Funerary inscription in Greek mentioning Eugenia and Eutochnia from Jerusalem (JLM0109)

Dublin Core

Title

Funerary inscription in Greek mentioning Eugenia and Eutochnia from Jerusalem (JLM0109)

Description

Four-line Greek inscription from the wall of a burial cave mentioning Eugenia and Eutochnia, identified as daughters of Kyros. The inscriptions were likely for burials located in the loculi nearby. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 59

Language

Identifier

JLM0109

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Diplomatic

ΕΥΓΗΝΙΑΚΑΙ
ΕΥΤΟΧΝΙΑ
ΚΥΡΟΥ
ΚΥΡΟΥ

Edition

Ευγηνια και | Ευτοχνια | Κυρου | Κυρου

Translation

Eugenia and Eutochnia, (daughters) of Kyros. (Tomb?) of Kyros.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Description

Four-line Greek inscription

Findspot

Burial cave on the eastern side of Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Burial cave on the eastern side of Mount Scopus

Name 1

Name 2

Name 3

Notes

This entry may rather be classified as graffiti, since the inscription was put into the plaster of the burial cave.

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. 103-104, no.59

Citation

“Funerary inscription in Greek mentioning Eugenia and Eutochnia from Jerusalem (JLM0109),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/202.

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