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C.756. Dedication to Iatros and Iaso

Description: Upper right corner of a greyish marble panel (w: 0.165 x h: 0.158 x d: 0.04).
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: Perhaps first century BCE-Augustan: 0.04.

Date: Perhaps first century BCE to Augustan

Findspot: Cyrene: no location; found before 1935.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene museum, inventiory number 11. (Inv. no. 11)


[τῶ? Ἀπόλλω?]ν̣ος ἱεριτεύων
[c. 8]Ρ̣ Φιλίννα
[Ἰατρῶι κα]ὶ Ἰασῶι
[τὸν? βωμὸν? ἱ]δρύσατο



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

While being priest of Apollo [ . . . -]r (scil. son) of Philinnas established [?the altar] for Iatros and Iaso.


Line 2: Αἰγλάνωρ or Εὐφράνωρ are likely names.

Line 3: For other texts associating Iatros and Iaso see M.185, C.228, M.189, M.191, M.190, and Dobias-Lalou, loc. cit.

Line 4: The object established, perhaps τὸν βωμὸν, presumably stood at the beginning of the line.

Bibliography: SECir, 1961-1962, 165 and fig. 131, whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1964.572; Dobias-Lalou, 1993 34 no. 1, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1994.701.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. C.756 (C. Dobias-Lalou, 1979: MFA 79/V/30)