Tomb-chamber cut into the local limestone, preceded by a forecourt; three inscriptions inside the chamber above the funerary compartments: this one, IGCyr078900, and IGCyr079000; no dimensions.
Inscribed above the first loculus to the left.
Place of Origin
End of third or beginning of second century B.C. (lettering)
Seen in 1969 by S. Farag of the Department of Antiquities at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : funerary complex high on the W. side of the Wadi Bel Ghadir , West Necropolis ; no identification in Cassels' grid.
Last recorded Location
Seen and photographed by J.M. Reynolds in 1970.
Not seen by IGCyr team.
Text constituted from
Transcription from previous editors.
Farag-Reynolds, 1978-1979 Farag, S., Reynolds J., 1978-1979, Inscriptions from two Hellenistic tombs in Cyrene, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)15-16, 231-237 - see in bibliography , p. 236 n. 2.a (no image), whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 37.1680, a.
(Tombe) of Akeso.
(Tomba) di Akesò.
The tomb, never described before the editio princeps , is mentioned by Thorn, 2005 Thorn, J.C., 2005, The Necropolis of Cyrene: two hundred years of exploration, Monografie di archeologia libica26, Roma - see in bibliography , p. 347 as «Said Faraj Tomb B».
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