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T.530. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, with T.530, T.531, T.532, T.533, T.534.
Text: Inscribed above the door (no panel) in a badly worn area; T.531 is immediately above.
Letters: 0.04 - 0.05; lunate epsilon, cursive sigma, cursive omega; L for ἔτους.

Date: CE 77/78

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, South side. First recorded in 1952.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ι´ Φαμε̣ν̣[ὼθ .]
[c. 5]μ̣[---]


L ΙΦΑΜ..[..·]


i: L ι Gray, 1956 Corrected by Reynolds in SEG.

English translation

Translation source: Gray, 1956

Line 1: ? aged 10.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 10, . . . Phamenot, Serapion . . .

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 10, Phamenoth ?, Serapion ...


Gray read the first line as part of T.531

Line 1: In view of the date of T.531, it seems likely that this is 10 of the reign of Vespasian, CE 77/78.

Bibliography: Lines 1-2 Gray, 1956, 44, l.6, whence, with readings by J. Reynolds, SEG 16.910, PHI 324393; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 53.a, whence SEG 33.1502, PHI 324677.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. T.531 above T.530 (Reynolds XII.17)

   Fig. 2. T.531 above T.530 (Reynolds XII.17)