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M.247. Funerary inscription

Description: Anthropomorphic stele of limestone, a rectangular ‘body’ and ‘head’ with sunken eyes and mouth, leaving nose in relief (w: 0.23 x h: 0.40).
Text: Inscribed in the centre of the body.
Letters: One letter, well cut, lunate; no measurements.

Date: First century BCE - third century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Faidia; 18 km from Cyrene on the road to Slonta.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum, inv. no. 1516 (Inv. no. 1516)


( vac. ) Ε̣ ( vac. )



English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Not usefully translatable)


A single letter : lunate epsilon or perhaps sigma

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987 Catalogo 25 and fig. 61 , whence SEG 37.1681
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).