White marble base with egg and dart mouldings on three sides above and below; on top circular hole and channel for attachment; broken off at upper left angle (whole base 0.8; 0.335;0.555).
Inscribed in one line on front face (0.75; 0.11;0.48), near the upper moulding.
Place of Origin
Fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Last recorded Location
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 B, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 47.2177, B. 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.
1 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 [Τ]έλων (the upper bar is clear and a gamma should be excluded on prosopographical ground, see IGCyr085700) .
Télôn fils d'Andrias.
Telon son of Andrias.
Telon figlio di Andrias.
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