Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0044)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0044)

Description

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for "Mother Mariam" from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 488

Date

Language

Identifier

JLM0044

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28.5cm
W 57cm
D 25cm

Decoration

One-line inscription on one long side

Summary of contents

Skeletal remains of a c.65 year old woman

Language

Edition

'mh mrym

Translation

Mother Mariam

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Mekor Hayim

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1969-690

Name 1

Role 1

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.509, no.488.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0044),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/667.

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