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C.582. Funerary inscription, Tomb N.213

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed with C.578, C.579, C.580, C.581, C.582.
Text: Inscribed in the second chamber on the wall opposite the entrance: above the doors of the tomb recesses.
Letters: 0.105 - 0.145; lunate epsilon, cursive omega; there are no trenches, only holes for the attachment of metal letters. The shapes do not survive, but the techniques used and the name recorded suggest that it is of about the same date as C.578 (second to third centuries)

Date: Second to third centuries.

Findspot: Cyrene: In the North Necropolis, N.213; first recorded in 1955.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Ἰατρ̣[ο]δ̣ώρω τοῦ Ἐπαφρουδείτου




English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(scil. Tomb) of Iatrodoros son of Epaphrodeitos


The combination of Doric and κοινή forms of the genitive is noteworthy.

Bibliography: Cassels, 1955, 197 and p. 20, whence SEG 16.869. For the tomb see Thorn, 2009, 85
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).