Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0045)

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Title

Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0045)

Description

Limestone ossuary for Martha with Aramaic/ Hebrew inscription from Jerusalem, dated 1. BCE- 1 c. CE. The facade and short sides are decorated in a checkerboard pattern and disks.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 52

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0045

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

The facade is decorated with a checkerboard pattern, each square containing disks. More disks decorate the short sides. The inscription is located on the back near the rim.

Language

Diplomatic

מרתא

Edition

mrt'

Translation

Martha

Translation Constituted From

CIJP no. 429

Findspot

Burial complex in Giv'at Ha-Mivtar

Name 1

Selected Bibliography

CIIP1=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume I: Jerusalem: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp. 95-96, no.52.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0045),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/133.

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