Cyrene Museum, inv. number unknown.
White marble base, with egg and dart mouldings on top and below on three sides, broken off at left; the mouldings seem to have been deliberately chipped off and the back has been recut so as to form a projecting belt (0.685; 0.22;0.47).
Inscribed in one line on the face between the mouldings (0.67; 0.16; -). .
0.035; no serifs, lightly and carefully cut, epsilon with shorter middle bar, slanting mu.
Place of Origin
Cyrene pleiades; HGL : probably from an unidentified Necropolis .
Fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1979 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : exact findspot unrecorded.
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1979 and again in 2010 in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Not previously published.
[Stra?]tô fille d'Eupolémos.
[Stra?]to daughter of Eupolemos.
[Stra?]tò figlia di Eupolemos.
A man named Eupolemos was the father of two soldiers mentionned in IGCyr015100 (l.10 and l.11). This woman might be his daughter. Her name cannot be restored with full confidence: we prefer Στρατώι, which is the only one matching the gap which is attested up to now in Cyrenaica for the Hellenistic period (see IGCyr105600). However, Μυρτώι, known in the first century A.D. would also fit the presumable gap, as well as Κρατώι, attested at Cos in the first century B.C.
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