Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0049)

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Title

Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0049)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes, circles, and zigzag decoration, and a one-line Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Mariam, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 503

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0049

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 35cm
W 62.5cm
D 27.5cm

Decoration

Two 6-petaled rosettes on facade, flanking a row of concentric circles and contained within a zigzag frame. Inscription is incised on left short side.

Language

Diplomatic

מרים

Edition

mrym

Translation

Mariam

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1969-107

Name 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.524, no.503.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0049),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/672.

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