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T.640. 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: 0.26 x h: 0.38) below T.639.
Letters: 0.04; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

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


(ἔτους) η̣´ Θ̣ώθυ̣ [.]
[..] Μελίτω-
[ν]ος (ἐτῶν) κ̣[.]´


L ..ΩΘ.[·]
[.]ΟΣ L .[·]

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 8, Thothy ?, Pe . . . ? . . . of Meliton, aged 20+?

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 8, Thothy ?, Pe[- . . . (scil. child)] of Meliton, aged 20+.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1983, 23.l whence SEG 33.1451, PHI 324626.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. T.638, T.639 T.639, T.640, T.641 and T.642 (Reynolds NS.IX.30)