Limestone ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0125)

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Title

Limestone ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0125)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette and column decoration, with an Aramaic inscription for Martha, identified as the daughter of Hananiya, from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 142

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0125

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 23cm
W 58cm
D 23cm

Decoration

2 six-petaled rosettes flanking two columns defining a porch. Inscription over three lines, located between the columns. Flat lid.

Language

Diplomatic

מרתא
ברת
חנניה

Edition

mrtʾ | brt | ḥnnyh

Translation

Martha daughter of Hananiya

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 1936-917

Name 1

Role 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. 185-186, no.142

Citation

“Limestone ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0125),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed January 23, 2020, http://wireproject.org/items/show/291.

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