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M.265. Funerary inscription

Description: Stele of brown limestone, with traces of a projection above which presumably represented a head (w: 0.33 x h: 0.35 x d: 0.12).
Text: Inscribed on one face which is very worn.
Letters: Freehand letters, 0.025 - 0.03; cursive epsilon, sigma, omega, roughly and lightly cut between guidelines.

Date: First - third century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Limnias; found between 1965 and 1968.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Apollonia Museum.


[---] Ι̣α̣ρ̣θ̣α̣[.]Α̣[.]Ν̣Ι̣Ι̣Ι̣Α̣[.]
[---]Ν ἐ̣τῶν ν´



English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . Iarthas. . . aged 50.


The patronymic is probably a name ending -ιμαχος here.

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987Catalogo 20 and fig. 56, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1989.839, SEG 37.1698
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).