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M.83. Funerary inscription

Description: Roughly shaped stele of brown limestone, probably broken above and at the right side (w: 0.345 x h: 0.34 x d: 0.07).
Text: Inscribed on one face, which is very worn above
Letters: 0.025-0.04, very rough and irregular; lunate sigma; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν; a palm branch above the text, to the left of lines 1-2.

Date: First to second century CE

Findspot: Gebel Akhdar: West of Cyrene: Gariet Rdanu with M.82, M.84, M.85, M.86; found in 1966.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Tocra Museum.


(ἔτους) ιβ´ [---]
[...] Β [...] Ϲ[---]
(sic) Τ̣μολ̣ίκ̣α Ἀριπ̣[α-]
χθὶϲ ( vac. 3)
5(ἐτῶν) με´


L ΙΒ[---]
5 L ΜΕ

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 12 [ . . . ] Tmolika Aripachthis, aged 45.


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds, SB.V.287)