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T.430. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with T.428, T.429, T.430, T.431, T.432, T.433, T.434, T.435, T.436, T.437, T.438.
Text: Inscribed in a rectangular panel (w: 0.40 x h: 0.30), above T.429.
Letters: 0.04; lunate sigma, cursive omega, L for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XIV. First recorded in 1936; not reported subsequently.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1936).


(ἔτους) ε´ Πα[οινὶ---]
Νικο ( vac. 1) δίϲ-
τα Διοδό-
τω ἐ[τ]ῶ̣ν [.]


L ΕΠΑ[....---]


2: The cutter has avoided a fault in the stone.
4: Oliverio recorded nothing after the initial τω.

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 5, Paioini -. Nicodista di Diodoto

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 5, . . Paoini, Nikodista des Diodotos, . . . Jahre

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 5, Payni ?, Nikodista daughter of Diodotos, aged --.


Line 4: ἔζω ν΄ is also a possible reading, presumably for 'lived 50 years'; cf. on T.429.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 369 (243, La.XIV.3,3), p. 216, pl. LXXX fig. 44 (243), whence SEG 9.635; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 44.c, whence SEG 33.1480, PHI 324654.
Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds).


None available (2020).