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C.427. Dedication

Description: Small moulded base of limestone, surmounted by a representation of a pine cone (w: 1.05 x h: 0.115 x d: 0.10).
Text: Inscribed on all four faces, two of which are damaged; the first letter is on the same face as the final part of the text.
Letters: Second-third century 0.015-0.018; very loose, lunate epsilon, lunate sigma.

Date: Second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: probably the East Necropolis, on the hill of Eluet Gassam; found before 1933.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Eluet Gassam (1933)


ούκι<ο>ϲ Ἐ
π̣ιού̣ρ[ου ..]
[c. 5 - 7 ἀν]


[c. 5 - 7..]

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Lucio di Epiuro a - consacrò

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Loukios (i.e. Lucius) (scil. son) of Epiouros . . . dedicated (scil. this)


All details are taken from Oliverio.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 80 (73), pl. XXIV, figs. 37 a, b, c, d, whence SEG 9.154, PHI 324005.
Text constituted from: Read from the photographs (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View of Face 1, showing the end of the text, and the initial letter (Department of Antiquities, F. 481)