Aramaic funerary inscription mentioning a daughter (JOP0115)

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Title

Aramaic funerary inscription mentioning a daughter (JOP0115)

Description

Fragmentary marble plaque with Aramaic funerary inscription including a reference to a daughter of the house of [unknown], from Joppa/Jaffa, dated to 5th-6th c. CE (JOP0115)

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2247

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0115

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H 12cm
W 17cm
D 1.5cm

Translation

...rian? Cyra daughter of the house of...

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Squared marble plaque broken on the right and at the bottom, with three lines of an Aramaic inscription, and some remains of red paint within the inscribed letters

Letters

1.5-2.5cm

Findspot

Jaffa necropolis

Current Location (if known)

Old Jaffa Museum of Antiquities, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, IAA inv. no. 1979-505

Name 1

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.127-128, no.2247.

Citation

“Aramaic funerary inscription mentioning a daughter (JOP0115),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed November 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/182.

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