White marble quadrangular base slightly chipped at both ends of inscribed side (0.66; 0.22;0.45); on top, a rectangular hollow with holes for attachment still full of metal.
a) Inscribed a first time just under upper rim, in now very faint letters; b) again in an erased zone 0.065 from top.
a) 0.02; b) 0.03; both letterings seem to be almost contemporary.
Place of Origin
Fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found in 1925 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo, West of Temple of Apollo .
Last recorded Location
Seen in 2001 by C. Dobias-Lalou at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo, against Southern wall of Temple of Apollo .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Oliverio, 1927 Oliverio, G., 1927, Campagna di scavi a Cirene nell'estate del 1925: II. Documenti epigrafici del santuario di Apollo, Africa Italiana1, 156-158 - see in bibliography , p. 157, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 9.80.
a.1 Oliverio, 1927 Oliverio, G., 1927, Campagna di scavi a Cirene nell'estate del 1925: II. Documenti epigrafici del santuario di Apollo, Africa Italiana1, 156-158 - see in bibliography [Ἱά]σω[ν Κ]άλλιος δεκάταν Ἀπόλλωνι
a) Iason fils de Kallis (a consacré) comme dîme à Apollon.
b) Iason fils de Kallis a consacré à Apollon comme dîme.
a) Iason son of Kallis (dedicated) as a tithe for Apollo.
b) Iason son of Kallis dedicated to Apollo as a tithe.
a) Iason figlio di Kallis (ha dedicato) come decima ad Apollo.
b) Iason figlio di Kallis ha dedicato ad Apollo come decima.
As Oliverio put it, a) was first inscribed and b) was intended as an expanded form of it. However, he did not mention that the space where b) was cut had been erased, perhaps because a first draft was dismissed as failing.
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