Tomb for Saul and Syncletice (JOP0113)

Dublin Core

Title

Tomb for Saul and Syncletice (JOP0113)

Description

Marble tombstone with a Greek inscription for Saul and Syncletice from Joppa/Jaffa, dated between the 3rd-6th c. CE (JOP0113)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2234

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0113

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 18cm
W 23.4cm
D 2.4cm

Diplomatic

ΗΓΟΡΑΣΑΕΓΟΣΑΟΥΑ
ΕΝΤΗΙΟΠΠΗΠΑΡΑ
ΒΑΡΟΥΧΙΟΥΜΝΗΜΑ
ΑΝΕΘΙΚΑΜΕΝΠΡ
ΩΤΩΣΣΑΟΥΛΚΑΙ
ΣΥΝΚΛΗΤΙΚΗΝ

Translation

I, Saul, purchased (this) tomb from Baruchius in Joppa. We first deposited (here) Saul and Syncletice

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Squared marble plaque with six lines of a Greek inscription

Letters

2cm

Findspot

Jaffa necropolis

Current Location (if known)

Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, inv. no. C 41646

Name 1

Name 2

Name 3

Notes

It is unclear from the inscription if the Saul who purchased the tomb is the same Saul interred within it.

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.112-113, no.2234.

Citation

“Tomb for Saul and Syncletice (JOP0113),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/179.

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