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T.592. 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 gabled panel (w: 0.32 x h: 0.50) outlined in relief, the surface badly worn, right of T.591.
Letters: 0.02; lunate epsilon, cursive omega; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, north wall; first recorded in 1936.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ε̣´ Φαωφὶ
κ´ Α̣Ε̣Λ̣Α̣
Τ̣Ε̣Ι[Α? ---]
( vac. 1) Λ[..]Ο̣Υ̣
5 ( vac. 1) (ἐτῶν) ι̣δ´


5   L


2/3: [Κα]λα[μ]|έ[ρα - Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: - λ - Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 5, Phaophi 20. Calmera di -, di anni 14.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 5, Phaophi 20, ? (scil. child) of ?, aged 14.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 393 (267, La.XV.4,6), whence SEG 9.657.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. 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)

   Fig. 2. From left: above, T.590; below T.591 (part), T.592, T.593 (Joyce Reynolds, V.1.4, NS.VI.4)