Ossuary with a Hebrew and Aramaic inscriptions for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0062)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew and Aramaic inscriptions for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0062)

Description

Limestone ossuary with two lines of Hebrew and Aramaic inscription for Mariam, wife of h'gl. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 563

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0062

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 32cm
W 52cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Plain, with two-line inscription on one long side. Flat lid.

Language

Diplomatic

מרים אתת
העגל

Edition

mrym ʾtt | hʿgl

Translation

Mariam, wife of h'gl

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. IM 74.36.39

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Notes

Mariam's name and role ("wife) are in Hebrew; her husband's name is in Aramaic.

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.575, no.565.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew and Aramaic inscriptions for Mariam from Jerusalem (JLM0062),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 8, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/685.

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