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T.705. Fragmentary ?imperial titulature

Description: Part of the right side of a broken sandstone stele (w: 0.29 x h: 0.40 x d: 0.10).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: 0.045

Date: First to second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: surface find, no findspot; found in 1963
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Tocra Museum


[--- το]ῦ κυ̣ρ̣ί̣ο̣υ



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ]of Lord [ . . . Cla]udius [ . . .


Probably an emperor (Claudius or Nero since line 2 appears to contain the name Claudius) though the modesty of the monument would make it compatible also with the master of a local household.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).