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M.258. Funerary inscription

Description: Lower part of a tapered stele of brown limestone, broken away above and damaged down the right side (w: 0.33 x h: 0.35 x d: 0.19).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Freehand capitals with round-bottomed V, probably first century CE; 0.025; neatly but lightly cut between guide-lines.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Limnias; found in 1959.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


C(aius) Iulius Epa-
( vac. 2) froditus ( vac. 2)
uixit annos LXX



English translation

Translation by: Editors

C(aius) Julius Epafroditus, lived 70 years.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987 Catalogo 22 and fig. 58.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds III.52)