Dedication to Apollo, Aphrodite, Hekata


Trismegistos ID: 738538

Source Description


Limestone altar made of two adjacent blocks (a and b) with two compartments each; compartment 1 (block a, left) has been broken off and the compartment 4 (block b, right) is much worn out (0.61; 0.185;0.38 as from ed. princ., are obviously the dimensions of block b only).


Inscribed on the front face in correspondence with the compartments 1, 3 and 4, whereas the surface is too badly damaged to read anything relating to compartment 2.


Compartment 3 0.026; compartment 4 0.03.

Place of Origin



Perhaps second half of third or first half of second century B.C. (lettering)


Found in 1929 or 1930 at Cyrene : West of the Strategeion, in the so-called Agora of the Gods .

Last recorded Location

Seen by D. Morelli in 1960 in situ.

Present Location

Not found by IGCyr team.

Text constituted from

Transcription from previous editor and photograph (CDL).


Morelli in SECir , 215. Cf. Parisi Presicce, 2007 and Luni, 2014 , pp. 129, 133 (circumstances of find).


| Ἀπόλλōνο̣ς̣ [c. 8]  | Ἀφροδίτας (vac. 2) Ἑκάτας


1 Ἀπόλλōνο̣ς̣ [c. 8]  : SECir  (block a was not mentioned nor transcribed by Morelli)

French translation

(Autels d') Apollon, de  [---] , d'Aphrodite, d'Hécate.

English translation

(Altars of ) Apollo, of  [---] , of Aphrodite, of Hekate.

Italian translation

(Altari di ) Apollo, di  [---] , di Afrodite, di Ecate.


The photograph in SECir , 215, fig. 159 clearly shows two similar and adjoining blocks and allows to read at least the first name inscribed on block a.

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