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M.285. Funerary inscription

Description: Roughly prepared limestone stele tapering sharply towards the top with two of the original three projections surviving above (w: 0.19 x h: 0.30 x d: 0.09)
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: 0.015, L for ἐτῶν.

Date: First - second century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Chersis, cemetery, near a rock-cut tomb, a group with M.282, M.283, M.284, M.285; found in 1988 .
Original location: Kharsa cemetery
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


Α̣ (ἐτῶν) κα´


. L ΚΑ

English translation

Translation source: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1995

[---] aged 21.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1995, 3.d, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1997.711, SEG 45.2156
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).