Lid of rock-cut sarcophagus, limestone (dimensions unknown).
Inscribed on the sloping side of the lid, in a shallow recess: 1; 0.56; (measured from the photograph).
0.08, very regularly cut; still slightly slanting sigma.
Place of Origin
Third to second centuries B.C. (lettering)
Later recorded Location
Seen by J. Cassels in 1954.
Last recorded Location
Seen before 2006 by the Thorns in situ.
Not found by IGCyr team.
Text constituted from
Transcription from previous editors (CDL).
Robinson, 1913 Robinson, D.M., 1913, Inscriptions from the Cyrenaica, American Journal of Archaeology (AJA)17, 157-200 - see in bibliography , n. 23, fig. 16, whence Sammelbuch Preisigke, F. et al. (eds.), Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten, Strassburg/Wiesbaden1915- - see in bibliography 5878; DGE Schwyzer, E., Dialectorum Graecarum exempla epigraphica potiora, Leipzig, 1923 - see in bibliography 231,3; Cassels, 1955 Cassels, J., 1955, The cemeteries of Cyrene, Papers of the British School at Rome (PBSR)23, 1-43 - see in bibliography , p. 10; Thorn-Thorn, 2009 Thorn, D.M., Thorn, J.C. (eds.), 2009, A Gazetteer of the Cyrene Necropolis from the original notebooks of John Cassels, Richard Tomlinson and James and Dorothy Thorn, Studia Archaeologica161, Roma - see in bibliography , p. 31.
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