Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0111)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0111)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette decoration and a Greek inscription for Shalom, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 66

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0111

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

16-petaled rosettes inside a scalloped frame and divided by a tree on facade, with inscription on one of the short sides.

Language

Diplomatic

שלום

Edition

šlwm

Translation

Shalom

Findspot

Burial cave on the west side of Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1992-1307

Name 1

Notes

The introduction to the entry in CIIP1 references a Greek inscription in error.

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. 110-111, no.66

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0111),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/204.

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