Material: Local stone
Object type: Altar stele
Dimensions: w 40 x h 115 x d 50 cm
Text: Six line inscription. All of the four sides of the upper part of the altar-steel is embossed and the first line of the inscription is there. The height of the embossed part is 12 cm, the area of the inscription 55×40. w 40 x h 115 cm
Letters: Engraved Asomtavruli inscription. 4-5
Date: 995 AD
Findspot: Phia church of St. Theodor The deserted village Phia (Aspindza Municipality) is located near Vardzia, 5 km from Khertvisi Castle, 20-22 km from Aspindza to the south, on the right side of the River Mtkvari. The small church of St Theodore is located on the north-west side of the deserted village, on a mountainside. Two inscriptions of the X century were found there in 1949 by G. Gaprindashvili. Altar-stele was embedded in the floor of the altar area, but G Gaprindashvili took it out in the yard of the church to take a photographe.
Original location: Phia church of St. Theodor
Current repository: Unknown
Last recorded location(s): Phia church of St. Theodor
Editor(s): Nodar Shoshiashvili, Valeri Silogava
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.
I, Chqari and my brothers placed this church, it was 215 according to Choronikon.
ნოდარ შოშიაშვილი, ქართული წარწერების კორპუსიbibliography.xmlb101, 269-270
ვალერი სილოგავა, სამცხის ლაპიდარული ეპიგრაფიკაbibliography.xmlb149, 118-169