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T.367. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb.
Text: Inscribed on the façade within a rectangular panel (w: 0.42 x h: 0.18) whose surface is damaged; the left side of the text was perhaps deliberately erased.
Letters: Second-third century; 0.03; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma.

Date: Second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East IX, North wall near the angle with the West wall.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[.] Ϲ[η]ϲ̣τίου Υ̣--
[c. 4]θηροϲ
[(ἐτῶν)] γ´



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(scil. Tomb) of Sestios (i.e. Sestius )[ . (scil. son)(scil. son) -]ther, [aged] 3.


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra III.2.31, NS.IV.31)