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T.443. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.441, T.442, T.443, T.444, T.445, and T.446.
Text: Inscribed in a sunk gabled panel (w: 0.33 x h: 0.28) to the left of the door, above T.444.
Letters: 0.04.

Date: Late first century BCE - first century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, South Side. First recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ιβ´ Παχὼν
( vac. ) γ´ ( vac. )
Σάρρα Τελε-
5(ἐτῶν) ϙη´


5 L ϘΗ


1: L ιβʹ : ΙΙς Pacho, 1827; ιζ΄ CIG, Vol.III ; N : M Pacho, 1827
5: ϙη' : ιη CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 12, Pachon 3. Sarra di Telisistrato, di anni 98.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 12, 3.Pachon, Sara des Telesistratos, 98 (Jahre).

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 12, Pachon 3, Sarra (scil. daughter) of Telesistratos, aged 98.


Line 3: A Jewish name; see Lüderitz.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5340; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 383 (257, La.XV.3,1), pp. 218-9, whence SEG 9.648; with readings from J.M. Reynolds, Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 46.a, whence SEG 33.1487, PHI 324662.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. Detail (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VIII.4.16)

   Fig. 3. T.443 above T.444, T.446 below right (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VIII.4.16)