Tombstone of Stephanus, Stephane, and Georgius from Gaza (GAZ0101)

Dublin Core

Title

Tombstone of Stephanus, Stephane, and Georgius from Gaza (GAZ0101)

Description

Marble tombstone from Gaza with partial Greek inscription, dedicated to Versenuphius, Stephanus, and Stephane, identified as children of a parent or parents whose names are not preserved (GAZ0101)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2494

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

GAZ0101

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 47cm
W 30 cm

Diplomatic

(cross) ΕΝΘΑΔΕΚΕΙ[--]
ΟΙΥΙΟΙΤΟΥ[--]
ΟΥΕΡΣΕΝΟΥΦΙΟΥ
ΣΤΕΦΑΝΟΣΜΕΝΚ[..]
ΣΤΕΦΑΝ[.]ΑΝΑ
ΠΑΕΝΤΕΣΜΗΠΑΥ
ΝΘΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣΔΕ
ΚΓΤΟΥΑΥΤΟΥΜΗ
ΙΝΔΙΚΤΔ (cross)
ΕΚΑΣΤΟΣΠΡΟΣΠΟΔΑΤΟΥ
ΕΤΕΡΟΥ (cross)

Translation

Here lie the children of the... Versenupius, Stephanus and Stephane, having gone to rest on Payni 9th, Georgius on the 23rd of the same month, indiction 4. Each one at the foot of the other.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Marble plaque with Greek inscription, including inscribed inscribed crosses at the beginning of end of three lines

Letters

3.5cm

Findspot

Gaza

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Name 3

Role 3

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.481-482, no.2494

Citation

“Tombstone of Stephanus, Stephane, and Georgius from Gaza (GAZ0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/92.

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