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T.468. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, which is damaged, with T.466, T.467, T.468.
Text: Inscribed within a roughly gabled panel (w: 0.24 x h: 0.45) outlined by an incised line, damaged on the face; above the door, to the right of T.467.
Letters: 0.035; lunate epsilon, lunate sigma, L for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτουϲ) δ´ Ἐπιφὶ
ιε´ Μενέ-
ϲταϲ Λ ( vac. 1) υ-
κίου [---]




1: L : Ι Pacho, 1827
2: ιεʹ : Ε Pacho, 1827; εʹ CIG, Vol.III
3: CTACAY Pacho, 1827; στας [Λ]υ CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 4, Epiphi 15. Menesta di Licio.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 4, Epeiph 15, Menestas (scil. son) of Lukios (i.e. Lucius) [ . . .


Line 3: A hole in the stone occupies the space between Λ and Υ.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5324; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 395 (269, La.XV.5), p. 237, whence SEG 9.659.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. T.467 to the left, T.468 to the right, T.466 below (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra, V.I.5, NS.VI.5)

   Fig. 3. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra V.1.6, NS.VI.6)

   Fig. 4. Detail (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VI.2.22a, NS.VII.22)