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T.535. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, with T.535, T.536, T.537, T.538, T.539, T.540, T.541.
Text: Inscribed within a rectangular panel (w: 0.26 x h: 0.46) the surface very badly damaged. Above the door, in the centre, to the right of T.536.
Letters: 0.04-0.05.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, South side. First recorded in 1944.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[(ἔτους) ..]
[Μεσο]ρὴ [.]
[c. 5 - 6]σιο[ς]
5(ἐτῶν) ξ̣δ´


[c. 5 - 6]ΣΙΟ[.]
5 L

English translation

Translation by: Editors

[Year ?, Meso]re ?, [ . . . -]sios (scil. son) of I[oan]es, aged 64.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1957 in SEG 16.899, PHI 324382; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 55.a.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. At left of door: T.539 above T.538 above T.537. Above the door, from left, T.536, T.535. To the right of the door, just visible, T.540 and T.541 (Reynolds XII.3)