Hebrew inscription on ossuary for Shelamsi from Jerusalem (JLM0118)

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Title

Hebrew inscription on ossuary for Shelamsi from Jerusalem (JLM0118)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Shelamsi daughter of Shammai from Jerusalem, dated 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 87

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0118

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 15.5cm
W 47cm
D 25cm

Decoration

A tree on one side. A two line Hebrew inscription on the other long side. Gabled lid.

Language

Edition

šlmšy | bt š[my]

Translation

Shelamsi daughter of Shammai

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Mount Scopus

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum Jerusalem inv. No. 77.6.938

Name 1

Name 2

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.129-130 no.87

Citation

“Hebrew inscription on ossuary for Shelamsi from Jerusalem (JLM0118),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/211.

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