White marble base, with mouldings on top and below chipped out; the front face is scratched; two holes for attachment of a statue on top (0.925; 0.42;0.535).
Inscribed on front face (0.87; 0.33;) near the upper edge.
0.025; slanting sigma, disymetrical nu.
Place of Origin
Second half of fourth century B.C.
Found in 1861 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo , near the North wall of the Temple of Artemis .
Later recorded Location
Seen by Pugliese Carratelli in 1960 'in the Sanctuary of Apollo '.
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 2001 at findspot.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Smith-Porcher, 1864 Smith, R.M., Porcher, E.A., 1864, History of the recent discoveries at Cyrene, made during an expedition to the Cyrenaica in 1860-61, under the auspices of Her Majesty's government, London - see in bibliography , n. 4, whence SGDI Bechtel, F., Baunack, J., et al., Collitz, H. (ed.), Sammlung der griechischen Dialekt-Inschriften, III.2, Göttingen, 1905 - see in bibliography 4857; Oliverio, Taccuini inediti Oliverio, G., Taccuini inediti - see in bibliography , XI.46, XIII.12, whence SECir Oliverio, G., Pugliese-Carratelli, G., Morelli, D., 1961-1962, Supplemento Epigrafico Cirenaico, Annuario della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle Missioni Italiane in Oriente (ASAA)39-40 (= n.s. 23-24), 219-375 - see in bibliography 61.
1 Smith-Porcher, 1864 Smith, R.M., Porcher, E.A., 1864, History of the recent discoveries at Cyrene, made during an expedition to the Cyrenaica in 1860-61, under the auspices of Her Majesty's government, London - see in bibliography Τείσων : Ἰάσονος (there are no puncts but accidental holes)
Teisiôn fils de Iasôn.
Teision son of Iason.
Teision figlio di Iason.
تيسيون بن إياسون.
The base was associated with a statue which featured the man mentioned on its front face. To have it erected in Apollo's sanctuary was a honor.
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