A plaque in three fragments. Lower right quarter missing.

A plaque in three fragments. Lower right quarter missing.

Description

“Malku and Taimaru, sons of agegu, son of Taimaru Zuzai Al[..], ceded to Aiad‘an, son of Iaribôla, son of Aiad‘an, son of Iaribôla dhby … the wall opposite and the place of sepulture of … their eastern … after Bonnur … the sons of Malku… for this tomb … nobody in his share form loculi …from here … for ever.”

mlkw wtymrṣ[w] bny ḥggw br

tymrṣw zwzy ’l[..] ’ḥbr l’yd‘n

br yrḥbwl’ br ’yd‘n br yrḥbwl’

4 dhby sṭr’ m[qbl]’ w’tr’

mqbr’ dy [- -]’

[- – -] rb mdnḥyhw[n]

[- – -] btr kwt bnwr

[- – -] bnyhwn dy mlkw

8 [- – -]lqbr’ dnh

[- – -’n]š bmnth mgwḥ’

[- – -] mn lh’

The object of the concession is “the wall in front” and some space already used for burial. In the end, there was perhaps a clause prohibiting the making of loculi (gw, known variant of gwm) in the part of the tomb conceded.

  • Material: Limestone.

  • Date:

  • Item Dimensions: W. 46 cm, h. 38 cm

  • letters 20 mm

  • Excavated from: Palmyra-

  • Archaeological Mission:

  • Archaeological Museum Of Palmyra – 2011 –  Inv. 2983/9507

Excavation Site Location

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