Cyrene Museum, 278.
Fragment of a blue-grey marble block, broken off on all sides (0.105; 0.09;0.07).
Inscribed on the face.
0.025, slight serifs.
Place of Origin
Probably third or second century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1976 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : presumably Sanctuary of Apollo .
Last recorded Location
Seen in 1976 by C. Dobias-Lalou in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Not previously published.
[---] à Apollon [---?] .
[---] to Apollo [---?] .
[---] ad Apollo [---?] .
As this line is the last one, we may suppose that it closed a dedication formula with the name of Apollo, possibly but not necessarily preceded or followed by the word for 'tithe' or the verb 'dedicated'.
Nevertheless, we should not quite exlude that the preserved letters belonged rather to a personal compound name beginning with Ἀπολλο-. The lack of context prevents from deciding securely.
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