Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Yehonatan and Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0047)

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Title

Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Yehonatan and Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0047)

Description

Limestone ossuary with Greek and Hebrew/Aramaic incised inscriptions for Yehonatan/Ionathes and Shelamzin/Selasion Martha. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 500

Format

Limestone

Identifier

JLM0047

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 34cm
W 62cm
D 28cm

Decoration

Plain, with three inscriptions: (a) on right short side, (b) partially beneath (a), and (c) on lid.

Edition

(a) {Σ} Ιωναθης
(b) yhwntn šlmṣyn
(c) Σελασιων | Μαρθα{τ}

Translation

(a) Ionathes.
(b) Yehonatan and Shelamzin.
(c) Selasion Martha(?)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1969-156

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. 521-552, no.500.

Citation

“Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Yehonatan and Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0047),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/670.

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