Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0127)

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Title

Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0127)

Description

Plain ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Maria, likely the daughter of Yose, from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 116

Language

Identifier

JLM0127

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 36.5cm
W 49cm
D 28cm

Decoration

Plain ossuary with a single line of inscription incised on one long side

Language

Diplomatic

מריה יסה

Edition

mryh ysh

Translation

Maria (the daughter of?) Yose

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. S-765

Name 1

Name 2

Notes

CIIP1 (159-160, no.116) notes that Maria and Yose might be the names of two individuals interred in the ossuary, but concludes this unlikely due to the small size of the ossuary.

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. "," no.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Maria from Jerusalem (JLM0127),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/293.

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