Ossuary with Greek inscriptions for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0053)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with Greek inscriptions for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0053)

Description

Limestone ossuary with two Greek inscriptions for Martha, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 511

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0053

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 37cm
W 55.5cm
D 26.5cm

Decoration

Facade decorated with two 6-petaled rosettes flanking a tree, within a zigzag frame. Flat lid. Two Greek inscriptions: (a) incised on back side, (b) written in black charcoal on lid.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) and (b) ΜΑΡΘΑ

Edition

(a) and (b) Μαρθα

Translation

Martha. Martha

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, inv. no. 68.287.

Name 1

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.530-531, no.511.

Citation

“Ossuary with Greek inscriptions for Martha from Jerusalem (JLM0053),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/676.

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