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C.528. 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 mostly vaults for inhumation, but with some niches for cinerary urns.
Text: Inscribed above the third door in the East wall.
Letters: Perhaps first century CE, 0.07; cursive omega, N with reverse descending stroke.

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

(scil. Tomb) of Longos.


No comment (2020).

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


None available (2020).