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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1143. Christian funerary text (Ain Zara cemetery)

Description: Tomb of rubble, with a plaster surface w: 1.86 x h: 0.39 x d: 0.59, supported on a plinth w: 0.17.
Text: Inscribed on the west face.
Letters: No measurements

Date: Fifth-sixth century CE (context, lettering)

Findspot: Tripoli: Ain Zara, cemetery, Tomb 3.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot (1911-1914)


Ṃisere mei



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Have mercy on me!

Bibliography: Aurigemma, 1932, 3 and fig.26; mentioned and indexed IRT, 1952, 261, whence mentioned IRT, 2009, 261


   Fig. 1. Drawing (Luigi Turba)