Sarcophagus of Menophila from Caesarea Maritima

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Title

Sarcophagus of Menophila from Caesarea Maritima

Description

A marble sarcophogus lid with a greek epitaph for Menophilia inscribed on both sides of it, from Caesarea Maritima in the 2-3 c. CE

Publisher

CIIP2

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Decoration

greek inscription carved on both sides of the sarcophagus lid

Language

Translation

Take cheer, incomparable Menophila. No one is immortal. That (is life). Alypis for his beloved wife, for the sake of her memory.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP2

Edition Constituted From

CIIP2

Translation Constituted From

CIIP2

Description

A marble sarcophogus lid with a greek epitaph for Menophilia inscribed on both sides of it, from Caesarea Maritima in the 2-3 c. CE

Current Location (if known)

Crusader City IAA inv. no 1992-5583

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Selected Bibliography

CIIP2=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume II: Caesarea and the Middle Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. no.1515.

Citation

“Sarcophagus of Menophila from Caesarea Maritima ,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed October 15, 2019, http://www.wireproject.org/items/show/747.

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