Tombstone of Verecunda (GER0208)

Dublin Core

Title

Tombstone of Verecunda (GER0208)

Description

A tombstone found in secondary use, dedicated to a great-granddaughter.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg., no., pl.,, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0208

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

c3905acd-7785-4032-84db-38a2fdeca6a2

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

0.62 m. long

Edition

Ver(e)c[u]nda
pronept(is)
pudicissima.

Translation

Verecunda,
a most virtuous
great-granddaughter.

Edition Constituted From

Welles 1938

Translation Constituted From

WIRE Project

Letters

1.4 cm tall

Findspot

Khirbet esh-Shawahid

Name 1

Citation

“Tombstone of Verecunda (GER0208),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 16, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/24.

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