Sculpture Museum, inv. number unknown.
Small white marble stele, slightly tapering, with plain moulding on top; upper left corner broken off (0.33-0.37; 0.90;0.21-0.22; with moulding: 0.40).
Inscribed 0.10 under moulding.
Place of Origin
Third century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1933 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Necropolis (Oliverio); perhaps North Necropolis (Thorn).
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in May 26th, 1979 in Shahat : in front of ancient Sculpture Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Oliverio, 1933-1936 Oliverio, G., 1933-1936, Documenti antichi dell'Africa Italiana, II, fasc. 1-2, Bergamo - see in bibliography , p. 113, n. 95, fig. 51, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 9.207. Cf. Thorn-Thorn, 2009 Thorn, D.M., Thorn, J.C. (eds.), 2009, A Gazetteer of the Cyrene Necropolis from the original notebooks of John Cassels, Richard Tomlinson and James and Dorothy Thorn, Studia Archaeologica161, Roma - see in bibliography , p. 141.
Philarkhos fils de Philoklès.
Philarchos son of Philokles.
Philarchos figlio di Philokles.
The Torns' suggestion that the stele might come from the North Necropolis is based upon the idea that Italian excavations before World War II took place only in that Necropolis.
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