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T.503. 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: 0.32 x h: 0.18) the face badly worn, below T.502, to the right of T.497.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) β̣κ̣´ Μ̣άριν
ρος (ἐτῶν) μ´




1: - - Μ]αρίν[α Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

- Marina di Eufranor, di anni 40.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 22, Marin des Euphranor, 40 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 22 (or ?120), Marin (scil. daughter) of Euphranor, aged 40.


Line 1: Year 22, implying the reign of Augustus (BCE 9/8) or Tiberius (CE 35/36) cf. T.507; but ρκ΄ is also possible - 120 of the Actian era = CE 89/90; cf. T.497.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 421 (295, La.XV.11.15), p. 227, whence SEG 9.684; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 52.f, whence SEG 33.1499, PHI 324674
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. T.496 (part), T.497, T.502, T.503, T.504, T.505, T.506, T.507, T.510, T.511, T.512, T.513 (Reynolds NS.X.34)