Ossuary with Hebrew inscriptions for Hananiya and Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0057)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with Hebrew inscriptions for Hananiya and Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0057)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes, a branch, circles, and zigzag decoration, and four inscriptions in Hebrew for Hananiya and Shalom and a warning against the addition of new bones. Perhaps from Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 528

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0057

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 36cm
W 74cm
D 31.5cm

Decoration

Ossuary with two 21-petaled rosettes flanking a leafy branch, enclosed within a zigzag frame with circles in the corners. The Hebrew inscriptions are incised on the facade (a), on the right short side (b), on the left short side (c), and on the lid (d).

Language

Diplomatic

(a) [..]חנניה ושל
(b) חנןיה
(c) כלאד ִם ִנ ִהןקרבן
(d) חנןיה
ושלומ

Edition

(a) ḥnnyh wšl[wm]
(b) ḥnnyh
(c) kl ʾdm <š>nhn<h> qrbn
(d) ḥnnyh wšlwm

Translation

(a) Hananiya and Shalom.
(b) Hananiya.
(c) Any man (who) benefits (from this ossuary)-- Qorban.
(d) Hananiya and Shalom.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 2007-286, 287.

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.544-545, no.528.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew inscriptions for Hananiya and Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0057),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/680.

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