IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

T.420. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with T.419, T.420 and T.421.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel (w: 0.29 x h: 0.41) outlined by an incised line, to the left of T.419.
Letters: 0.045; lunate sigma, cursive omega, L with a dot for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XII, South wall. First recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτουϲ) δ´ Ἰο[ύ-]
λιοϲ Μ-
Χοιάχι κϛ´


L ΔΙΟ[.-]


1: L·ΔΙΟΑ Pacho, 1827; L δʹ [Τ]ό[λ] CIG, Vol.III
3: ΑΡΧLΕ Pacho, 1827; αρκ[ου] CIG, Vol.III ; ΧΘΙΑΧΙΚΕ Pacho, 1827; Χοιάχι κεʹ CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 4. Giulio di Marco, Choiachi 26.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 4, Ioulios (i.e. Julius) (scil. son) of Markos (i.e. Marcus), Choiak 26.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXVI, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5349; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 359 (233, La.XII.5,1), whence SEG 9.625.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. T.420 to the left, T.419 to the right (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra IX.5.12A, NS.X.12)

   Fig. 3. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra IX.5.12A, NS.X.12)