Ossuary with an Aramaic and Hebrew inscription for Shalom, wife of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0113)

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Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic and Hebrew inscription for Shalom, wife of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0113)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette decoration and an Aramaic and Hebrew inscription for Shalom, identified as the wife of Hananiya, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE. Hananiya's ossuary was discovered in the same cave (CIIP1, 114-115, no.70).

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 72

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0113

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 34.5cm
W 62.5cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Two six-petaled rosettes on facade, with inscription on right side

Language

Diplomatic

שלום אנתת חנניה בר הנזיר

Edition

šlwm ʾntt ḥnnyh br hnzyr

Translation

Shalom wife of Hananiya son of the Nazirite

Findspot

Burial cave on the grounds of Hebrew University

Current Location (if known)

Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology, Jerusalem, inv. no. 8167

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. 115-116, no.72

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic and Hebrew inscription for Shalom, wife of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0113),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/206.

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