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T.494. 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 rectangular panel (w: 0.28 x h: 0.30) very badly worn and barely legible, above T.492 and T.493.
Letters: 0.035; L for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) ε´ [---]
[--- Σε-]
5 [ἐτ]ῶ[ν .]


L Ε[---]

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 5, -. Seconda di Gaio, di anni -.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 5, . . ., Secunda des Gaius, . . . Jahre (?)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 5, [ . . ], Sekonda (i.e. Secunda) (scil. daughter) of Gaios (i.e. Gaius), aged ....


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 415 (289, La.XV.11.9b), p. 225, pl. LXXXI, fig. 46, whence SEG 9.678; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983, 51.f.
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)