IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

T.633. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade, which is partly damaged, a number of texts being quite illegible, with T.629, T.630, T.631, T.632, T.633, T.634, T.635, T.636, T.637, T.638, T.639, T.640, T.641, T.642.
Text: Inscribed within a rectangular panel (w: 0.45 x h: 0.30) the surface badly damaged, to the left of the door.
Letters: 0.035; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XV, East Wall.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ζ´ Χ̣ο̣ιάχι̣
η´ ( vac. 3) [Τ]ελεσὼι
Ζεύξι(ο)ς ( vac. 3)
(ἐτῶν) ξ̣ε´


Η      [.]ΕΛΕΣΩΙ

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 7, Choiaki 8, Teleso daughter of Zeuxis, aged 65.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 7, Choiak 8, Teleso (scil. daughter) of Zeuxis, aged 65.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 23.e whence SEG 33.1444, PHI 324621
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. In the foreground, T.625, and an unidentified text; in the background T.630 T.631, T.632, T.633, T.634, T.636, T.637 and T.638 behind (Reynolds NS.I.3)

   Fig. 2. T.633 to the left, T.634 to the right, T.635 above (Reynolds NS.IX.32)

   Fig. 3. T.635, with T.633 below to the left, T.634 below to the right (Reynolds NS.IX.33)