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T.448. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade which is much damaged and still partly buried, with T.448, T.449 and T.450
Text: Inscribed within a round-headed panel (w: 0.34 x h: 0.55), outlined in relief, the surface damaged at the right side.
Letters: 0.03; lunate sigma, L for ἔτους.

Date: First-second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, south wall; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτουϲ) ιε´ Παῦνι [..]
Γ(αίοϲ) Ἰολιοϲ Ἀρ̣[ε]τᾶ-
ϲ Γ(αίου) Ἰολίου Κ[αν-]
δίδου υἱὸϲ [(ἐτῶν) .]




1: LΝ ΣΠΑΥΝι Pacho, 1827; L [λέ] Π[α]υν[ὶ] CIG, Vol.III
2: ΓΙΟΛΙCΑΡLTA Pacho, 1827; γʹ Ἰόλις Ἄρτα CIG, Vol.III; Γ(αίος) Ἰούλιος Αρ[ε]τα- Reynolds, 1983
3: CΓΙΟΥΝCΑ Pacho, 1827; ς . . . CIG, Vol.III; Γ(αίου) Ἰουλίου Κ[αν]- Reynolds, 1983
4: ΔΙΔΟΥΟΥΙΟϹ Pacho, 1827

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 15, Payn ?, C. Julius Aretas son of C. Julius Candidus, aged ?

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 15, Payn ?, G(aios) Iolios (i.e. G(aius) Julius) Aretas (scil. son) of G(aios) Iolios Kandidos (i.e. G(aius Julius Candidus), aged ?


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5300; Reynolds, 1983, 13.a whence SEG 33.1401 (PHI 324582).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. Face (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra VIII.3.22, NS.IX.22)