Grey marble rectangular block broken off at left (0.315; 0.09;0.28).
Inscribed in two lines on the face.
0.02; no serifs; symmetrical nu, slanting sigma, open omega.
Place of Origin
Probably third century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1960 Cyrene pleiades; HGL : Sanctuary of Apollo .
Later recorded Location
Seen by D. Morelli in 1960 near the Fountain of Apollo .
Last recorded Location
Seen by Dobias-Lalou in 1982 inside the Strategeion , which was used as a storeroom of the Cyrene Museum .
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 , 249 (no image).
[Untel] fils de Télésandros (a consacré ce monument) à Apollon au titre de la dîme.
[So-and-so] son of Telesandros (dedicated this monument) to Apollo as a tithe.
[Il tale] figlio di Telesandros (ha dedicato questo monumento) ad Apollo come decima.
Several men named Telesandros are mentioned in inscriptions of the fourth and the third century. As we have here only the father's name, no prosopographical relation may be proposed.
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