Mosaic floor with Samaritan Aramaic inscription mentioning Maximus/ona and Proxena/Priscianus as donors from Tel Qasile (QAS0101)

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Title

Mosaic floor with Samaritan Aramaic inscription mentioning Maximus/ona and Proxena/Priscianus as donors from Tel Qasile (QAS0101)

Description

Dedicatory inscription on a mosaic floor for two donors of a large building. Although the inscription is in Aramaic Samaritan, the names of the donors are in Greek, and are rendered as either Maximus or Maximona and Priscianus or Proxena (QAS0101)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2168

Date

Format

Mosaic

Identifier

QAS0101

Mosaic Inscription Item Type Metadata

Mosaic Dimensions

H 47cm
W 42cm,

Brief Description of Mosaic Theme

One of a series of inscriptions done in red tesserae against a white background in a large building outside the main settlement of Tel Qasile

Location of Inscription

southern aisle

Translation

Maximus/ona is/will be remembered (for) he/she donated/is honored. Proxena Priscianus is/will be remembered (for) she/he donated/is honored

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, no.21026-8

Name 1

Role 1

Role 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.10-11, no.2168

Citation

“Mosaic floor with Samaritan Aramaic inscription mentioning Maximus/ona and Proxena/Priscianus as donors from Tel Qasile (QAS0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/119.

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