|TM ID||TM 102986|
|Findspot (DEChriM ID)||15 (al-Baǧawāt)||Class||Funerary element, Textual|
I.Oasis p. 69 no. 11a; SEG XXXVIII 1708: Liturgical formula.
On the western façade, painted in red on the plaster inside the arch, written in a fine uncial with apices: "Have mercy on me". Invocation found both in Psalm 50 and in the New Testament.
On the eastern wall of the facade, in the same hand, see Cipriano 2003: 279.
Inside the same chapel, see I.Oasis p. 69 no. 12 and I.Oasis p. 69 no. 13.
|Selection criteria||Subliterary genre (Liturgical), Biblical quote or paraphrase, Archaeological context associated with Christian markers|
Form, content and position make this dipinto likely to be part of the original chapel. Dated 5th c. by Cipriano 2003: 278 but the architectural type of the chapel might indicate an earlier date.
|Absolute/relative date||Relative date|
Chapel no. 53, one of the oldest square domed type (type 4), opening south (Fakhry 1951: 125).
Al-Baǧawāt, in situ (Chapel no. 53 / Roquet, Ghica no. 28.01)