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C.751. Funerary inscription

Description: Brown limestone stele, damaged above, but probably topped by features originally deriving from representation of a head and shoulders (w: 0.33 x h: 0.535)
Text: Inscribed on upper part of the front face, which has been carefully prepared.
Letters: Probably first to second century; 0.02; clearly cut between guidelines using a square and compass; lunate and square epsilon, lunate sigma and omega

Date: First to second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: No location recorded.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, Casa Parisi garden


[Ἰ]ωναθᾶϲ Θευ-
δοϲίου ( vac. 5)
ἐτῶν ξε´ ( vac. 1)



English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Ionathas (scil. son) of Theudosios, aged 65.


The names may be Jewish: see Reynolds in Lüderitz.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 1, whence SEG 33.1370, PHI 324554; Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987 Catalogo, 46 and fig. 80, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1989.839, SEG 37.1732.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1979: MFA 79/X/18)