Tomb of Patrice from Joppa (JOP0102)

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Title

Tomb of Patrice from Joppa (JOP0102)

Description

Marble slab with Greek inscription concerning the tomb of Patrice, from Joppa, dated between the 3rd-6th c. CE (JOP0102)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3 no. 2228

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0102

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 9cm
W 26cm
D 3.2cm

Diplomatic

ΤΟΥΤΟΤΟΜΝ[.]
ΜΑΔΙΑΦΕΡΙΑ
ΠΟΠΑΤΡΙΚΗΣ

Translation

This tomb belongs to Patrice

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Rectangular marble slab containing three rows of a Greek inscription, broken along bottom of inscription

Letters

1.5-2cm

Findspot

Necropolis at Joppa/Jaffa

Name 1

Notes

The entry in CIIP3 (no.228, pp.105-106) notes that the name "Patrice" is rarely found among Jewish communities in this period, and may instead refer to a male "Patricius," given the purported findspot in the necropolis of the city.

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.105-106,
no.2228

Citation

“Tomb of Patrice from Joppa (JOP0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/103.

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