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T.390. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with T.390 and T.391, and other inscriptions which are wholly illegible
Text: Inscribed within a sunk panel, broken above (w: 0.38 x h: 0.23), the surface in poor condition. To the left of the door.
Letters: 0.04; cursive omega; L for ἔτους. ἐτῶν.

Date: 4 February, 1 BCE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XI, North wall.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) κθ̣´ Με̣[χὶ]ρ ι´ Λ[. Βι-]
λλιη̣ν̣ω (ἐτῶν) β̣´ [..]´


L Κ.Μ.[..]ΡΙΛ..-]
ΛΛΙ..Ω L .[··]

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 29, Mecheir 10, L- (scil. son) of Billienos (i.e. Billienus), aged 2, 12 or a multiple of 10 + 2


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra IV.2.27, NS.V.32)