Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for a woman and her son from Jerusalem (JLM0143)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for a woman and her son from Jerusalem (JLM0143)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for a woman (name not preserved) and her son, perhaps died in childbirth or afterwards. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 177

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0143

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 24cm
W 43cm
D 17cm

Decoration

A line across the facade. Inscription is written in black charcoal on the back side.

Language

Diplomatic

[--]ה בנה

Edition

[--]h bnh

Translation

...and... ah her son

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial complexes at Dominus Flevit on the west slope of the Mount of Olives (chamber 79, oss. 23)

Current Location (if known)

SBF Museum, Jersualem, inv. no. SF 1107, SBF 004429, coll. B35AF

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 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.212-213, no.177.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for a woman and her son from Jerusalem (JLM0143),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/309.

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