Limestone altar with two compartments, inscribed on the fore-rim of each (total 1.32; 1.22;0.78; inscribed zone 0.89; 0.085; -).
Inscribed, each inscription corresponding to a compartment.
Place of Origin
Second half of fourth to first half of third century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1923 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : under the vestibule of the Byzantine Baths .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1982 in situ.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Ferri, 1923 Ferri, S., 1923, Contributi di Cirene alla storia della religione greca, Roma - see in bibliography , n. 8e; Oliverio, 1932-1933 Oliverio, G., 1932-1933, Documenti antichi dell'Africa Italiana, I, fasc. 1-2, Bergamo - see in bibliography , pp. 165-166, n. 44-45, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 9.110.
(Autel de) Cyrène, du Kourète.
(Altar of) Aphrodite.
(Altar of) Cyrene, of the Curete.
(Altare di) Afrodite.
(Altare di) Cirene, del Curete.
The left compartment was intended only for Aphrodite, whereas the right one was used both for Cyrene and for the Curete.
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