Sandstone block, perhaps recut on top for re-use (1.23; 0.33;0.58).
Inscribed a) just under upper rim, probably because it was recut; b) with a lone letter under 2nd and 3rd letters of a).
a) 0.035,serifs; non-slanting sigma; b) 0.04.
Place of Origin
Second century B.C. (lettering)
First seen in 1960 by D. Morelli for SECir in the Port of Cyrene, later Apollonia pleiades; HGL : re-used in forecomplex of the West Church .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1976 and again 2010 at the same place (of re-use).
Text constituted from
Transcrption from stone (CDL).
Morelli in SECir Oliverio, G., Pugliese-Carratelli, G., Morelli, D., 1961-1962, Supplemento Epigrafico Cirenaico, Annuario della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle Missioni Italiane in Oriente (ASAA)39-40 (= n.s. 23-24), 219-375 - see in bibliography , n. 295; Reynolds, 1976 Reynolds, J.M., 1976, The Inscriptions of Apollonia, in R.G. Goodchild, J. Griffiths Pedley, D. White, J.H. Humphrey (eds.), Apollonia, the port of Cyrene: excavations by the University of Michigan, 1965-1967, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)Suppl. 4, Tripoli, 293-333 - see in bibliography , p. 306, n. 25, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 27.1147.
Texpart b) not mentioned by previous editors.
a) Dionysios. b) Intraduisible.
a) Dionysios. b) Not translatable.
a) Dionysios. b) Non traducibile.
This name is possibly isolated because the stone was cut off for a re-use. Its original purpose is thus unclear.
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