Ossuary with a Latin inscription for Marion from Jerusalem (JLM0066)

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Title

Ossuary with a Latin inscription for Marion from Jerusalem (JLM0066)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and a palm tree, and a one-line Latin inscription for Marion. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 570

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0066

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 31.5cm
W 68cm
D 27cm

Decoration

Facade decorated with two 6-petaled rosettes flanking a palm tree, and another rosette and zigzag frame to the right. Flat lid. Inscription incised on facade over decoration.

Language

Diplomatic

MARION

Edition

Marion

Translation

Marion

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1974-1523

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.579, no.570.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Latin inscription for Marion from Jerusalem (JLM0066),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 8, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/689.

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