Sandstone stela of Makarios; pediment at the top; cross below; five lines of Greek text.
Description in Hall:
Gabled, with akroteria. In the gable is a medallion, on each akroterion a small cross pattée. Hatched ornament on raised border of the gable. Inscription. Below, cross within wreath: medallions in spandrels of panel.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 62.2 centimetres (case)
- Width: 35 centimetres (case)
Inscription Translation"Makarios son of
John died the 12th
of Tybi of the 10th Indict-
ion-year. Weep not, none
is immortal in this world."
Inscription CommentWritten in five lines.
fair - 2 (15)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- I.Brit.Mus.Copt. I 94:1 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA55867
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