Trismegistos ID: 738363

Source Description


Rectangular white marble base without mouldings; on top, the reduced setting bed usual for placing a half-statue (0.79-; 0.255; -).


Inscribed on the face in two lines; the letters of line 1 are so near the upper edge that they seem to have been slightly cut off, perhaps when preparing the setting bed.


0.07; no serifs, theta with light central punct, slanting mu and sigma.

Place of Origin



Late fourth or early third century B.C. (lettering)


First copied before 1977 by Reynolds and Openo at Cyrene : East Necropolis , tomb E121 Cassels.

Last recorded Location

Wholly excavated and observed by the Chieti Mission in 2003, in situ.

Present Location

Not seen by IGCyr team.

Text constituted from

Transcription from previous editors.


Openo-Reynolds, 1978-1979 , pp. 228-299, whence SEG , 37.1676. Cf. Siciliano, 2006 , p. 421, fig. 16, whence (as unpublished) SEG , 56.2032.4; Thorn-Thorn, 2009 , p. 175.


Θεμίσων Ἀρίστιος


1 Openo-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Θεμίσω[ν]

2 Openo-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Ἀρίστιο[ς]

French translation

Thémisôn fils d'Aristis.

English translation

Themison son of Aristis.

Italian translation

Themison figlio di Aristis.


For the editio princeps , Reynolds saw the base still partly buried, whence the restorations at the end of both lines (so did also the Thorns); Siciliano's photograph (after unearthing of the base) shows that the inscription is complete.

For a dedication by the same man, see IGCyr016900.

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