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)
Last recorded Location
Wholly excavated and observed by the Chieti Mission in 2003, in situ.
Not seen by IGCyr team.
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Transcription from previous editors.
Openo-Reynolds, 1978-1979 Openo, W.D., Reynolds, J., 1978-1979, A monumental tomb at Cyrene, Libya antiqua (LibAnt)15-16, 227-229 - see in bibliography , pp. 228-299, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 37.1676. Cf. Siciliano, 2006 Siciliano, F., 2006, Divinità funerarie cirenaiche. Alcuni recenti rinvenimenti, in E. Fabbricotti, O. Menozzi (eds.), Cirenaica: studi, scavi e scoperte: atti del X Convegno di Archeologia Cirenaica, Chieti 24-26 Novembre 2003, BAR international series1488, Oxford, 409-422 - see in bibliography , p. 421, fig. 16, whence (as unpublished) SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 56.2032.4; Thorn-Thorn, 2009 Thorn, D.M., Thorn,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. 175.
Thémisôn fils d'Aristis.
Themison son of Aristis.
Themison figlio di Aristis.
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