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T.621. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.618, T.619, T.620, T.621, T.622, T.623, T.624.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel (w: 0.32 x h: 0.35) outlined in relief, damaged above, to the right of T.619.
Letters: 0.045.

Date: First century CE

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


[(ἔτους) ---]
[..] Λυσα-
νίας Κρί-
( vac. 1)τω-
5( vac. 1)νος
( vac. 1) (ἐτῶν) ξβ´


5  ΝΟΣ
   L ΞΒ


4: The cutter has avoided a damaged area.

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

-, Lisania di Criton, di anni 62.

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

. . . Lysanias des Kriton, 62 (Jahre)

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] Lysanias (scil. son) of Kriton, aged 62.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl.LXXXVΙ, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5278; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 434 (308, La.XV.15,3), and pl. LXXXII, fig. 47, whence SEG 9.697; Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983 61.c.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. From left: T.619, T.621, T.622; T.620 below left (Department of Antiquities, F. 1065)

   Fig. 3. Detail (Department of Antiquities, F. 1065)

   Fig. 4. From left: T.619, T.621, T.622; T.620 below left (Joyce Reynolds, V.2.8, NS.VI.8)