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T.489. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, which is still partly buried, with texts T.489, T.490, T.491, T.492, T.493, T.494.
Text: Inscribed within a sunk panel of roughly conical shape (w: 0.18 x h: 0.20) to the right of the door.
Letters: 0.04; lunate sigma, cursive omega; very rough.

Date: First century CE

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


οϲ Λο-




1: ΙΟΥΛΙΑ Gray, 1956
2: ΟL ΛΟ Gray, 1956
3: ΥΚΩ Gray, 1956
4: Ϲ Gray, 1956

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Giulio di Lucio.

English translation

Translation source: Gray, 1956

. . . . Ioulia . . . ? . . . ? . . . ?

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

Julius des Lucius

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Ioulios (i.e. Julius) (scil. son) of Loukios (i.e. Lucius).


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 411, (285, La.XV.11.6), p. 224, pl. LXXXI, Fig. 46, whence SEG 9.674; Gray, 1956, 25, whence listed SEG 16.926; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 51.a.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View of the façade. From left: First group: T.489, T.490, T.491, T.492, ?T.493, ? T.494; second group: T.499 above T.498 above T.495 and T.496, T.500 above T.497, T.501 above T.502, T.503, T.504, T.505, T.506, T.507, T.509 above T.510 above T.511, T.515 aboveT.514 above T.513 above T.512. (Reynolds XII.9)