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C.471. Fragment

Description: Fragment from bottom of fine-grained white marble panel (w: 0.145 x h: 0.20 x d: 0.055). Stained brown, chipped along the bottom edge.
Text: Inscribed on lime-encrusted face.
Letters: Probably second to third centuries CE; ave. 0.045; there is no letter which could not be Latin or Greek; the bars of the two alphas are different (in line 2, dipped, in line 3, straight); where the top of the alpha survives (in line 3) the right stroke extends markedly above the junction with the left one, as also does that of the following letter (? mu). Traces of guide-lines are visible.

Date: Probably second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: area D16/17, A, 1.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, Storeroom of the American excavations (Inv. no. 76-23)





3: The last letter could also be delta or lambda, but is rather broad for either.

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 2012

(Not usefully translatable)


Not restorable.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 2012, A.43.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).