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C.529. ?Funerary inscription, traces, 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: Traces of a large text inscribed on the south wall. Erased and not intelligible.
Letters: Probably in pre-roman letters.

Date: Perhaps second-first century BCE

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


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English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

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No comment (2020).

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


None available (2020).