Ã¢â‚¬Å“The two-foot by three-foot slab, now known as the Pilate Inscription,was . . . apparently written to commemorate PilateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s erection and dedication of a Tiberium, a temple for the worship of Tiberias Caesar, the Roman emperor during PilateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s term over Judea.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Latin inscription of four lines gives his title as Ã¢â‚¬ËœPontius Pilate, Prefect of Judea,Ã¢â‚¬â„¢a title very similar to that used of him in the Gospels (see Luke 3:1)