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C.541. Funerary inscription

Description: Buried rock-cut tombwith a façade to resemble masonry walling, interrupted by one door with a well-cut frame. Texts C.539, C.540, C.541, C.542, C.543, C.544, C.545, C.546, were later inscribed on the façade, C.547 within.
Text: Inscribed to the right of C.540; a few traces can be seen, but it has almost all been cut away by a rectangular niche of unusual depth.
Letters: 0.03; lunate sigma.

Date: Later first century BC to mid first century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: South Necropolis, Wadi el-Aish. Excavated by the Department of Antiquities in 1981.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot.





English translation

Translation source: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1997

(Not usefully translatable.)


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1997, 1.c, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1999.623, SEG 47.2196.C
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).