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Cippus with Phoenician inscription, fragmentary

Date:
ca. 362–312 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Marble, white
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (23.2 x 13 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Cesnola Inscriptions
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2294
Not on view
From Cyprus From the sanctuary of Phoenician diety Eshmun-melqarth, Kition, Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1801, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Teixidor, Javier. 1976. "The Phoenician Inscriptions of the Cesnola Collection." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 11: no. 20, pp. 64-65.

Yon, Marguerite. 2004. Kition-Bamboula V. Kition Dans Les Textes: Testimonia litteraires et epigraphiques et corpus des inscriptions., V. no. 1003, p. 174, Paris: Éditions Recherché sur les Civilisations.

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