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T.510. 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: 0.33 x h: 0.29) below T.509 and to the right of T.506.
Letters: 0.025; lunate sigma, L for ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) ι´ Ἁθὺρ ς̣ι´
(ἐτῶν) α´




1: ς 2: ΛΙΣ

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 10, Hathyr 16, . . . es son of ?Philon, aged 1.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 10, Hathyr 16, [ . . -]es (scil. son) of [Phil]on, aged 1.


Line 3: For the father see T.509.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 19.p, whence SEG 33.1432, PHI 324611
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)