White marble base broken off at left and back, with an oval hollow on top (0.283; 0.12; -).
Inscribed on front.
0.022; broad eta, non-slanting sigma.
Place of Origin
Perhaps, second half or beginning of first centuries B.C.
Found in 1911, Norton Expedition, at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Acropolis , in the Peristyle Building .
Text constituted from
Transcription from editor.
Robinson, 1913 Robinson, D.M., 1913, Inscriptions from the Cyrenaica, American Journal of Archaeology (AJA)17, 157-200 - see in bibliography , n. 40. Cf. Dobias-Lalou, 2016 Dobias-Lalou, C., 2016, D'un prétendu héros Dioscure aux défunts héroïsés, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)n.s. 9, 163-176 - see in bibliography , p. 170.
(Il tale) eroe.
فلان جُعل بطلاً.
Inscriptions including the words heros/heroissa are not many in Cyrenaica. Most of them are votive reliefs. For another base, see IRCyr C.398 and the reliefs with heroized riders IRCyr C.467, IRCyr C.468 and probably IGCyr118600.
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