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T.319. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, with inscriptions T.319, T.320, T.321; connected, as the names of the owners show, with the tomb of T.315, T.316, T.317, T.318.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel (w: 0.42 x h: 1.20) with an arc in relief above the text, the surface very worn. To the right of the door. Some of the damage to the surface is apparently ancient and was avoided by the cutter. There are modern graffiti below the text.
Letters: 0.05; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: Perhaps first century A.D

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East V, on a west facing projection from the south wall; first recorded in 1936.
Original location: Quarry East V, on a west facing projection from the south wall
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) [. Μεσορ-]
ὴ ιδ´ [c. 5]-
-σία Ε̣ὐ̣φ̣ρά-
5 ( vac. 1) (ἐτῶν) ιδ´


L .....-]
5   L ΙΔ


1: L Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: δ omitted by Oliverio
3: σια Β Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: ος Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno - - di anni 14.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year [? Mesor]e 14, -]sia (scil. daughter) of Euphranor, aged 14.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 308 (183, La. V.2,5), whence SEG 9.575
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VII.3.22A, NS.VIII.22)