ECG064. Bolnisi municipality VII c. Memorial fragment

Material: Local stone

Object type: Stele

Dimensions: cm

Text: Three line inscription. On one of the sides of the stele there is the embossed figure of a nobleman with his hand raised up holding a flower. Three graphemes in two lines are present between the figures of the flower and the head. The third line is fully damaged. cm

Letters: Embossed Asomtavruli inscription

Date: V-VI AD

Findspot: Bolnisi Sioni

Original location: Bolnisi Sioni

Current repository: Unknown

Last recorded location(s): National Museum of Georgia 401 (არმაზისხევის საცავი)

Summary: Memorial

Editor(s): Nodar Shoshiashvili

Changes history: 2019-10-29 Eka Kvirkvelia ტექსტის სრული კოდირება, მეტამონაცემების სრული კოდირება, ბმულებით დაკავშირება ავტორიტეტულ წყაროსთან

Publication details: Ilia State University, Institute of Linguistic Studies; დოკუმენტი ვრცელდება Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 ლიცენზიით.






Christe, glorify Athanase


According to the Corpus of Georgian Inscriptions by Nodar Shoshiashvili the inscription #45. Abbreviation mark: long horizontal straight line. The inscription is dated according to the paleographic data: Ⴃ has no neck, the arch of Ⴀ is widely open. It is possible that the inscription on the stela was engraved later (its style does not perfectly coincide with the style of the figurative relief).


ნოდარ შოშიაშვილი, ქართული წარწერების კორპუსი, ლაპიდარული წარწერებიbibliography.xmlb101, 116-117

Н. Г. Чубинашвили, Болнисский сионbibliography.xmlb45, 94


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