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T.657. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb still partly buried, inscribed on the façade with T.655, T.656, T.657, T.658, T.659, T.660, T.661.
Text: Inscribed within a rectangular panel (w: 0.32 x h: 0.27). To the right of the door and below T.656.
Letters: 0.05; L for ἔτους, L with a dot for ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XVII, East wall. First recorded in 1825 and photographed in 1936
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ι´ Φαμεν(ὼτ) κη´
Ἀβιανία Λύκου
(ἐτῶν) μδ´



1: ΦΑΜΕ : ΦΑΜΙ Pacho, 1827
3: L : Ε Pacho, 1827

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 10, Phamenoth 28. Aviania di Lico, di anni 44.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 10, Phamenoth 28, Abiania (i.e. Aviania) (scil. daughter) of Lykos, aged 44.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 LXXXIV, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5358c, right; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 451 (325, La.XVII.3,3), pl.LXXXII, fig. 48 , whence SEG 9.714.
Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds).


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

   Fig. 2. From left: above, T.655, T.656, T.658; below, T.657, T.659; further below, T.660, upper part (Department of Antiquities, F.1064)