Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Shalom, daughter of Yehohanan from Jerusalem (JLM0108)

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Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Shalom, daughter of Yehohanan from Jerusalem (JLM0108)

Description

Plain limestone ossuary for Shalom, identified as the daughter of Yehonahan, from Jerusalem, dated to 1st c. BCE/CE. Yehonahan's ossuary was found in the same burial cave (see CIIP1, 102, no.57).

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 58

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0108

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 30cm
W 51cm
D 24cm

Decoration

Plain; inscription (a) on the short side and (b) on the lid.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) ז/וי לה שלומ ברת יהוחנן
(b) שלומ

Edition

(a) z\wy lh šlwm brt yhwḥnn
(b) šlwm

Translation

(a) This belongs to (or: woe to) Shalom, the daughter of Yehohanan.

(b) Shalom.

Findspot

Burial cave on eastern slope of Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology, Jerusalem. inv. no. 1483

Name 1

Name 2

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. 103, no.58

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Shalom, daughter of Yehohanan from Jerusalem (JLM0108),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/201.

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