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T.576. 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: Pacho drew this text, which we have not seen, inscribed below T.575; the surface of the rock has weathered here and it is also possible that the sand has risen to cover areas exposed in his time.
Letters: L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) θ̣´ [Π]αο[ῖ]ν [.]
(ἐτῶν) ζ´


L .[.]ΑΟ[.]Ν[·]


1: LΟ Α ΟΝ Pacho, 1827; L [θʹ] Ἀ[θὺρ θʹ] CIG, Vol.III
2: ΙΩΠΠΟΓΑ Pacho, 1827; [Ἱ]ππότα[ς] CIG, Vol.III

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

(Jahr) 9 . . . ? des Jesus, 7 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 9, Payni ?, Philippos (scil. son) of Iesous, aged 7.


Line 3: Ἰησοῦς is a Jewish name.

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5321, p. 552; from these Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 45.d, whence SEG 33.1484, PHI 324658
Text constituted from: From previous publications (Reynolds).


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