Fragment of a marble block, probably its upper right angle (0.055; 0.145;0.14).
Inscribed on front face.
Place of Origin
Found before 1935 by G. Oliverio at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo , near the Strategeion .
Not found by Pugliese Carratelli in 1960.
Not seen by IGCyr team.
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Transcription from previous editor.
Oliverio, Taccuini inediti Oliverio, G., Taccuini inediti - see in bibliography XV.67 and Anti, Taccuini inediti Anti, C., Taccuini inediti - see in bibliography , VII.14, 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 , 124 (no image).
Bakal fils de [---] énès (a consacré ce monument), pendant sa prêtrise.
Bakal son of [---] enes (dedicated this monument) while being priest.
Bakal figlio di [---] enes (ha dedicato questo monumento) quando era sacerdote.
The stone was published by Pugliese in 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 , 124 from a drawing in Oliverio's papers and has never been seen by anyone else.
The father's name might be a compound in -γένης, in -μένης or in -σθένης. Βακαλ is a name typical of Cyrenaica and rather rare, but no example is known in relation with the possible forms mentioned above.
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