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T.487. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb
Text: Inscribed on the façade within a rectangular panel (w: 0.30 x h: 0.12); line 4 is no longer visible.
Letters: 0.025; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


[(ἔτους)] ι̣ϛ´ Θώθ[υ c. 1 - 2]
[ο]ς Λύκου
(ἐτῶν) ιε´


[].ϚΘΩΘ[.c. 1 - 2]


1: LΕΘΩΘΥ Pacho, 1827; L ε΄ Θώθυ CIG, Vol.III
2: ΙΑΠΟΛΛ Pacho, 1827; [ι΄] Ἀπολλ[ωνι] CIG, Vol.III; Ἀπολλ[ώνι] Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
3: ΟΥΠΛΥΚΟΥ Pacho, 1827; [ος] Ο[ἰο]λύκου CIG, Vol.III; ος Λύκου Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: LΙL Pacho, 1827; L [ι]ε΄ CIG, Vol.III; L ιε' Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936 ; this line is no longer visible

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 16, Thothy -. Apollonio di Lico, di anni 15.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 16, Thoth ?, Apollonios (scil. son) of Lykos, aged 15.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl.LXXXII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5258; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 404 (277, La.XV.10), whence SEG 9.667.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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