Ossuary with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0038)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0038)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette decorations and an inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 464

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0038

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28cm
W 57cm
D 24cm

Decoration

Two 6-petaled rosettes with a one-line inscription on the back side.

Summary of contents

6 individuals, ranging in age from infants to adults.

Language

Edition

slwm

Translation

Shalom

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave near Haas Promenade, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1991-466

Name 1

Notes

JLM0037 and JLM00238 were found in the same burial cave.

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.487, no.464.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0038),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/661.

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