Description: Fragment of a paving-slab
0.48 x h:
0.20) of grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: 0.025-0.04. Lines 3 and 4 break partly into minuscule.
Date: Fifth-sixth century CE (context)
Cemetery East of Church I. In situ beside 196.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location:
((crux)) Bon(a)e memori(a)e Irene
bixit in pace an<n>os
UIIII p(lu)s m(inu)s s(ub) d(ie) XIII m(ensis) Maii
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
(cross) To her good memory. Irene lived in peace for approximately nine years (scil. and was laid to rest) on the 13th May in indiction
Bibliography: Bartoccini, Basiliche, 13; IRT, 1952, 210, whence IRT, 2009, 210, whence EDH 059186; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections..
Images Fig. 1
. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.VIII.22)