Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salome and Ioudeith from Jerusalem (JLM0072)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salome and Ioudeith from Jerusalem (JLM0072)

Description

Two-line Greek inscription on a limestone ossuary lid for two women, Salome and Ioudeith. The relationship is unclear; perhaps mother/daughter, or sisters. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 590

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0072

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 14cm
W 62cm
D 24cm

Decoration

Gabled ossuary lid with one Greek inscription incised on each long side.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) ΣΑΛΩΜΗ
(b) ΙΟΥΔΕΙΘ

Edition

(a) Σαλωμη
(b) Ιουδειθ

Translation

(a) Salome
(b) Ioudeith

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Museum Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem, inv. no. 41.1

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.593-594, no.590.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salome and Ioudeith from Jerusalem (JLM0072),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/695.

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