274, 81*, no. 1, fig. 4 (dr.) (ed. pr.) (in Hebrew)
SEG 37 (1987): 1502
CIIP IV.1 (2018): 3172 (dr.)
Engraved on a natural rock wall at the eastern end of the mosaic pavement of the cistern near the monastery.
The inscription is engraved below and above the arms of a cross (100 cm high, 70 cm wide), raised ca. 2.5 m above the mosaic pavement. Letters are 7 cm high in the upper line, and 5 cm high in the bottom line. Both inscription and cross were very carefully made with a sharp chisel. Below the inscription, three more unrelated crosses are engraved.
Jesus Christ. Alpha (and) Omega.
The inscription consists of a common motto taken from Apoc. 22:13.
Christian acclamation within a cross – grafitto on a rock wall in the cistern near the monastery.