Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, mother of Mattiya, from Jerusalem (JLM0012)

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Title

Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, mother of Mattiya, from Jerusalem (JLM0012)

Description

Limestone ossuary with Aramaic inscriptions for Shalom, whose son and husband were both named Mattiya. A Mattiya is also known from the same burial complex (CIIP1, 401, no.380) From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 381

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0012

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 37cm
W 73.5cm
D 34cm

Decoration

Plain, with two inscriptions on one long side (a) and on the lid (b).

Language

Edition

(a) slm | wmtyh brh
(b) 'tt mtyh wbrh

Translation

(a) Shalom and Mattiya her son
(b) The wife of Mattiya and her son.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave in the Greek colony/Talbiye neighborhood

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. 1936-1870

Name 1

Name 2

Role 2

Name 3

Role 3

Notes

The family burial complex in which this ossuary was found apparently belonged to Dositheos and his wife Shelamzion (JLM0013), their children (incl. El'azar and his wife, JLM0011), and grandchildren. See CIIP1, 396-404, nos.375-383.

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. "," no.

Citation

“Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Shalom, mother of Mattiya, from Jerusalem (JLM0012),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/445.

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