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M.139. Fragmentary funerary inscription

Description: Limestone stele with very simple moulding above (w: 0.26 x h: 0.74 x d: 0.20)
Text: Inscribed on one face whose surface is flecked with chisel marks, perhaps added on the occasion of re-use when the surface may have been stuccoed..
Letters: Perhaps first century CE; 0.015-0.02; very roughly cut; lunate epsilon and omega

Date: Perhaps first century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Theodorias/Gasr Leibia; found in 1959
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum


είτωι ἐτ[ῶν] ν´



2: Possibly the reading should be ἐτ[ῶ]ν

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . (scil. child)] of Epaphroditos, aged 50.


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).