Trismegistos ID: 738370

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 the loculi together with IGCyr078100, IGCyr078200, IGCyr078300, IGCyr078400, 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.





Place of Origin



Perhaps, third century B.C. (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.

Present Location

Not seen by IGCyr team.

Text constituted from

Transcription from previous editors.


Pacho, 1827 , pl. LXVI.5 and copy of [Negri], Sardinian consul in Tripoli, whence CIG 5163 and SGDI 4864; Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979 , p. 232, n. 1.c.5, whence SEG , 37.1679, 5. Cf. Applebaum, 1962 , pp. 34-35.


Ἀναξίλ(ας) Τιμόλ(ας)


1 Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Ἀναξίλ(ας) : , Applebaum, 1962  Ἀ̣ναξία̣

2 Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Τιμόλ(ας) : Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979  Τιμόλ(α) : Applebaum, 1962  Τιμολ[ίου]

French translation

Anaxilas. Timolas.

English translation

Anaxilas. Timolas.

Italian translation

Anaxilas. Timolas.


At line 1, we follow Reynolds' reading. However, other possibilities exist: the masculine Ἀναξίλ(ας) might also be at the genitive: Ἀναξίλ(α), while the corresponding feminine Ἀναξίλ(α) or even Ἀναξιλ(έα) would also fit this uncomplete name. The same for the second name.

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