Trismegistos ID: 738366

Source Description


Funerary complex constituted by two tomb-chambers, each with a forecourt on a rock-cut terrace, showing various inscriptions; this one appears within the N. tomb-chamber, cut above the entrance to a loculus together with IGCyr078200, IGCyr078300, IGCyr078400, IGCyr078500, IGCyr078600 and IGCyr078700; IGCyr077900 appears on the S. wall of the S. forecourt ; IGCyr078000 on the face of a marble stele lying in the N. forecourt; no dimensions.




Line 1:0.1-0.11; line 2: 0.08-0.1: line 3: 0.13; at line 1, alpha with dropped bar and non-slanting sigma; at line 2, lunate epsilon and sigma.

Place of Origin



Second century B.C. and later (lettering)


Copied in 1825 by J.-R. Pacho at Cyrene .

Later recorded Location

Seen and copied by S. Applebaum between 1943 and 1945.

Later recorded Location

The tomb was rediscovered in 1969 by S. Farag of the Department of Antiquities on the W. side of the Wadi Bel Ghadir , West Necropolis , tomb W107 Cassels.

Last recorded Location

Seen and photographed by J.M. Reynolds in 1970 in situ.

Present Location

Not seen by IGCyr team.

Text constituted from

Transcription from editors.


Pacho, 1827 , pl. LXVI.6 whence CIG 5163; SGDI 4864; Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979 , p. 232, n. 1.c.1, whence SEG , 37.1679, 1. Cf. Applebaum, 1962 , pp. 34-35.


Μνασιστράτα Δωριεύς (vac. 2) Φερώι


1 Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Μνασιστράτα : CIG  Μνασιστρ̣ά̣τα : Pacho, 1827  ΜΝΑΣΙΣΙΛΤΑ

2 Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Δωριεύς : Applebaum, 1962  [.] ωριευς : CIG  Ἀσοριεύς : Pacho, 1827  ΑΣΟΡΙΕΥΣ

3 Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Φερώι : CIG  ΦΕΙΩ̣ : Pacho, 1827  ΦΕΙΩΙ : Applebaum, 1962  (this line not mentioned)

French translation

Mnasistrata. Dôrieus. Phérô.

English translation

Mnasistrata. Dorieus. Phero.

Italian translation

Mnasistrata. Dorieus. Pherò.


Line 2 was added later on, as shown by the lettering.

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