IRCyr   Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

T.637. 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: 0.32 x h: 0.25) broken away at the left side, below T.636.
Letters: 0.05; L for ἐτῶν; superscript bar above the figure in line 2.

Date: February 2, 5 BCE

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


[(ἔτους)] κ̣ε´ Μεχ-
[ὶρ] ζ´ Ἁγ-
[εμόν]α̣ Ασ̣-
[c. 5]ου̣
5(ἐτῶν) ιδ´


5 L ΙΔ

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 25, Mechir 7, Hagemona daughter of . . . ?, aged 14.

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 25, Mecheir 7, Hagemona (scil. daughter) of ?, aged 14.


Line 1: since the hand indicates a first century date, the regnal year must refer to Augustus.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 23.i whence SEG 33.1448, PHI 324623.
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.636 above T.637 (Reynolds NS.IX.31)