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M.294. Funerary inscription

Description: Rectangular limestone stele broken away above. (w: 0.13 x h: 0.22 x d: 0.05).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: In very poor condition; 0.015

Date: Not determinable

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: East of Cyrene: Chersis, cemetery; found in 1988 by Dr Daoud Halag.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum (Inv. no. 3645)


( vac. )
Ν̣Α̣ΝΔ̣Ο̣ [..]
Ν̣Ο̣Σ̣ [c. 4]
5 ΝΚ ( vac. )



English translation

Translation source: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1995

(Not usefully translatable.)


Line 1 could perhaps be read as ΝΑΝΩ, a woman's name; in line 4 there is a curving line above kappa, perhaps indicating a figure, aged 20.

Bibliography: Mohamed-Reynolds, 1995, 10, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1997.711, SEG 45.2163
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).