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C.472. Fragmentary ?dedication

Description: Fragment of a panel of medium-grained white marble (w: 0.108 x h: 0.19 x d: 0.056). Stained brown, preserving a small stretch of the left edge and patches of mortar on the back.
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: 0.045; the right-hand strokes extend well above the junctions with the left-hand ones, and the serifs at the bases of all strokes are exaggerated.

Date: Probably third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: area D14/E14, 2, 2.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, Storeroom of the American excavations (Inv. no. 78-737)


λ̣αμ̣[πρότατος? ---]



English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ?distinguished (i.e. clarissimus) . . .


If it is right to restore the title in line 2 this would appear to be a dedication by an official.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 2012, A.44, whence SEG 62.1795.22.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).