In a rock-cut niche containing an altar with two compartments (dimensions not registered).
Inscribed on the back wall, above the altar.
Height not registered; irregular letters, dissymmetrical nu, slantering sigma.
Place of Origin
Perhaps fifth century B.C. (lettering)
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. 5, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 9.326.
1 Ζε̄νός : SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography Ζηνός
(Autel) de Zeus.
(Altar) of Zeus.
(Altare) di Zeus.
Ferri's drawing is misleading, the sigma is not so strange as he drew it. Furthermore his epsilon, drawn with a small superfluous vertical stroke at the upper right angle, lead to a misinterpretation into an eta in SEG.
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