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C.653. Fragmentary list?

Description: Fragment from the right side of a marble panel (w: 0.17 x h: 0.10 x d: 0.11)
Text: Inscribed on the only surviving face, which has deterioraed since discovery.
Letters: Late second-third century; 0.015; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma.

Date: Late second-third century

Findspot: Cyrene: Findspot unrecorded. Photographed in 1935.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[c. 4 ἱ]η̣ρ̣ὴϲ τοῦ κτίϲ-
[του Ἀπόλ]λωνοϲ ((leaf)) Εὕρων
[c. 8]Κ̣Τ̣Α̣ Α̣Π̣Ι̣[..]


[.......]ΛΩΝΟϹ ΕΥΡΩΝ

1-2: The left side has deteriorated since the photograph was taken; at the beginning of line 1 nothing now survives before sigma and at the beginning of line 2 before omega.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . priest] of the Founder, Apollo, Heuron ? (scil. son) of [ . . .


Perhaps a list of names; the first word in line 3 might be a patronymic.

Text constituted from: Transcription, from stone and photographs (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face, taken when more of the fragment survived (Department of Antiquities F. 2910, 1935)