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T.589. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade and on a west facing projection from it, with T.586, T.587, T.588, T.589, T.590, T.591, T.592, T.593.
Text: Inscribed within a lightly sunk panel with double gable outlined in relief (w: 0.20 x h: 0.20); below T.588.
Letters: 0.03; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, north wall; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) β̣´ Φαωφὶ
γκ´ Φυλὶς
( vac. 1) (ἐτῶν) ν´


   L Ν


1: ΕΚΙΑΟΦΙ Pacho, 1827; [L] κ΄ [Φ]αωφὶ CIG, Vol.III; L κ΄ Φαῶφι Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: ΙΡΦΥΝΣ Pacho, 1827; ι[ε΄] Φυ[λὶ]ς CIG, Vol.III

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 20, Phaophi 23. Philis di Basso, di anni 50.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 2, Phaophi 23, Phylis (scil. daughter) of Bassos (i.e. Bassus), aged 50.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl.LXXXII, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5271; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 389 (263, La.XV.4,2), whence SEG 9.653.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. From left: T.587, T.589, T.590 (Joyce Reynolds, VI.1.19A, NS.VII.19)

   Fig. 3. From left: T.588 above; below, T.587, T.589, T.590; below, T.591, T.592(Joyce Reynolds, Tocra V.3.15, NS VI.15: from negative)