Tomb of Digunthas from Gaza (GAZ0108)

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Title

Tomb of Digunthas from Gaza (GAZ0108)

Description

Greek inscription on tombstone of Digunthas from Gaza, dated to August 14, 541 CE (GAZ0108)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2483

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

GAZ0108

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 86cm
W 43cm

Diplomatic

ΚΕΑΝΑΠΑΥΣΟΝ
ΤΗΝΔΟΥΛΗΝΣΟΥ
ΔΙΓΟΥΝΘΑΝΛΕΟΝ
ΤΙΟΥΕΝΘΑΔΕΚΑ
ΤΕΤΕΘΗΜΗΛΩΟΥ
ΚΑΤΟΥΑΧΙΝΔΔ

Translation

Lord, grant rest to your servant Digunthas daughter of Leontius. Here she was buried on Loos 21st, in the year 601, in the fourth indiction

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Inscribed marble slab six lines of a Greek inscription. Above the inscription, a cross. Below, a cross is on a trefoiled symbol representing Golgotha, as GAZ0---

Name 1

Name 2

Selected Bibliography

CIIP3=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.467-468,
no 2483

Citation

“Tomb of Digunthas from Gaza (GAZ0108),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/101.

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