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C.252. Fragment

Description: Block of limestone, broken at either end (w: 0.67 x h: 0.50 x d: 0.64).
Text: Inscribed on one face which is very worn.
Letters: Second century 0.03 -0.04.

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Temple of Apollo; found during excavations in 1917
Original location: Probably from the cella wall.
Last recorded location: Findspot: standing on the stylobate, beside C.250 (2008).


[c. 8]Α̣ΟΥ[---?]Σ[---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


Almost certainly to be identified with an inscribed block mentioned by Pernier, loc.cit. and wrongly regarded by him as a duplicate of C.250. It is probably impossible to extract a coherent text.

Bibliography: Perhaps mentioned, Pernier, 1935, 111
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Text (Department of Antiquities E.319)

   Fig. 2. Overview

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