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T.135. Ephebic name

Description: Sandstone block (w: 0.77 x h: 0.50) from a group inscribed with T.132, T.133, T.134, T.135, T.136, T.137, T.138, T.139, T.140, T.141, T.142, T.143, T.144, T.145, T.727, T.146, T.147, T.148, T.149, T.150, T.151, T.152, T.153, T.154, T.155, T.156, T.157, T.158, T.159, T.160, T.161, T.162. Along uppermost inscribed course.
Text: Incised on the face, within a wreath.
Letters: 0.03; lunate sigma; L for ἔτους.

Date: ?1/2 CE

Findspot: Taucheira: East Wall: in situ on the inner face, the second group south of the east gate
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot (2008)


(ἔτουϲ) λ̣β´
Λ(ούκιοϲ) Ὀκτάβιοϲ




1: LΑΒ Pacho, 1827
2: ΛΟΝΛΒΙΟϹ Pacho, 1827; [Φλά]βιος CIG, Vol.III
3: ϹΡΑΝΑΝΟϹ Pacho, 1827; -- ανός CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 32, L.Ottavio Graniano

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 32. L(oukios) Oktabios Granianos (i.e. L(ucius) Octavius Granianus)


Line 1: 32 of the Actian era, CE 1/2; but the λ may be misread for κ and the figure simply 22, presumably of the reign either of Augustus or of Tiberius.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXI, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5354; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 187 (VII, 53) whence SEG 9.458, PHI 324305.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View of group (Reynolds NS.II.20)

   Fig. 2. View of group (2008, H.Walda)

   Fig. 3. View of wall (Reynolds, SB.V.300)

   Fig. 4. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXXXI)