Ossuary with Greek inscription for Verutarion the younger from Jerusalem (JLM0157)

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Title

Ossuary with Greek inscription for Verutarion the younger from Jerusalem (JLM0157)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a Greek inscription for Verutarion the younger from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE. The ossuary of a second Verutarion (and a man named Nikandros; JML0158) was found in the same burial cave, and likely belongs to Verutarion the younger's parents.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 221

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0157

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Three line Greek inscription incised on one of the short sides

Language

Diplomatic

ΒΕΡΟΥΤΑ
ΡΙΟΥΝΕΩ
ΤΕΡΑΣ

Edition

Βερουτα|ριου Νεω|τερας

Translation

Of Verutarion the younger

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave on the Mount of Olives

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.252, no.221.

Citation

“Ossuary with Greek inscription for Verutarion the younger from Jerusalem (JLM0157),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/390.

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