Ossuary with Greek inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0102)

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Title

Ossuary with Greek inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0102)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shelamzion, identified as the daughter or wife of Thenas, from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. BCE/1st c. CE. Decorated with rosettes.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 21

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0102

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Twelve-petaled rosettes and zigzag frames on facade

Language

Translation

Maria, (daughter/wife) of Thenas

Findspot

Tomb in Ramat Eshkol

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1970-191

Name 1

Name 2

Notes

The ossuary of Thenas was found in the same tomb (CIIP1, 68-69, no.22)

Selected Bibliography

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. 68, no.21

Citation

“Ossuary with Greek inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/195.

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