Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscriptions for 'Azariya and Miriam from Jerusalem (JLM0019)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscriptions for 'Azariya and Miriam from Jerusalem (JLM0019)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and geometric decorations and Hebrew/Aramaic inscriptions for 'Azariya and Miriam (husband and wife?) from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Publisher

CIIP1: 403

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0019

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 34cm
W 63cm
D 29cm

Decoration

Limestone ossuary with two 6-petaled rosettes flanking a zigzag band and petals on facade. Inscription (a) above rosette on facade, and (b) in a different hand, across the lid.

Language

Edition

(a) 'zryh
(b) mrym

Translation

(a) 'Azariya
(b) Miriam

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Rock-cut burial cave in the Zikhron Moshe neighborhood, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, inv. no. IAA 1936-2177

Name 1

Name 2

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. 426, no.403.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscriptions for 'Azariya and Miriam from Jerusalem (JLM0019),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/452.

Output Formats

Geolocation