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T.673. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb inscribed on the façade with T.671, T.672, T.673, T.674, T.675 and T.676.
Text: Inscribed within a gabled panel (w: 0.26 x h: 0.42) outlined in relief, the surface badly worn. To the left of the door.
Letters: 0.03; L for ἔτους, ἐτῶν. Traces in line 3 suggest that the date by month was inscribed after the age.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Quarry East XVII, on the south face of the spur of rock which separates the main quarry from the annexe; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ια´ Μ̣ε̣νά̣νδρα̣ [---]
Πα̣κκ̣ίο[υ] Με̣ν̣ά̣ν̣-
δ̣ρ̣ου (ἐτῶν) κ´ [---]


L ΙΑ..Ν.ΝΔΡ.[---]
..ΟΥ L Κ[---]

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 11, Menandra (scil. daughter) of Pakkios (i.e. Paccius) Menandros, aged 20.


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. T.673, with T.671 to the right (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra, III.5.33, NS.IV.36)

   Fig. 2. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra, III.5.33, NS.IV.36, detail)

   Fig. 3. From left: T.673 (part), T.671, T.672(Joyce Reynolds, NS.IV.35)