Latin funerary inscription for Julia Grata from Iamnia (IAM0101)

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Title

Latin funerary inscription for Julia Grata from Iamnia (IAM0101)

Description

Latin funerary inscription on a limestone slab for Julia Grata, identified as the wife of Tiberius Julius Mellon, a freedman and procurator. From Iamnia, 1st c. CE (IAM0101)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2268

Date

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

IAM0101

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 32.5cm
W 84cm
D 9.5cm

Diplomatic

IVLIA GRATA
TI IV LII AVG L
MELLONTIS PROC

Edition

Iulia Grata | Ti(beri) Iulii Aug(usti) l(iberti) | Mellontis proc(uratoris) (uxor)

Translation

Julia Grata, (wife of ) Tiberius Iulius Mellon, imperial freedman, procurator

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3 & WIRE Project

Description

Rectangular limestone slab with mouldings and holes for the attachment of the plaque to a grave. The Latin inscription is three lines, and centered on the slab.

Letters

5.5-4.7cm

Findspot

In a well-house in an orange grove near Iamnia

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 1943-21

Name 1

Role 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.165-166, no.2268

Citation

“Latin funerary inscription for Julia Grata from Iamnia (IAM0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/189.

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