Tomb of Anestasia with Greek inscription from Gaza (GAZ0109)

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Title

Tomb of Anestasia with Greek inscription from Gaza (GAZ0109)

Description

Greek funerary inscription for Anestasia, deceased July 9, 474 CE, from Gaza (GAZ0109)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2477

Date

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

GAZ0109

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 28.3cm
W 48.5cm
D 6cm

Diplomatic

(cross) Υ[.]ΕΡΚΥΜΥΣΕΩΣΚΑΙΑΝΑΠ
ΑΥΣΕΩΣΤΗΣΑΔΕΛΦΗΣΕΜΩΝ
ΑΝΕΣΤΑΣΙΑΚΑΙΑΝΑΠΑΥΣΟΝ
ΚΥΡΙΕΤΗΝΨΥΧΗΝΤΗΣΔΟΥΛΗ
ΣΟΥΑΝΕΣΤΑΣΙΑΜΕΤΑΤΩΝΑΓΙ
ΩΝΣΟΥΕΝΤΗΒΑΣΙΛΙΑΣΟΥΤΩ
ΝΟΥΡΑΝΩΝ (cross) ΑΝΕΠΑΗΔΕΕΝ
ΜΗΠΑΝΕΜΟΥΕΙΤΟΥΔΛΦΕ (cross)
ΤΟΣΙΝΔΙΚΤΙΩΝΕΣΙΒ (cross) (palmbranch)
ΚΑΙ++++++

Translation

On behalf of the sleep and eternal rest of our sister Anestasia. And let the soul,O Lord, of your servant Anestasia rest with your saint in the kingdom of the heavens. She rested on Panemos 15th of the 534 year, in the 12th indiction

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Limestone slab with nine lines of Greek inscription, interrupted in lines 1, 7-9 by crosses, and in line 9 by a palm branch. The last line of the inscription is interrupted by a break.

Letters

1.6-3.4cm

Findspot

Gaza

Current Location (if known)

Private collection in Afula

Name 1

Role 1

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.457 , no.2477

Citation

“Tomb of Anestasia with Greek inscription from Gaza (GAZ0109),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/111.

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