Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shoshana from Jerusalem (JLM0163)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shoshana from Jerusalem (JLM0163)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and a one-line Hebrew inscription for Shoshana, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 235

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0163

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 34cm
W 63cm
D 28.5cm

Decoration

Facade decorated with two 6-petaled rosettes within a zigzag frame with disks at the corners. One-line inscription is incised on left short side. No lid.

Language

Diplomatic

שושנה

Edition

šwšnh

Translation

Shoshana

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave above the "Tomb of the Prophets" on the Mount of Olives

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 2002-1237

Name 1

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. 263-264, no.235

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shoshana from Jerusalem (JLM0163),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/396.

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