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T.658. 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 gabled panel (w: 0.50 x h: 0.90) outlined in relief. To the right of T.656 and in slightly higher register. Part of the outline of T.656 has been cut away for it.
Letters: 0.05; lunate epsilon, sigma; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: August, 6 BCE

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


(ἔτους) κ̣δ´ Μ̣εϲο-
ρὴ θ̣ι̣´ ( vac. 1) Λ̣
Π̣ Ο̣[---]
(ἐτῶν) ιε´


ΡΗ..  .
. .[---]


1: L ιʹ, Μεσο Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: ρὴ -, - Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
3: - - [Μα Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
4: γίω - Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 10, Mesore - . - di Magio -

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 24, Mesore 19, [ . . . ], aged 15.


Lines 1-2. The date must be by the Actian era (see on T.656), i.e. August, 6 BCE

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 454 (326,2, La.XVII.5,6), pl.LXXXII, fig. 48, whence SEG 9.717.
Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. 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)