Limestone altar with two compartments, each of which having a double notch in front (0.69; 0.16;0.425); some traces of reddish paint; now broken into two adjacent pieces.
Inscribed on front face, in correspondence with the fore left angle of each compartment (a and b).
0.03 to 0.04; deeply cut letters, alpha with low bar, spool-shaped zeta.
Place of Origin
Perhaps fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Later recorded Location
Seen by D. Morelli in 1960 in situ.
Last recorded Location
Seen in situ by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1983 and again in 2010, when the two pieces had been detached.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Morelli 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 , 234 (no image). Cf. Gasparini-Rosamilia, 2016 Gasparini, M., Rosamilia, E., 2016, I nuovi altari rupestri extraurbani dallo Uadi Belgadir e il culto di Zeus e delle Eumenidi, in V. Purcaro, O. Mei, Cirene greca e romana II, Monografie di archeologia libica, 44, Cirene Atene d'Africa9, 189-217 - see in bibliography , p. 206, footnote 55.
(Autels de) Z(- - -)(eus?) et d'A(pollo?).
(Altars of) Z(- - -)(eus?) and of A(pollo?).
(Altari di) Z(- - -)(eus?) e di A(pollo?).
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