White marble stele slightly tapering, chipped off above, where a moulding is probably lost and at the left lower angle of front face (0.42 to 0.465; 1.19;0.275 to 0.36), later reused.
Inscribed on front face; re-used at back for verse-inscription GVCyr019.
0.035 to 0.04; no serifs, slanting sigma, open and somewhat smaller omega.
Place of Origin
Fourth century B.C.
Found before World War II at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : obviously from some area of the Necropolis .
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1982 in Shahat : on the Terrace of the Office of Department of Antiquities .
Not found by G. Pugliese Carratelli in 1960.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
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 , 194 (ph.); Dobias-Lalou, 1982 Dobias-Lalou, C., 1982, Une épigramme funérarire de Cyrène, Revue des Études Grecques (REG)95, 37-53 - see in bibliography , pp. 38-39, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 32.1608.
Aiglanôr fils de Khairesilas.
Aiglanor son of Chairesilas.
Aiglanor figlio di Chairesilas.
This inscription was published by Pugliese Carratelli from a photograph. The stele is fixed on the Terrace of the Department of Antiquities with the side bearing GVCyr019 visible. Only if one walks around it and catches a propitious light it becomes possible to see the present inscription.
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