Two fragments of komast cup, Attic black-glazed ware (diameter 0.123).
Scratched below the handles, extending probably more than halfway around the cup.
0.006-0.009; crossed theta.
Place of Origin
Ca. 500 B.C. (monument-type)
Found between 1963 and 1965 at Taucheira pleiades; HGL : archaic votive deposit .
Last recorded Location
Seen by J. Boardman between 1963 and 1965.
Not seen by IGCyr team.
Text constituted from
Transcription form previous editor (CDL).
Boardman-Hayes, 1966 Boardman, J., Hayes, J., 1966, Excavations at Tocra 1963-1965. The archaic deposits I, British School of Archaeology at AthensSuppl. 4, London - see in bibliography , p. 169, n. 1338 (ph., dr.); Dobias-Lalou, 1970 Dobias-Lalou, C., 1970, Pour une chronologie des inscriptions archaïques de Cyrène, Revue de Philologie, de Littérature et d'Histoire Anciennes (RPh)ser. 3, 44, 228-256 - see in bibliography , pp. 246-247, n. 13.
1 Boardman-Hayes, 1966 Boardman, J., Hayes, J., 1966, Excavations at Tocra 1963-1965. The archaic deposits I, British School of Archaeology at AthensSuppl. 4, London - see in bibliography Θεοκ[λε͂ς μ᾿ἀνέθηκ]ε̣ τ̣ᾶ̣ι̣ θεο͂ι (Boardman)
Theok[c. 10] à la déesse.
Theok[c. 10] to the goddess.
Theok[c. 10] alla dea.
Undoubtedly a dedication. But the lacuna might have included another name, such as Θεοκράτης. Moreover this name might be either the individual name or perhaps, although not so frequent, the father's name. On the other hand the verb of dedication was possible but not necessary.
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