835. Christian funerary inscription
- Two re-used paving-slabs of grey limestone (w: 1.03 x h: 1.01 and w: 1.03 x h: 1.20).
- Inscribed on one face.
- 0.14-0.16; capitals, with uncial D in the last line.
- Fifth century A.D. (lettering, context)
- Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, in situ near 839, 843 in the small cemetery immediately North of the apse of Church II.
- Original Location:
- Last recorded location:
- Bartoccini, Rivista di Archeologia cristiana della Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia sacra VIII:46, no. 4. This edition taken from J. M. Reynolds and J. B. Ward-Perkins, The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania, Rome: British School at Rome, 1952.
- Text constituted from:
- Transcription (Reynolds, Ward-Perkins)
(Monogram cross.) To her good memory. Demetria, daughter of Stephanus, the guardian of this place. She lived in peace for three years, six months and fourteen days, and died on the day of Mars in the month of March, in the eighth indiction.