Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Psyche from Jerusalem (JLM0070)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Psyche from Jerusalem (JLM0070)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette decorations and a one-line Greek inscription for Psyche. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 584

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0070

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28cm
W 59cm
D 26cm

Decoration

Three 6-petaled rosettes with two half-rosettes above, and two below, with a zigzag frame. Inscription incised on short right side.

Language

Diplomatic

ΨΥΧΗΣ

Edition

Ψυχης

Translation

Of Psyche

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

SBF Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. SF 7603.

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.589, no.584.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Psyche from Jerusalem (JLM0070),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/693.

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