Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0042)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0042)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and geometric decoration and an Aramaic inscription for Miriam, identified as the daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 482

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0042

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 38cm
W 61.5cm
D 30cm

Decoration

Two 12-petaled rosettes with a diamond between and above, and a line of triangles below, enclosed within a zigzag frame. Inscription on the back.

Language

Edition

{m} mrym brt sm 'wn

Translation

Miriam daughter of Shim'on

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave off Hebron Road, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology, Jerusalem, inv. no. 9792

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.504, no.482.

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for Miriam daughter of Shim'on from Jerusalem (JLM0042),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/665.

Output Formats

Geolocation