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T.450. 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 gabled panel (w: 0.23 x h: 0.30) outlined by an incised line, still partly buried, to the left of T.449. There are traces of another, quite illegible, panel between T.449 and T.450.
Letters: 0.03; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First-second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, South wall.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) θ̣´ Τυβὶ
βι̣´ ( vac. 2) Βιλλιῆ-
νος Ἰούδ̣-
ας (ἐτῶν) γ̣´


ΑΣ L .

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 9, Tybi 12, Billienus Judas, aged 3.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 9, Tybi 12, Billienos (i.e. Billienus) Judas, aged 3.


. Line 2: A praenomen may be lost; the cognomen indicates a Jew.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 13.c, whence SEG 33.1403 (PHI 324584).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra VIII.3.24, NS.IX.24)