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T.357. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with T.355, T.356, T.357, T.358, T.359. The surface is badly worn.
Text: Inscribed to the left of T.356, in a gabled panel (w: 0.28 x h: 0.43).
Letters: 0.04; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century A. D.

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East VIII, South wall. First recorded in 1936.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) η´ Χοιὰ-
χ ια´ Ϲάρ-
ρα Ϲκευ-
ᾶ (ἐτῶν) ιζ̣´


Α L Ι.

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 8, Choiach 11. Sarra di Sceva, di anni 17.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 8, 11.Choiach, Sara des Scaeva, 17 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 8, Choiak 11, Sara (scil. daughter) of Skeuas (i.e. Scaeva), aged 17


For the names see Lüderitz.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 333 (207, La.VIII, 6,1), p. 208, whence SEG 9.599; with readings from J.M. Reynolds, Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 43.c whence SEG 33.1369.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face

   Fig. 2. T.357 above, T.358 below, T.359 below that (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VII.6.19A, NS.4.23)

   Fig. 3. Top left of the door (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VII. 6. 19A)