Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Kleopatra from Jerusalem (JLM0061)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Kleopatra from Jerusalem (JLM0061)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes, a tree, and zigzag decorations and a one-line Greek inscription for Kleopatra, either the daughter or wife of Straton. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 558

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0061

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 34cm
W 55cm
D 29cm

Decoration

Facade decorated with two 6-petaled rosettes flanking a tree, all within a zigzag frame. Greek inscription incised above each rosette.

Language

Diplomatic

ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ

Edition

Κλεοπατρα Στρατωνος

Translation

Kleopatra (daughter or wife) of Straton

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Church of St. Anne, Jerusalem, inv. no. PB 3202.

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.569-570, no.558.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Kleopatra from Jerusalem (JLM0061),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/684.

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