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T.469. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, which is damaged, with T.469 and T.470.
Text: Inscribed within a rectangular panel (w: 0.28 x h: 0.30) damaged on the face; to the left of the door.
Letters: 0.035; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, north side; first recorded in 1936.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) [c. 6]
Ι̣[c. 4] Ἰη-
σ[οῦ]ς Λου-
κί[ο]υ (ἐτῶν) η´


L [······]
ΚΙ[.]Υ L Η

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno -. - . di ao, di anni 8.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year ? [ . . . ] Jesous (scil. son) of Loukios (i.e. Lucius), aged 8.


Line 2: A Jewish name.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 397 (271, La.XV.6,2).
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra VIII.6.6, NS.IX.6)