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T.415. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with T.410, T.411, T.412, T.413, T.414, T.415, T.416, T.417, T.418.
Text: Inscribed within a sunk gabled panel (w: 0.27 x h: 0.55), above T.414 and to the right of T.412.
Letters: 0.04; L for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XII, South wall. Recorded in 1936.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) θ´ Μάκε-
ρ Μάρκω
ἔ̣ζησεν ἔ-
τη λ̣β´




3: ΚΖ, lapis.
4: ΑΒ, lapis

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 3, Thothy 27. Macer di Irene, di anni 20.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 9, Macer des Markus, lebte 33 Jahre

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 9, Maker (i.e. Macer) (scil. son) of Markos (i.e. Marcus), lived 32 (scil. years).


This family is taken to be Jewish, on the basis of the names in T.413.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 354 (228, La.XII.4,2), p. 212, pl. LXXVIII, fig. 40, whence SEG 9.620; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 67.d
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. At left: T.415, above T.414, above T.413; centre, T.417 above T.416. (Reynolds, NS.X.13)