White marble stele, reddish from earth, slightly tapering, with a small plain moulding above on the rear edge of the upper face (0.40; 1.02;0.29); the front face is slightly chipped.
Inscribed on front face (0.37 to 0.42; 0.96;0.235 to 0.26) at 0.14 under the upper edge.
0.032; slantering sigma.
Place of Origin
Late fourth or early third century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1995 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : probably from South Necropolis .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 2001 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 , p. 38 n. 11 (no image), whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 47.2187.
Nikaios fils de Polyklès.
Nikaios son of Polykles.
Nikaios figlio di Polykles.
This man might be the son of Polykles son of Nikaios known as a damiergos ca. 335 B.C., see IGCyr011800.
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