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T.668. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.662, T.663, T.664, T.665, T.666, T.667, T.668.
Text: Apparently two inscribed panels; they were recorded by Pacho with T.665 so is probably to be associated with this tomb. It may be our illegible text T.662, or on another panel now buried.
Letters: Square sigma; superscript bar above the numerals in l.2; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XVII, North wall. First recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1825).


(ἔτουϲ) ε´ Μεχ[εὶρ]
ιζ´ Ἄϲ-
5ϲ (ἐτῶν) δ´
[... Φα]μ̣ενὼτ [.] Ξε̣ν-
[c. 4]ΞΥΛ[.]ΑΝ
( vac. 6) (ἐτῶν) κη´ ( vac. 4)


L ΕΜΕΧ[...]
5Ϲ L Δ
             L ΚΗ        


1: ΙΕΜΕΧ Pacho, 1827
3: ΓΛΑΤ Pacho, 1827
6: ΑΕΝωΙΥΞΙΝ Pacho, 1827
7: ΞΥΛ ΑΝ Pacho, 1827; Σ]ύλ[λα CIG, Vol.III; [ . .? . .] Reynolds, 1983

English translation

Translation source: Reynolds, 1983

Year 5, Mechir 17, Asclapos, aged 4. Phamenoth ?, Xen- . . . ?, aged 28.

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Year 5, Mecheir 17, Asklapos, aged 4. [Year ?, Pha]menoth ?, Xen[-...], aged 28.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827 pl. LXXXV whence CIG, Vol.III, 5359b; Reynolds, 1983, 24.g, whence SEG 33.1457, PHI 324631
Text constituted from: From previous publication (Reynolds).


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