IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

T.154. Ephebic name

Description: A small sandstone block (w: 0.57 x h: 0.20) from a group inscribed with T.132, T.133, T.134, T.135, T.136, T.137, T.138, T.139, T.140, T.141, T.142, T.143, T.144, T.145, T.727, T.146, T.147, T.148, T.149, T.150, T.151, T.152, T.153, T.154, T.155, T.156, T.157, T.158, T.159, T.160, T.161, T.162. Along fourth inscribed the left of T.153
Text: Incised on the face, i above ii.
Letters: 0.04.

Date: Late first century BCE - early second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: East Wall: in situ on the inner face, the second group south of the east gate.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ι´




i: The overstruck letter could be Ε or Ρ
ii: Omitted by Oliverio

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Eufranzio ?

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(i) Euphrantos, (corrected to) Diphrantor. (ii) Year 10


The name Εὔφραντος appears to have been overstruck, to read Διφράντωρ

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 177 (VII, 42), pl.LXIV, fig.12, whence SEG 9.448, PHI 324295.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Upper row: T.145, T.727, blocks 3-5; middle row T.153, blocks 1 and 2, T.154, T.155, T.156, first block; lower row, T.160 (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Reynolds Tocra NS.II.15)

   Fig. 2. Upper row: T.145, T.727, blocks 2-5; middle row T.153, T.154, T.155, T.156, first block; lower row, T.160 (Reynolds NS.II.21)

   Fig. 3. View of group (Reynolds NS.II.20)

   Fig. 4. View of group (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 5. View of wall (Reynolds, SB.V.300)