, 101
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1961-05-26, Joyce Reynolds III.14.3)