Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for El'azar, mentioning Leah, from Jerusalem (JLM0165)

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Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for El'azar, mentioning Leah, from Jerusalem (JLM0165)

Description

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for El'azar son of Nittai, and possibly Leah, whose name appears to be written twice. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 242

Language

Identifier

JLM0165

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Two lines of Aramaic inscription incised on the back side of the ossuary.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) לאה [.?] אלעזר בר נתי
(b) לאהִ

Edition

(a) l'h. 'l`zr br nty
(b) l'h

Translation

(a) Leah(?). El'azar son of Nittai
(b) Leah (?)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave in Jebel Batn el-Hawa, the Mount of Olives

Name 1

Name 2

Role 2

Name 3

Role 3

Notes

Found in the same burial cave as JLM0166-JLM0172.

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.271-272, no.242

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for El'azar, mentioning Leah, from Jerusalem (JLM0165),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/398.

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