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C.520. Funerary inscription, Tomb S.255

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the internal walls with C.520, C.521, C.522, C.523, C.524, C.525, C.526, C.527, C.528, C.529. The burial places are usually vaults for inhumation, but with some niches for cinerary urns.
Text: Traces of a text inscribed to the left of the first niche in the East wall.
Letters: Perhaps first century CE; Μ is much smaller than Δ and a little above.

Date: Perhaps first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: South Necropolis, S.255.
Original location: South Necropolis, S.255.
Last recorded location: South Necropolis, S.255.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(Not usefully translatable)


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: For the tomb, Cassels, 1955, S.255, Thorn, 2009, 248
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).