Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shimon and his unnamed wife, from Jerusalem (JLM0104)

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Title

Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shimon and his unnamed wife, from Jerusalem (JLM0104)

Description

Plain limestone ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Shimon and his unnamed wife, from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 20

Date

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0104

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Plain ossuary, with two lines of Aramaic on one of the shorter sides

Language

Translation

Shimon and (his) wife

Findspot

Rock-cut tomb in Sanhedriya--Mahanayim, Cave 23

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1957-755

Name 1

Name 2

Role 2

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. 76, no.30

Citation

“Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shimon and his unnamed wife, from Jerusalem (JLM0104),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/198.

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