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M.260. Funerary inscription

Description: Round headed stele of brown limestone, the upper part cut back on either side leaving a relief of a head and neck, (w: 0.33 x h: 0.42 x d: 0.14).
Text: Inscribed on the face, below the relief.
Letters: 0.02-0.025; square omega, very roughly and lightly cut, between strongly marked guide-lines.

Date: Late first or early second century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Limnias; found in 1959.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum: Casa Parisi, no inventory number


[..] Μ(ᾶρκος) Λο̣ύ̣κ̣ι̣ο̣ς̣ Γέ-
με̣λ̣λ̣ο̣ς̣ ἐ̣τ̣ῶ̣ν [..]




English translation

Translation by: Editors

M(arkos) Loukios Gemellos (i.e. M(arcus) Lucius Gemellus), aged . . .


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987 Catalogo 1 and figs. 41-42, whence SEG 37.1687.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View (1961, Joyce Reynolds III.51)

   Fig. 2. Face (Joyce Reynolds I.2)