Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for the son of Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0056)

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Title

Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for the son of Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0056)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a one-line Aramaic inscription for 'Avir'a, the son of Mariam. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 519

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0056

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 33.5cm
W 58cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Plain with vaulted lid and a one-line inscription incised on one long side.

Language

Diplomatic

עוירא בר מרים

Edition

ʿwyrʾ br mrym

Translation

'Avir'a the son of Mariam

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. IM 74.36.41

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 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.537-538, no.519.

Citation

“Ossuary with an Aramaic inscription for the son of Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0056),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/679.

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