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T.515. 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, too high to measure, above T.514.
Letters: Standard forms, no measurements; L for ἔτους/ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) ιγ´ Παχὼν
κ´ Ποπλί̣-
α̣ ΤΛ[..]Λ
ΙΑ (ἐτῶν) ιε´




2: ΠΟΠΛΡ Pacho, 1827
3: illegible, whence omitted by CIG Pacho, 1827
4: ΑLΙΞ Pacho, 1827; Α L ιζ΄ CIG, Vol.III

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 13, Pachon 20, Poplia (i.e. Publia) (scil. daughter) of ?, aged 15


Text identified and restored by Catherine Dobias-Lalou

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXIII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5333 Mentioned, without reference to CIG, Reynolds, 1983, 19.u.
Text constituted from: Transcription (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)

   Fig. 3. Façade: At left T.501 above T.502 ; to the right T.515 above T.514 (E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Tocra IX.1.35)