CIIP IV.1 (2018): 3120 (ph.)
At the eastern end of the mosaic pavement of Room 4.
The inscription is set in the narrow strip of white tesserae separating the ornamented mosaic carpet from the walls, at the eastern side of the room; the text is to be read “en passant du locus 4 dans le locus 2” (Prignaud). Black tesserae were used for the letters.
Meas.: band of writing: h 12 cm, w 2.65 m; letters 7-9 cm.
(palm branch) Ἐπὶ τοῦ θεοφ(ιλεστάτου) πρεσβ(υτέρου) κ(αὶ) ἡγουμ(ένου) Παύλου ἐγένετο τὸ ἔργον.
The work was executed under the most God-loving priest and Abbot Paulus. (CIIP)
One-line building inscription of Paulus the priest, in the mosaic pavement of Room 4.