White marble base with egg and dart mouldings on three sides above (and probably also below when complete); on top, circular hole and channel for attachment; worn out below on the whole width and moreover recently scratched on the upper right part and broken off at lower right angle, due to construction engines (complete base 0.89; 0.38;0.57).
Inscribed on front face between the mouldings (0.795; 0.165;0.40).
Place of Origin
Fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found in 1995 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : probably from South Necropolis .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 2004 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : inside archaeological enclosure North of Caesareum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Mohamed-Reynolds, 1997 Mohamed, F.A., Reynolds, J., 1997, New funerary incriptions from Cyrene, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)n.s. 3, 31-45 - see in bibliography , pp. 32-33 n. 1 A, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 47.2177, A. Cf. 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. 266.
2 Mohamed-Reynolds, 1997 Mohamed, F.A., Reynolds, J., 1997, New funerary incriptions from Cyrene, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)n.s. 3, 31-45 - see in bibliography Ἀναξίπ[π]ω
Andrias fils d'Anaxippos.
Andrias son of Anaxippos.
Andrias figlio di Anaxippos.
This base comes from the same tomb, unrecorded by Cassels, as IGCyr085600 and IGCyr085700 and was found during construction works in the new town of Shahat.
As supposed by the editors, the three bases seem to mention men belonging to four generations in the same family.
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