Ghirza, Mausoleum North C, inscription

Ghirza, Mausoleum North C, inscription

Description

Mausoleum North C, inscription (EDCS-24100002)

Details

Marchivs  CHVLLAM  ET  VARNYCHSI
N  PATER  ET  MATER  MARCHI
NIMMIRE  ET  MACCVRASA
Nis  QVI  EIS  HEC  MEMORI
AM  FECERVNT  DISCVSSI
MVS  RATIOCINIO  AD
EA  EROGATVM  EST  SVM
TOS  MERCEDIBVS  IN  N
VMMO  FOLLIS  SINGVLA
RES  NVMERO  QVADRAGI
NTA  QVINQVE  MILIA  SESCE
NTOS  PRETER  CIBARIA  OP
ERANTIBVS  FELICITER
VISITENT  FILI  ET  NEPOTES

The translation of the text above the false door:

Marchius Chullam and Varnychsin, father and mother of Marchius Nimmire and Maccurasan, who built this memorial. We have accounted accurately the costs. 45,600 folles have been paid as wages and for these works. May our children and grandchildren visit this tomb in happiness.

Date

ca. 350 CE– CE–375

Creator

Marco Prins

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Roman Empire

Tags

Inscription, Tomb

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