Tomb of Theodora and Elias from Gaza (GAZ0102)

Dublin Core

Title

Tomb of Theodora and Elias from Gaza (GAZ0102)

Description

Greek funerary inscription for Theodora and Elias from Gaza, dated to the first decade of the 7th century CE (GAZ0102)

Publisher

CIIP3: 2495

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

GAZ0102

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 29.5cm
W 29.5cm
D 3.6 cm

Diplomatic

(cross) ΚΑΤΕΤΗΘΗΗ
ΔΟΥΛΗΤΟΥΧΥΘΕΟ
ΔΩΡΑΜΗΔΑΙΣΙΟΥ
ΕΤΟΥΒΞΧΙΝΔΕ (palm branch)
(cross) ΚΑΤΕΤΗΘΗΟΤΟΥ
ΧΥΔΟΥΛΟΣΗΛΙΑΣ
ΜΗΥΠΕΡΒΕΡΕΤΒΚ
ΤΟΥΘΞΧΙΝΔΓΙ (cross)

Translation

Theodora, the servant of Christ, was laid down on Daisios 5th, (in the year) 662, indiction 5 (= 30 May 602). Elias, the servant of Christ, was laid down on Hyperberetaios 22nd, of the year 669, indiction 13 (= 19 October 609)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Square marble plaque with eight lines of a Greek inscription. A cross appears at the beginning of lines 1 and 5, and at the end of line 8. A palm branch appears at the end of line 4.

Letters

2.5-2.7cm

Findspot

Window sill in Gaza

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. I-9052

Name 1

Name 2

Selected Bibliography

Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume III: South Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp.482-484, no. 2495

Citation

“Tomb of Theodora and Elias from Gaza (GAZ0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed July 17, 2019, http://www.wireproject.org/items/show/93.

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