|TM ID||TM 34104|
|Findspot (DEChriM ID)||2 (Šams al-Dīn)||Class||Textual|
I.Oasis p. 36-38, no. 49; SB XX 14799; SEG XXXVIII 1776: Invocatio.
Large inscription painted in blue and framed inside a tabula ansata measuring 66 x 37 cm.
Invocatio to Lord Jesus Christ for the protection of Kyros, son of Gauanes, and of his family, including his son Eudoxios, soldier of the legion of Hermonthis, Eutychos (?), armatura of Apollonos, but also one Apa Victor and one Antinoos, qualified as "faithful". The inscription was written while under command of Dioscoros, princeps of Mounesis, and Georgios (or Sergios?), chief of the curiales (of Hibis).
Apollonos stands for Apollonos Ano / Edfu where was stationed the Legio Secunda Traiana: see I.Oasis p. 32-33, no. 31.
A caballarius of the Legio Secunda Valentiana stationed in Hermonthis, also wrote his name on the wall, see I.Oasis p. 34, no. 40.
|Selection criteria||Mention of Christian cult officials/institutions, Mention of Christian individuals/communities, Christian terms/formulas/concepts|
Palaeography and archaeological context (Wagner 1987: 27 and 182).
|Absolute/relative date||Relative date|
Church, kathesterion, south wall, upper part.
Šams al-Dīn, in situ