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C.502. Funerary inscription, Tomb W.16

Description: Rock-cut tomb, with plastered walls, incised with inscriptions C.502, C.503, C.504, C.505, C.506.
Text: Incised on the wall to the left as you enter the tomb.
Letters: Too high to be measurable.

Date: First - third century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: West Necropolis, a rock-cut tomb, W.16, on the West side; first recorded by Cassels, in 1955.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot


Φίλων ΚΑΛ̣[c. 5]ΕΥ[c. 5]ΓΩ
Ι̣[.]Λ ( vac. 1) ΙΑΜΜ[c. 11]ΡΟ Φ[.]Ο[---]


.[·]Λ  ΙΑΜΜ[···········]ΡΟΦ[·]Ο[---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Philon [ . . .


line 1 A patronymic may have followed Philon's name, or a formula such as καλε κἀγαθε.

Bibliography: Paci, 2003, 1, whence SEG 53.2053; for the tomb, Cassels, 1955, W.16 and p.32, Thorn, 2009, 275-277, with transcription..
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).