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C.753. Funerary inscription

Description: Brown limestone stele moulded above (w: 0.235 x h: 0.66 x d: 0.23)
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: Freehand letters, probably first-second century CE, 0.02; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma; roughly cut.

Date: First - second century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: Found between 1965 and 1968
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


Μ̣άτα ἐτέλ-
ευϲε (sic) (ἐτῶν) κε´


ΕΥϹΕ(sic) L ΚΕ

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Mata died, aged 25


Line 1: For this name see also C.754, and cf. the material assembled and discussed by Robert, Noms indigènes, pp. 344-5; the simple root occurs in many unconnected places and according to circumstances might be e.g. Greek, Thracian, Phygian, Semitic, Egyptian.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).