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T.313. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade. with T.313 and T.314
Text: Inscribed within a sunk rectangular panel (w: 0.65 x h: 0.18) above the door, to the right of T.314; the upper left corner is broken away and the face crossed by several large cracks. There are modern graffiti below the text.
Letters: 0.05; lunate epsilon and lunate sigma; at least two different hands.

Date: Perhaps second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East V, West wall, to the right of entrance. First recorded in 1825 (incompletely).
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[--- Κα]λ̣λίτυ̣χ̣οϲ (ἐτῶν) ζ´
[---]Ι̣Α̣ ιζ´ (ἔτουϲ) κγ´ [Εύ]α̣ν̣γελ̣ὶϲ (ἐτῶν) ιϛ´


[---..].ΛΙΤ..ΟϹ L Ζ
[---]..ΙΖ L ΚΓ[..]..ΓΕ.ΙϹ L ΙϚ


1: ΑΛΙΤ ΘΚΟϹΙΖ Pacho, 1827; [Κ]αλίτυ[χ]ος ιζʹ CIG, Vol.III; [Κα]λλι[τύ]χης ? ιζʹ ? Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: /ΙΛΙΖLκιΓ . . ΑΝΓΕΛΙϹLιε Pacho, 1827; [Φῆ]λιξ L κʹ. Γ[άιος Ἀ]νπέλις L ιεʹ CIG, Vol.III; [Φ]ῆλιξ L ιʹ [Εὐαγ]γελιος L . . Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Callitiche [di anni] 17. Felice, di anni 10; Euangelio, di anni -

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Kallitychos, aged 7. . . . 17, Year 23, Euangelios, aged 16


Line 2: 17: presumably the name of the month preceded, but the traces of its last letter make no sense.

Year 23: implying the reign of Augustus or Tiberius in the first century, or of Pius in the second century.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXVI, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5304; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 303 (178, La. V.I,2), whence SEG 9.570
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. Text (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra III.2.32, NS.IV.32)