Tomb of Anastasia from Gaza (GAZ0106)

Dublin Core

Title

Tomb of Anastasia from Gaza (GAZ0106)

Description

Tombstone with Greek inscription for Anastasia, from Gaza, dated to 588 CE (GAZ0106)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2479

Contributor

GC

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

GAZ0106

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H c.40cm
W 45cm

Diplomatic

(cross) ΗΤΟΥΧΥΚΤΩΝ
ΑΓΙΩΝΔΟΥΛΗΑΝΑ
ΣΤΑΣΙΑΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ
ΜΑΡΗΑΒΔΗΝΟΥΕΝ
ΘΑΔΕΚΑΤΕΤΕΘΗ
ΜΗΔΙΩΘΚΤΟΥΗΠΕΤ
ΙΝΔΖ (cross) (palm branch)

Translation

The servant of Christ and the saints, Anastasia daughter of Ioannes Mareabdenus was buried here, on Dios 29th, in the year 88, indiction 7.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Seven line Greek inscription on a marble slab, with a cross marking the beginning and end of the inscription, and a palm branch occurring after the cross at the end of the last line.

Findspot

A house, possibly in Asalon

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.460, no.2479

Citation

“Tomb of Anastasia from Gaza (GAZ0106),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/98.

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