Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Tertia from Jerusalem (JLM0052)

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Title

Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Tertia from Jerusalem (JLM0052)

Description

Ossuary with Greek and Hebrew inscriptions for Tertia and a warning against removing her bones, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 507

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0052

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 33.5cm
W 57cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Limestone ossuary with a three-line Greek inscription incised (a) on one short side, and a one-line Hebrew inscription incised on one long side.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) ΟΡΚΙΖΩ
ΜΗΔΕΝΑΑ
ΡΑΙΤΕΡΤΙΑΝ

(b) [.]שִליהות

Edition

(a) ορκιζω | μηδενα α|ραι Τερτιαν

(b) šl yhw<n>t[n]

Translation

(a) I adjure that no one take away Tertia (from this ossuary).

(b) Of Yehonatan?

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1 + WIRE Project

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh IAA inv. no. 1969-123

Name 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.526-527, no.507.

Citation

“Ossuary with bilingual inscription for Tertia from Jerusalem (JLM0052),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/675.

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