Aramaic epitaph of Cyra daughter of Ḥalfon from Joppa (JOP0103)

Dublin Core

Title

Aramaic epitaph of Cyra daughter of Ḥalfon from Joppa (JOP0103)

Description

Aramaic epitaph of Cyra, daughter of Ḥalfon, from Joppa, dated 4th-5th c. CE (JOP0103)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2174

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0103

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 22.5cm
W 22.5cm
D 3cm

Diplomatic

קירא
ברתה
דחלפון

Edition

qyrʾ | brth | dḥlpwn

Translation

Cyra daughter of Halfon

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Edition Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Square white marble plaque with three lines of an Aramaic inscription and a lulav bordering on the left

Letters

3-5.5cm

Findspot

A burial cave near Herzl Street (with JOP0201)

Original Context (if known)

A burial cave near Herzl Street (with JOP0201)

Current Location (if known)

IAA Inv. no.1992-1510/1994-1015

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Notes

Found in a burial cave with JOP0201

Selected Bibliography

CIIP3=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume III: South Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of
the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp.39-40,
no.2174.

Citation

“Aramaic epitaph of Cyra daughter of Ḥalfon from Joppa (JOP0103)
,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed August 4, 2020, http://wireproject.org/items/show/104.

Output Formats

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