Marble funerary inscription for Valentina from Caesarea Maritima

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Title

Marble funerary inscription for Valentina from Caesarea Maritima

Description

A Phoenician marble funerary sculpture on an unfinished sarcophagus, dedicated to Valentina by her husband Iulius Tiberianus.

Publisher

CIIP2: 1352

Format

Marble

Language

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 56cm
W 59cm
D 14cm

Decoration

Six line Latin inscription with ivy leaf at the end of the last line

Language

Diplomatic

[--] VALE [.]
TINAE CONG[.]
IVL TIBERIA
NVS LEG X FR
MARIT ET IVL IVL
IANVS FIL (hedera)

Edition

[--] Vale[n]tinae con(iu)g[i]
Iul(ius) Tiberia|nus (centurio)
leg(ionis) X Fr(etenis) |
marit(us) et Iul(ius) Iul|ianus fil(ius)

Translation

To Iulia(?) Valentina, his wife. Iulius Tiberianus, centurion of the legio X Fretensis, her husband, and Iulius Iulianus, her son (buried her)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP2

Edition Constituted From

CIIP2

Translation Constituted From

CIIP2

Findspot

Kibbutz Sdot Yam

Original Context (if known)

Built into a garden wall west of the dining hall

Current Location (if known)

Kibbutz Sdot Yam Museum

Role 1

Role 2

Role 3

Selected Bibliography

CIIP2=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume II: Caesarea and the Middle Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. no.1352.

Citation

“Marble funerary inscription for Valentina from Caesarea Maritima ,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 8, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/730.

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