Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, who died in childbirth, from Jerusalem (JLM0103)

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Title

Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, who died in childbirth, from Jerusalem (JLM0103)

Description

Decorated ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Shalom, who died in childbirth, from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. BCE/1st c. CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 25

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0103

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Two six-petaled rosettes framed by palm leaves and zig-zag frames on the facade. Inscription on the short right side.

Language

Translation

Ossuary of Shalom, daughter of Sha'ul, who died while giving birth to (her) daughter Shalom.

Findspot

Burial cave on Ramat Ha-Golan street

Current Location (if known)

Hecht Museum, Haifa, IAA inv. no. 1968-687

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Name 2

Name 3

Notes

The ossuary of Sha'ul was also preserved in the same cave (CIIP1, 73-74, no.27).

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. 71-72, no.25

Citation

“Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, who died in childbirth, from Jerusalem (JLM0103),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/197.

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