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T.381. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.376, T.377, T.378, T.379, T.380, T.381, T.382, T.383, T.384, T.385, T.386, T.387, T.388.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel (w: 0.50 x h: 0.55) outlined in relief, over the door, above T.380, to the left of T.379.
Letters: 0.04; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma, cursive omega; L for ἔτους, probably with a superscript bar above it.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XI, East wall; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτουϲ) ιη´ Φαμενὼ<θ> [..]
Νικᾶϲ Νικία
ἐτῶν πε´




1: ΕΚΗΦΑΜΕΝC Pacho, 1827; [L] κηʹ Φαμεν[ὼθ -] CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 18, Phamenoth -. Nicas di Nicia, di anni 85.

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 18, Phamenoth (?), Nicas of Nicias, aged 85.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 18, Phamenoth, Nikas (scil. son) of Nikias, aged 85.


Line 1: Year 18, Phamenoth (February/March); there is no space for a figure giving the day of the month.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5326; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 345 (219, La.XI.2,1), whence SEG 9.611; Reynolds, 1983, 12.f, whence SEG 33.1393 (PHI 324576)
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. T.381, with T.380 below, T.382 lower down (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra IX.6.9a, NS.X.9)

   Fig. 3. From left, T.381, T.379, T.380 below (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra IX.6.8A, NS.X.8)