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T.499. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, with T.495, T.496, T.497, T.498, T.488, T.500, T.501, T.502, T.503, T.504, T.505, T.506, T.507, T.508, T.509, T.510, T.511, T.512, T.513, T.514, T.515; there are also a number of illegible panels.
Text: Inscribed within a rectangular panel (w: 0.25 x h: 0.28) above T.498.
Letters: 0.05; 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) ι̣´ Φαρμο[υ-]
θὶ ϛκ´ Εὐφ-
ράνωρ Π-
ρώρου [(ἐτῶν) .]


L .ΦΑΡΜΟ[.-]


1: LΙΦΑΥΜΟ Pacho, 1827
2: ςκ : CΑ Pacho, 1827; [ι]α΄ CIG, Vol.III
3: N : M Pacho, 1827

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 10, Pharmouthi 26, Euphranor (scil. son) of P[rorus?], aged ?

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 10, Pharmouthi 26, Euphranor (scil. son) of Proros, [aged . . .]


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXIII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5289; Reynolds, 1983, 19.e, whence SEG 33.1425, PHI 324604.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. 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)