Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Ima from Jerusalem (JLM0048)

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Title

Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Ima from Jerusalem (JLM0048)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a two line incised inscription in Aramaic for Ima, identified as the daughter of Hananiya and mother of "the Sokhoite," a reference to the town of Sokho. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 501

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0048

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28cm
W 53cm
D 23cm

Decoration

Plain, with a two-line incised inscription on one long side

Language

Edition

ʾmh brt ḥnnyʾ ʾmh zy | swkyʾ

Translation

Ima daughter of Hananiya, mother of the Sokhoite.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1969-121.

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.522-523, no.501.

Citation

“Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Ima from Jerusalem (JLM0048),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/671.

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