Re: [ANE-2] "Egyptian Hieoglyphs in IIIrd Century Spain" ?
- goranson@... wrote:
> >From ane-2 list archives:Apparently, there's to be an international conference on the dig:
> Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 17:49:46 +0200...
> In last week's Explorator, D. Meadows tells about an important
> epigraphical discovery in Spain.
> What he doesn't tell is that one of the most curious things there are a
> few ostraca with egyptian hieroglyphs ... in a IIIrd Century AD settings.
> The site also has some paleochristian remains (the most notable a
> drawing of a Calvary).
> you'll find very nice photos of the ostraca.
> For those not aquainted. Iru�ea Veleia is located in current Alava
> province. This area has been traditionaly held as a rather backwood
> location regarding romanization.
Can anyone tell me what the titulus on the cross in the Calvary scene
reads. It looks like RIP, but the intimal letter is odd.
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon)
1500 W. Pratt Blvd.