Perhaps list of ephebes


Trismegistos ID: 738454

Source Description


Cyrene Museum, 309.


Three fragments pasted together of a white marble panel broken all around and probably recut at back (0.17; 0.155;0.015 at left to 0.03 at right).


Inscribed on front face.


0.01 to 0.013; varying intervals following number of letters in one name; well marked serifs; pi with wide upper bar, rho with small loop, sigma with parallel outer bars.

Place of Origin



End of second or beginning of first century B.C.


Found before 1938 at Cyrene : exact findspot unrecorded.

Later recorded Location

Seen by Pugliese Carratelli in 1960 in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .

Last recorded Location

Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1977 in the same museum.

Text constituted from

Transcription from stone (CDL).


SECir , 15. Cf. Dobias-Lalou, 2016 , p. 253.


- - - - - - [---]  Πράτι̣[ος ---] ς Ἀμμω[νίω ---] ν Ὠρίω[νος ---] ν Ὠρίω[νος] 5 [---] ος Πτολ[εμαίω ---] ος Θευχ̣[ήστω ---] ν Θευ̣[---]  [---] ο̣ς Πο̣[---]  [------]  


1 Πράτι̣[ος] : SECir  Πρατ̣[---] 

5 Πτολ[εμαίω] : SECir  Πτολε̣[μαίω]

6 Θευχ̣[ήστω] : SECir  Θευδ̣[ώρω]

8 ο̣ς Πο̣[---]  : SECir  ν Π[---] 

French translation

 [---] , [Un tel] fils de Pratis,  [---] s fils d'Ammônios,  [---] n fils d'Oriôn, (5)  [---] n fils d'Oriôn,  [---] os fils de Ptolémaios,  [---] os fils de Theukhrestos,  [---] n [fils d'Untel],  [---] os fils de Po [---] ,  [---] .

English translation

 [---] , [So-and-so] son of Pratis,  [---] s son of Ammonios,  [---] n son of Orion, (5)  [---] n son of Orion,  [---] os son of Ptolemaios,  [---] os son of Theuchrestos,  [---] n [son of So-and-so],  [---] os son of Po [---] ,  [---] .

Italian translation

 [---] , [il tale] figlio di Pratis,  [---] s figlio di Ammonios,  [---] n figlio di Orion, (5)  [---] n figlio di,  [---] os figlio di Ptolemaios,  [---] os figlio di Theuchrestos,  [---] n [figlio del tale],  [---] os figlio di Po [---] ,  [---] .


In this list of names (of which only the end survives) each followed by the father's name (of which only the beginning survives), the first letters of all father's names are carefully aligned, so that they are visualized as two columns. Given the surviving width, is is very lausible that another similar list was cut besides, either to the left or to the right, forming two columns on the stone with the same layout as iat IGCyr015200.

This list is very much alike IGCyr103800, the support of which is thicker. As the present stone seems to have been recut, it is impossible to push the hypothesis forward. At least, both inscriptions seem to come from the same workshop.

Pugliese Carratelli, who published this stone from Oliverio's papers, thought that IGCyr094700 might belong to the same stone. C. Dobias-Lalou does not agree and thinks that the scripts are different and the latter inscription earlier.

This list might belong to the group of dedications by ephebes, as cautiously suggested by Dobias-Lalou, 2016 .

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