Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mara Storge and Chresimos from Jerusalem (JLM0150)

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Title

Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mara Storge and Chresimos from Jerusalem (JLM0150)

Description

Ossuary with a five-line Greek inscription for Mara Storge and Chresimos, father of Demarchia, whose ossuary was also found in the burial complex (JLM0152). It is not clear if Mara Storge refers to one or two people. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 200

Language

Identifier

JLM0150

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 40cm
W 93cm
D 33cm

Decoration

Plain, with five-line inscription on one short side

Language

Diplomatic

ΜΑΡΑ
ΣΤΟΡΓΗ
ΧΡΗΣΙΜΟΣ
ΠΑΤΗΡ
ΔΗΜΑΡΧΣ

Edition

Μαρα | Στοργη | Χρησιμος | πατηρ | Δημαρχ<ια>ς

Translation

Mara Storge, Chresimos father of Demarchia

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 452, oss. 61)

Current Location (if known)

SBF Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. SBF 00432, coll. B35AF

Name 1

Name 2

Role 2

Name 3

Role 3

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. 233-234, no.200.

Citation

“Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mara Storge and Chresimos from Jerusalem (JLM0150),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/316.

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