Marble base with double mouldings (0.56; 0.32;0.35).
Inscribed on front between mouldings (height 0.21).
0.04; slightly apicated.
Place of Origin
Third century B.C. (lettering)
Copied by Norton on January 24th, 1911 probably at Mgarnes pleiades; HGL (see commentary), in the same tomb as IGCyr010440.
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Robinson, 1913 Robinson, D.M., 1913, Inscriptions from the Cyrenaica, American Journal of Archaeology (AJA)17, 157-200 - see in bibliography , n. 63, without illustration, whence Sammelbuch Preisigke, F. et al. (eds.), Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten, Strassburg/Wiesbaden1915- - see in bibliography 5905.
Aristokleia fille de Menestratos.
Aristokleia daughter of Menestratos.
Aristokleia figlia di Menestratos.
From Norton's description («In tomb on right of road to Turt, about two miles and a half from Cyrene»), one may guess that the findspot is Mgarnes, on the road from Shahat to Tert. The latter is itself quite near Qabu Yunis, on the modern highroad from Shahat to Darnah.
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