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T.541. 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 gabled panel (w: 0.38 x h: 0.47) outlined in relief, the surface much worn, and already pitted with holes before inscription; above T.540.
Letters: Standard forms; 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) ι´ Φ[αρ]μ̣ο̣[υ-]
θὶ κβ´
Κ̣α[λλ]ὼ Ἰω-
5(ἐτῶν) νη´


L ΙΦ[..]..[.-]
5 L ΝΗ

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 10, 22.Pharmuthi, Kallo des Josepos, 58 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 10, Pharmenouthi 22, Kallo (scil. daughter) of Iosepos, aged 58.


Lines 3/4: The fther's name imdicates a Jew.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1957 in SEG 16.898, PHI 324381; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 55.c, whence SEG 33.1506, PHI 324681.
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)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds XIII.18)