Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mariame and her daughters from Jerusalem (JLM0063)

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Title

Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mariame and her daughters from Jerusalem (JLM0063)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and a two-line Greek inscription for Mariam, either the daughter or wife of Eleazaros, and her daughters. Reportedly from Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 566

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0063

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 38cm
W 71cm
D 29cm

Decoration

Two rosettes within a zigzag frame on facade and a two-line Greek inscription incised on the back side.

Language

Diplomatic

ΜΑΡΙΑΜΗΕΛΕΑΖΑΡ
ΟΥΚΑΙΘΥΓΑΤΕΡΕΣΑΥΤΗ

Edition

Μαριαμη Ελεαζαρ|ου και Θυγατερες αυτη<ς>

Translation

Mariame (wife or daughter) of Eleazaros and her daughters.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Reportedly from southeastern Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology, inv. no. 1517

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Name 3

Role 3

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.576-577, no.566.

Citation

“Ossuary with Greek inscription for Mariame and her daughters from Jerusalem (JLM0063),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/686.

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