Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0126)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0126)

Description

Limestone ossuary decorated with rosettes and zigzag lines with a Greek inscription for Mariam, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 141

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0126

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 30cm
W 61cm
D 25.5cm

Decoration

2 six-petaled rosettes divided by zigzag lines. Two lines of a Greek inscription, one on the facade (a) and the second (b) on the lid. Flat lid.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) ΜΑΙΡΑΜ
(b) ΜΑΡΙΑΜ

Edition

(a) Μαιραμ
(b) Μαριαμ

Translation

(a) Mairam
(b) Mariam

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 936-914

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. 184-185, no.141.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0126),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/292.

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