Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Martha, Iose, and Mocheros from Jerusalem (JLM0068)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Martha, Iose, and Mocheros from Jerusalem (JLM0068)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and zigzag decoration, and a one-line Greek inscription for Martha, Iose, and Mocheros. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 573

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0068

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 30.5cm
W 64cm
D 24cm

Decoration

Three rosettes within a zigzag frame on facade, and a one-line Greek inscription incised across the top. Flat lid.

Language

Diplomatic

ΜΑΡΘΑΙΩΣΗΜΩΧΡΟΣ

Edition

Μαρθα Ιωση Μωχηρος

Translation

Martha, Iose, Mocheros.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

Museum Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem

Name 1

Name 2

Name 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.582-583, no.573.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Martha, Iose, and Mocheros from Jerusalem (JLM0068),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/691.

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