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T.502. 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 rectangular panel (w: 0.38 x h: 0.20) below T.501 and to the right of T.497.
Letters: 0.05.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) β´ Τυβὶ κ´
Νικα̣ίου (ἐτῶν) γκ´




2: ΚΑΛΛΙΜΗΔΗ Gray, 1956 whence LGPN 60753
3: Νικίου L π Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936 whence LGPN VI-60752; ΝΙΚ Gray, 1956

English translation

Translation source: Gray, 1956

Year 2, Tubi 20th, Callimede, daughter of Nic . . .

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 2, Tybi 20. Callicle di Nicia, di anni 80.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 2, 20.Tybi, Kallikles des Nikaios, 23 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 2, Tybi 20, Kallikles (scil. son) of Nikaios, aged 23.


The text was used twice in LGPN.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 422 (296, La.XV.11.16), p. 227, whence SEG 9.685; Gray, 1956, 29, whence, Reynolds, 1957, in SEG 16.929, PHI 324407; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 52.e, whence SEG 33.1498, PHI 324673
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)

   Fig. 2. Façade: At left T.501 above T.502 ; to the right T.515 above T.514 (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra IX.1.35)

   Fig. 3. T.496 (part), T.497, T.502, T.503, T.504, T.505, T.506, T.507, T.509, T.510, T.511, T.512, T.513 (Reynolds NS.X.34)