Bilingual Aramaic and Greek ossuary for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0117)

Dublin Core

Title

Bilingual Aramaic and Greek ossuary for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0117)

Description

Limestone ossruary decorated with rosettes and zigzag frames, with Aramaic and Greek inscription for Shalom the wife of Kunoros from Jerusalem dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 84

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0117

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 36cm
W 62cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Two 12-petaled rosettes flanking a palm tree within a zigzag frame on façade. Aramaic inscription on back (a), and Greek inscription on short left side (b). Vaulted lid.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) שלוםאתקנ/פרס
שלוםאנתתקנ/פרס

(b) [--]
ΚΝΙΦ

Edition

(a) šlwm ʾ(nt)t qn/prs | šlwm ʾntt qn/prs

Translation

(a) Shalom the wife of Kuronos (?)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave on the western slope of Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh IAA inv. No. 1975-681

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Notes

Found in the same area as AEL0115-AEL0116

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.126-127, no.84

Citation

“Bilingual Aramaic and Greek ossuary for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0117),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 12, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/210.

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