Grave marker of Anthusa from Ascalon (ASC0101)

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Title

Grave marker of Anthusa from Ascalon (ASC0101)

Description

White marble grave marker of Anthusa with Greek inscription, from Ascalon, dated c.2nd century CE (ASC0101)

Publisher

CIIP3: 2341

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

ASC0101

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

Base:
H 13cm
W 16.5cm
D 13.5cm

Column:
H 18cm

Diplomatic

ΑΝΘΟΥΣΑ
ΧΡΗΣΤΗ
ΚΑΙΑΛΥΠΕ
ΧΑΙΡΕ

Translation

Anthusa, worthy and having caused no grief, greetings.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3: 2341

Description

White marble column encircled at the top by a wreath, sitting on a squared base with a four-line Greek inscription on one side.

Letters

1.5cm

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum inv. no. MHS 133063

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.280-281,
no. 2341.

Citation

“Grave marker of Anthusa from Ascalon (ASC0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/102.

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