White marble rectangular base broken into two adjoining fragments, the left one keeping the original height; one footprint on each fragment in the upper side (total 0.68; 0.265;0.365; fragment a 0.395; -;0.365; fragment b 0.375; 0.24;0.365).
Inscribed near upper rim.
Place of Origin
End of the fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found in 1926 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo, West of the Doric Fountain .
Last recorded Location
Seen in 1983 by C. Dobias-Lalou in situ.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone.
Oliverio, 1928 Oliverio, G., 1928, Campagna di scavo a Cirene nell’estate 1926: i principali documenti epigrafici, Africa Italiana1, 317-336 - see in bibliography , p. 331, n. 13, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 9.82.
Hippodamos fils de Iason.
Hippodamos son of Iason.
Hippodamos figlio di Iason.
The holes for attachment of a statue imply that this was no funerary base and the place where the base was found shows that it was a dedication to Apollo.
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