Tomb of Athanasia from Gaza (GAZ0104)

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Title

Tomb of Athanasia from Gaza (GAZ0104)

Description

Marble tombstone with a Greek inscription for Athanasia, deceased May 12, 548 CE, from Gaza. The tombstone is decorated with palm branches and a cross (GAZ0104)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3:2478

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

GAZ0104

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 72cm
W 29cm

Diplomatic

ΑΝΕΠΑΗ
ΕΙΜΑΚΑΡ
ΑΘΑΝΑΣΙΑΜΗ
ΑΡΤΕΜΗΣΙΟΥ
ΙΖΤΟΥΗΧ
ΕΤΟΥΣ (cross)

Translation

The blessed Athanasia rested on the 17th of Artemisios, in the year 608 (= 12 May 548 CE)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Square white marble slab with Greek inscription in six lines, with a cross at the beginning of line 1 and at the end of line 6. Above are two palm branches divided by a vase, and a cross above. The palm branches each have a star above, and the cross has a lozenge at the top.

Letters

4cm

Name 1

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.459, no.2478

Citation

“Tomb of Athanasia from Gaza (GAZ0104),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/96.

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