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T.500. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, with T.495, T.496, T.497, T.498, T.499, 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 gabled panel outlined in relief above T.497. This is now illegible; read from Pach's drawing.
Letters: No measurements

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, South wall. First recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ια´ Χο̣ιά[χι]
αι̣´ Σ̣άρ-
[ρα ---]


L ΙΑΧ.ΙΑ[..]


1-2: Franz did not edit this text, in quo nihil certi apparet
1: ΖΙΛΧΕΙΑ Pacho, 1827
2: ΑΤΖΑΡ Pacho, 1827

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 11, Choiak 11, Sara ....

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 11, Choiak 11, Sara ....


Th text is visible, but no longer legible.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXIII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5289; from these Reynolds, 1983, 19.f, whence SEG 33.1426, PHI 324605.
Text constituted from: From previous publications (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)