Fragmentary skyphos, Attic black figure ware, late type (diameter 0.063).
Scratched on lower part of wall.
0.0045-0.006; alpha with bar joining a short right stroke, nu nearly symmetrical, rho with a short oblique stroke under loop.
Place of Origin
Between 475 and 450 B.C. (monument-type)
Found between 1963 and 1965 at Taucheira pleiades; HGL : archaic votive deposit .
Last recorded Location
Seen by J. Boardman in 1965.
Not seen by IGCyr team.
Text constituted from
Transcription from editor (CDL).
Boardman-Hayes, 1973 Boardman, J., Hayes, J., 1973, Excavations at Tocra 1963-1965. The archaic deposits II and later deposits, British School of Archaeology at AthensSuppl. 10, London - see in bibliography , n. 2173 (dr.). Cf. Dobias-Lalou, 2015 Dobias-Lalou, C., 2015, Les débuts de l'écriture en Cyrénaïque, in A. Inglese, Epigrammata 3. Saper scrivere nel Mediterraneo antico. Esiti di scrittura fra VI e IV sec. a.C., in ricordo di Mario Luni. Atti del convegno di Roma, 7-8 Novembre 2014, Tivoli, 59-80, 315-321 - see in bibliography , pp. 67, 319.
1 (Boardman's reading)
(Un tel a offert) cette (coupe) à Korè.
(So-and-So dedicated) this (cup) to Kore.
(Il tale ha dedicato) questa (coppa) a Kore.
Rho has a tailed form, very rare in Cyrenaica (see also IGCyr110500). However, being offered to Kore, the cup was probably inscribed locally.
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