Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0051)

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Title

Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0051)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a two-line Aramaic inscription for Martha, daughter of Papos and wife of Yehosef, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 505

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0051

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28cm
W 52cm
D 26cm

Decoration

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

Language

Diplomatic

מרתא ברפפוס
אתת יהוסף

Edition

mrtʾ br<t> ppws | ʾtt yhwsp

Translation

Martha daughter of Papos wife of Yehosef.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1969-120

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Name 3

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.525-526, no.505.

Citation

“Ossuary with Aramaic inscription for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0051),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 8, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/674.

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