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C.559. Funerary inscription, Tomb N.25

Description: Rock-cut tomb, with C.559, and C.560.
Text: Inscribed on the lintel of one door. Two persons were recorded side by side, using name and patronymic; the names to the left are completely illegible.
Letters: 0.026-0.03; lunate sigma.

Date: ?Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: North Necropolis, N.25; first recorded in 1825
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot (2008)


( vac. 2) Πτυλμαῖοϲ
( vac. 2) Πτυλμαίου




1-2: Π[υρα]μαῖος / Π[υρα]μαίου CIG, Vol.III

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Ptulmaios (scil. son) of Ptulmaios


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXV.12, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5178; Robinson, 1913, from De Cou, 195, whence Sammelbuch, I.5911. For the tomb see Cassels, 1955 N.25, Thorn, 2009, 32
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXV)

   Fig. 2. Face (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 3. Detail (2008, H.Walda)