Cyrene Museum, 2998.
Very small fragment of a white marble block, broken off on all sides, but at left (0.035; 0.085;0.045).
Inscribed on the face.
0.007, carefully cut with serifs; non-slanting sigma, phi with a rather large oval loop.
Place of Origin
Perhaps second century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1982 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : exact findspot unrecorded.
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1982 in Shahat : Cyrene Museum .
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Not previously published.
1 ΕΤ : ἔτ[ι] : (or) ἐτ[ιμ]
Not usefully translatable.
This looks like a dossier bearing at least two documents, of which we would have the end of the first and the beginning of the second. The beginning of the second seems to recall past events 'Since the time when…'. Hence the idea of a royal letter. But this should remain highly hypothetical.
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