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T.575. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb, inscribed on the façade with inscriptions T.573, T.574, T.575, T.576, T.577, T.578, T.579.
Text: Inscribed in a rectangular panel (w: 0.23 x h: 0.32) to the left of T.574
Letters: 0.04; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν. [ for ς.

Date: CE 67/68

Findspot: Taucheira: Found in Quarry East XV, West wall. First recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot


(ἔτους) ηϙ´ Φοα-
φὶ (sic) ε´ Μᾶρ-
κος Ἀρί-
[μ]μα (ἐτῶν) ϛ´


[.]ΜΑ L Ϛ

1: ΙΗ..ΟΑ Pacho, 1827; [L] ηʹ [Χοι]ὰ CIG, Vol.III; L ηϙ´ [...]Ο̣Δ̣ Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983; L ηϙ´ Φοα cdl
2: .ΥΕΜΑΡ Pacho, 1827; [Κ] εʹ Μαρ CIG, Vol.III; [..]Ε Μᾶρ- Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983; φὶ ε΄ Μᾶρ cdl
3: ΟΣΑΡΚ Pacho, 1827; [κος] Ἀ[ρτ] CIG, Vol.III
4: ΜΑLΓ Pacho, 1827; [ε]μᾶ L γʹ CIG, Vol.III

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 98 . . . Marcus (oder Marius) des Arimmas, 6 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 98, Phaophi 5, Markos (i.e. Marcus) (scil. son) of Arimmas, aged 6.


Lines 1-2: The reading by Dobias-Lalou is based on an excellent photograph by Elhaddar.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 LXXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5321, p. 552; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 45.c whence SEG 33.1483, PHI 324657
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXXXIV)

   Fig. 2. From left: T.575, T.574, part of T.573 (Joyce Reynolds, NS.IX.12)