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Mosaic Inscription, 6th-7th century CE

Mosaic_Inscription

Mosaic Inscription

Mosaic inscription in Greek from the Armenian monastery north of the Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, late 6th-early 7th century- “In the days of Silvanus, the god-beloved deacon and abbot, the present [mosaic inlay] was done and the apse and annex of the church, of…[cubits length] and of six cubits height. Remember me O Lord in Thy Kingdom.”

 

Israeli, Yael and David Mevorah, Cradle of Christianity. Jerusalem- The Israel Museum, 2000.

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