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T.511. 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 sunk panel with very slightly triangular head, still partly buried (w: 0.28 x h: 0.35) leaning leftwards, below T.510 and to the right of T.505.
Letters: 0.02 - 0.06; square sigma, cursive omega; very irregular.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) δ´ Παχ-
ὼν [.]
Ῥ̣ο̣[ύ]φω (ἐτῶν) κ´


..[.]ΦΩ L Κ


1: δ΄ : α΄ Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: ὼν - Π]αν Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
3: κρ[άτει Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: α Παύλου Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
5: δ΄ Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 1, Pachon -. Pancrazia di Paolo, di anni 4.

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 4, Pachon ?, Poplis son of Rufus, aged 20.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 4, Pachon ?, Poplis (i.e. Publius) (scil. son) of Rouphos (i.e. Rufus), aged 20.


The names are Latin; but note the Doric genitive case ending for Rouphos, as in T.519.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 425 (299, La.XV.12), p. 228, whence SEG 9.688; Reynolds, 1983, 19.q, whence SEG 33.1433, PHI 324612.
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)