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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1214. Christian funerary text (En-Ngila cemetery)

Description: Tomb of rubble, with a plaster surface, w: 2.05 x h: 0.50 x d: 0.64.
Text: Inscribed on the south face, which is largely lost.
Letters: No description

Date: Late 10th-early eleventh century CE (context)

Findspot: Tripoli: Christian cemetery among the sand-dunes at en-Ngila; Tomb 16, excavated in 1973.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---]dentes gratia Amen ((crux))



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . by grace. Amen.

Bibliography: Rizzardi, 197e, II pp.292-294 and fig. 9