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T.634. 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: 0.33 x h: 0.28) to the right of T.633.
Letters: 0.035; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) ε̣´ Μεσορὴ
κ̣α´ Τελεσὼ
(ἐτῶν) λβ´




1: ΛΕΣΟ Pacho, 1827; [L - Μ]εσο[ρὴ -] CIG, Vol.III
2: ΕΛΕΣΩ Pacho, 1827; [Τ]ελέσω[ν] CIG, Vol.III
3: ΑΓΑΙΤΩΝΟΣ Pacho, 1827; Ἀγά[θ]ωνος CIG, Vol.III
4: Omitted by Pacho and CIG.

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 5, Mesore 21, Teleso daughter of Meliton, aged 32.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 5, Mesore 21, Teleso (scil. daughter) of Meliton, aged 32.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 LXXXV whence CIG, Vol.III, 5347; Reynolds, 1983, 23.f whence SEG 33.1445, PHI 324622.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


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

   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)