Cyrene Museum, 500.
Lower right angle of a white marble base with a hole for attachment on top, broken off at left, on top and behind (0.26; 0.20;0.175).
Inscribed on front face.
0.03; carefully cut, slight serifs.
Place of Origin
Third century B.C. (lettering)
Found in 1926 by G. Oliverio at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : in the great hall of the Trajanic Baths .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1977 in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Oliverio, Taccuini inediti Oliverio, G., Taccuini inediti - see in bibliography , X.3, 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 , 42 (no image).
1 [---] ς̣ : 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 [---]
[---] s fils de Nikippos (a consacré ce monument) à Apollon.
[---] s son of Nikippos (dedicated this monument) to Apollo.
[---] s figlio di Nikippos (ha dedicato questo monumento) ad Apollo.
The inscription was edited by Pugliese Carratelli from Oliverio's notebook X, which contains the finds of year 1926.
A man named Θεύδωρος Νικίππω is mentioned as a contributor at IGCyr065210 line 26 (about 280 B.C.). However, to restore this name here may seem a far-fetched guess.
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