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T.347. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb.
Text: Inscribed on the façade, above the door (no panel).
Letters: 0.05; cursive omega.

Date: Late first century BCE to mid first century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East VIII, North wall; first recorded in 1821.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Λ(ουκίω) ( vac. 1) Αἰλ̣ίω



Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Di L(ucio) Elio

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(scil. Tomb) of L(oukios) Ailios (i.e. L(ucius) Aelius).


line 1. The absence of a cognomen suggests a date not much later than the mid-first century CE

Bibliography: Thorn, 2006 288, IV , whence SEG 56.2038; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 325 (200, La. VIII.4) , whence SEG 9.591
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra IX. 1.37A)