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C.617. Funerary inscription

Description: Marble base, moulded at top and bottom (w: 0.60 x h: 0.26 x d: 0.44).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably second century Under the influence of rustic forms: 0.035 - 0.04; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma.

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Necropolis, precise location unspecified; photographed in 1925
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Standing near the custodian's hut at the entrance to the Sanctuary.


Μαρκία Γάϊου Κυραναία (ἐτῶν) λζ´ ( vac. 6)
ἱέρια Εἴϲιδοϲ((leaf))



Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Marcia di Gaio, cirenea, di anni 37, sacerdotessa di Iside

English translation

Translation source: Thorn, 2009

Marcia of Gaius, Cyrenaean, aged 37, priestess of Isis.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Marcia (scil. daughter) of Gaius, Cyrenaean, aged 37, priestess of Isis.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 121 (113), pl. XXXIV, fig. 77, whence SEG 9.233, PHI 324083, Vidman, 1969, 807, Thorn, 2009, 143.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).