Cyrene Museum, 334.
Part of a rectangular white marble block or panel, broken off at left and right and perhaps also at back, coloured in red in modern times (0.08; 0.10;0.04).
Inscribed on the face in three lines.
0.023 carefully and deeply cut without serifs; alpha with low bar, dotted theta, slanting sigma.
Place of Origin
Perhaps fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1976 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : exact findspot unrecorded.
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1976 and again in 1977 in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Not previously published.
[---] ος : (or)
2 [---] άτω : (or) [---] [---] άτω
3 [ἀνέ]θηκ[ε] : (or) [Ἀπόλλωνι ἀνέ]θηκ[ε]
[---] os fils de [---] atos a consacré.
(ou) (La statue d')[Untel fils de] [---] a été consacrée par [Untel] fils de [---] atos [à Apollon].
[---] os son of [---] atos dedicated.
(or) (The statue of)[So-and-so son of] [---] was dedicated by [So-and-so] son of [---] atos [to Apollo].
[---] os figlio di [---] atos ha dedicato.
(o) (La statua )[del tale figlio di] [---] è stata dedicata dal [tale] figlio di [---] atos [ad Apollo].
Although the right edge is missing, there seems to be space after the letters legible at the end of ll. 1 and 2, so that the stone may have originally ended after the missing epsilon of line 3. If so, as the ending ος may be either a nominative or a genitive, depending of the inflexion type, two possibilities remain: either a men's name at line 1 and his father's name at line 2, giving the minimal formula 'So-and-so son of So-and-so dedicated'. Alternatively, we would have at line 1 a name at the accusative with the related father's name and at line 2 another name at the nominative followed by his father's name and at l. 3 the name of the deity, presumably Apollo; it would be the dedication of an image of the first mentioned by the second mentioned.
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