Left part of a white marble base with plain moulding on top and bottom of the front and side (whole preserved part 0.41; 0.34;0.55).
Inscribed in one line of front face between the mouldings (0.34; 0.17;).
0.5; slantering sigma, flat loop of phi.
Place of Origin
Second half of fourth to early third century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1985 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : probably from South Necropolis .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1985 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. 12 (ph.), whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 47.2188.
Nikis fils de Ph [---] .
Nikis son of Ph [---] .
Nikis figlio di Ph [---] .
As pointed by J.M. Reynolds, no Nikis is up to now known in association with a name beginning with a phi. No restoration of the father's name can thus be suggested.
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