Tombstone of the "wife of good merit" (GER0201)

Dublin Core

Title

Tombstone of the "wife of good merit" (GER0201)

Description

Fragmentary tombstone from Gerasa (2nd - 3rd c. CE) with relief sculpture showing personal effects, including mirror. Made by unnamed husband for his "wife of good merit."

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," p.451, no.217, Pl. CXXXVIII:e, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Rights

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," p.451, no.217, Pl. CXXXVIII:e, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0201

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

892f5f38-a270-44d1-a6b8-64453b15e225

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Edition

--- c]onjugi b(ene) m(erenti)
----] maritus fecit.

Translation

---- for a meritorious wife
----- her husband made (this).

Edition Constituted From

Welles 1938

Translation Constituted From

WIRE Project

Findspot

South of modern village.

Current Location (if known)

Reported in Gerasa Museum (inv. no. 91) by Welles (1938).

Role 1

Role 2

Selected Bibliography

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," p.451, no.217, Pl. CXXXVIII:e, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Citation

“Tombstone of the "wife of good merit" (GER0201),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed February 16, 2019, http://www.wireproject.org/items/show/3.

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