Cyrene Museum, no inv. number.
White marble rectangular base with plain mouldings at top and bottom on three sides, (with mouldings0.51; 0.26;0.36); a channel for attachment was cut into the upper side.
Inscribed in two lines on front face (0.465; 0.14;0.325).
0.03; light serifs, phi with flattened loop, sigma with parallel outer strokes, omega slightly smaller than the other letters.
Place of Origin
Second half of third 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 , p. 38 n. 13, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 47.2189. 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.
Philônidas fils d'Antiphilos.
Philonidas son of Antiphilos.
Philonidas figlio di Antiphilos.
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