Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Eros and Hermione from Jerusalem (JLM0178)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Eros and Hermione from Jerusalem (JLM0178)

Description

Limestone ossuary decorated with a wreath and flowers, and a two-line Greek inscription dedicated to Eros and Hermione, the children of Doras. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 294

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0178

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Short side decorated with a flower in the center of a wreath.

Language

Diplomatic

ΕΡΩΤΙΣΚΑΙΕΡΜΙΟΝΗΣ
ΔΩΡΑΤΟΣ

Edition

Ερωτος και Ερμιονης | Δωρατος

Translation

Of Eros and Hermione (children of) Doras

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Akeldama Caves, Kidron Valley (cave 2, chamber B, ossuary 19)

Current Location (if known)

in-situ

Name 1

Role 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.317-318, no.294.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Eros and Hermione from Jerusalem (JLM0178),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/411.

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