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T.304. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.304 and T.305; there is a third, illegible, panel below T.305.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel outlined in relief (w: 0.25 x h: 0.58) centred above the door.
Letters: 0.03; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century A.D

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East III, South wall; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ιε´ Παχὼν̣
( vac. 1) ιδ´ Βάσ-
σος Γαί-
ου (ἐτῶν) [.]γ´


ΟΥ L [·]Γ


1: ΙΙΣΠΑΧϹΟ Pacho, 1827; L ι[ε΄] Παχ[ὼν CIG, Vol.III; L ε΄ Παχὼν Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: ΥΤΑΞΑΖ Pacho, 1827; Ε]ὐταξ[ᾶς CIG, Vol.III; ς̣ ιδ΄ Βασ Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
3: ΞΟΖΙΑΙ Pacho, 1827; [Ζωσ]ί[μ] CIG, Vol.III; σος Βάσ Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: ΟΥΙΓΑ Pacho, 1827; ου [L ι]α΄ CIG, Vol.III; [ο]υ ἐ̣[τῶν . . . Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 5, Pachon 14. Basso di Basso, di anni -

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 15, Pachon 14, Bassos (i.e. Bassus) (scil. son) of Gaios (i.e. Gaius), aged ?3.


Line 4: 3, 13 or a multiple of ten plus 3.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXVI, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5287; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 296 (171, La III.I.1), whence SEG 9.564.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXXXVI)

   Fig. 2. View (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VII.1.28A, NS.VIII.28)