Benghazi Museum (Sidi Khrebish excavations), H403.
Stone ball from a series of twenty-three, some in limestone, others of sandstone, amongst which eleven carry letters (weight 2.9 kg; diameter 0.15).
Inscribed with one letter and perhaps another one apart.
Place of Origin
Between 246 and end of second century B.C. (context)
Not seen by IGCyr team.
Text constituted from
Transcription from editors.
Reynolds, 2010 Reynolds, J.M., 2010, Inscribed missiles found at Sidi Khrebish Benghazi, in M. Luni (ed.), Cirene e la Cirenaica nell'Antichità, Monografie di archeologia libica30, Cirene Atene d'Africa: attività delle missioni archeologiche internazionali a Cirene e in Cirenaica3, Roma, 225-228 - see in bibliography , pp. 226-228, whence SEG Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Leiden, then Amsterdam, 1923-1971, then 1979- - see in bibliography , 60.1832. Cf. Lloyd-Kenrick, 2014 Lloyd, J., Kenrick, Ph., 2014, Excavations at Sidi Khrebish, Benghazi, 1971-75: the small finds, Libyan Studies (LS), 45, 97-150 - see in bibliography , p. 138, fig. 17; Reynolds-Kenrick, 2015 Reynolds, J.M., Kenrick, P., 2015, The epigraphy of Sidi Khrebish, Benghazi (Berenice): an update, Libyan Studies (LibStud), 46, 75-101 - see in bibliography , pp. 76-81, fig. 2.
b.1 (Perhaps no letter, but two strokes cut in the course of shaping the ball)
a) Six. b) Trente (?)
a) Six. b) Thirty (?)
a) Sei. b) Trenta (?)
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