Tocra Museum, inv. number unknown.
Right part of a marble panel with a relief of a woman covering her head with one end of her himation; to the left a small part of the right fore foot of a rearing horse is preserved and helps to show that it belonged to the type of the heroised riders (dimensions unknown).
Inscribed on the plinth.
Height unknown, with light serifs; sigma slightly slantering.
Place of Origin
Perhaps first half of second century B.C. (context, lettering)
Found at an unknown date and presumably long since at Taucheira pleiades; HGL : exact finspot unrecorded.
Last recorded Location
Seen before 2007 by T. Mikocki and M. Mikocki-Muszyńska at Tūkrah : Tocra Museum .
Not seen by IGCyr team; studied from photograph.
Text constituted from
Transcription from editor CDL.
Muszyńska, 2012 Muszyńska, M., 2012, Figural marble and limestone sculptures from the Polish excavations in Ptolemais, in J. Żelazowski (ed.), Ptolemais in Cyrenaica. Studies in memory of Tomasz Mikocki, Ptolemais1, 293-317 - see in bibliography , p. 311 (mention); Dobias-Lalou, 2016 Dobias-Lalou, C., 2016, D'un prétendu héros Dioscure aux défunts héroïsés, Libya Antiqua (LibAnt)n.s. 9, 163-176 - see in bibliography , p.175. Cf. Mikocki-Mikocki-Muszyńska, 2009 Mikocki, T., Mikocki-Muszyńska, M., 2009, Nowo odkryty relief wotiwny z Ptolemais (Libia), Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia archaeologica, 26, 177-187 - see in bibliography (relief).
[---] s héros.
[---] s hero.
[---] s eroe.
[---] بطل س
In the first edition of the relief the inscription was not mentioned, while a brief account is given on A. Łajtar's advice.
For another similar relief with inscription of Hellenistic time, see IGCyr118600. Other ones exist, dating from the Roman period.
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