IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

T.7. Fragment

Description: Re-used block of Proconnesian marble, perhaps first used in the second century CE, with traces along the upper edge of a chiselled-out egg and dart moulding (w: 0.84 x h: 0.33 x d: 0.65).
Text: Inscribed on one exposed face which is partially encrusted with a hard deposit.
Letters: 0.14; lunate sigma, cursive omega; very finely cut.

Date: Perhaps sixth century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: re-used in the late buildings north of the Decumanus, opposite the Byzantine 'fortress'; found in 1966.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot





English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds NS.I.12)

   Fig. 2. Context (Joyce Reynolds, 69)

   Fig. 3. Face (Reynolds, SB.V.292)