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T.382. 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, partly buried (w: 0.34 x h: 0.26) probably outlined with an incised line, damaged at left side and with the whole surface badly worn; to the left of the door, to the right of T.384.
Letters: 0.035; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν; the text is cut in the gable.

Date: December, 3 CE

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


( vac. 1) (ἔτουϲ) λδ´
[Χοιὰ]χ η´ Βι-
[λλι]ή̣ναϲ Ἱπ-
5 ( vac. 1) (ἐτῶν) μβ´


   L ΛΔ
5   L ΜΒ


1: ΚΑΔ Pacho, 1827
2: ΧΗϹΙ Pacho, 1827
3: ΝΑϹΙΠ Pacho, 1827
1-3: Κα[λ]χη[δο]ν[ί]ας ι[η΄] CIG, Vol.III
4: ΝΙΚΑϹ Pacho, 1827; Νίκας CIG, Vol.III
5: L Α Λ Β Pacho, 1827; L λβ΄ CIG, Vol.III

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 34, Choiak 8, (tomb) of Billiena Hipponica, aged 42.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 34, Choiak 8, (scil. tomb) of Billiena Hipponika, aged 42.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl.LXXXII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5253; Reynolds, 1983, 12.g whence SEG 33.1394, PHI 324577
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. From left: T.384, T.382 (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra IX.5.10A, NS.X.10)

   Fig. 3. T.381, with T.380 below, T.382 lower down (Reynolds, Tocra IX.6.9a, NS.X.9)