Trismegistos ID: 738175

Source Description


Limestone built tomb ('temple-tomb'), for dimensions see commentary.


Probably cut on the stylobate, to the left.


Height unknown.

Place of Origin



Second half of fourth or first half of third century B.C. (lettering)


Copied by A. Cervelli between 1811 and 1812 at Cyrene : North Necropolis .


Copied by J.-R. Pacho in 1825 in situ.

Present Location

Not found.

Text constituted from

Transcription from editor (CDL).


CIG 5151 (Franz), from Pacho, 1827 , pl. 66, 8; SGDI 4864 (Blass). Also Cervelli, 1825 , p. 27 and pl. I.5.


Ἁγεμόνα Νικαίω


1 CIG  Ἁγεμόνα Νικαίω : Pacho, 1827  ΑΓΕΜΙΟΝΑ.ΙΝΙΚΑΙΩ : Cervelli, 1825  ΤΕΜΟΝΑΙΝΙΚΑ | ΙΩ

French translation

Hagemona fille de Nikaios.

English translation

Hagemona daughter of Nikaios.

Italian translation

Hagemona figlia di Nikaios.

Arabic translation

هاجمونا ابنة نيكايوس


This inscription was published in CIG from Pacho with help of a copy 'sent by Jomard'. The latter was the member of the Société de Géographie who cared for the edition of Cervelli's relation. 'Jomard's copy' should thus emanate from Cervelli, whose drawing is published there and informs us about the support. Strangely enough, Pacho and Cervelli give a different outlay, with the two last letters written on a second line below for Cervelli. However, there are many similarities in both readings and they probably saw one and the same inscription. The superfluous hastae in both copies might be in fact the limits of adjacent blocks of the building.

Cervelli's description: «Tombeau de Cyrène, long de six brasses, et large de deux et demie. Il ne s'en est détaché que quatre pierres. Le dessus est d'une seule pierre, qui a quatorse palmes. Il est en général bien conservé. J'en ai vu douze autres semblables à celui-ci, mais sans inscription aucune». In fact, we know of no other inscription cut on a temple-tomb.

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