Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0135)

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Title

Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0135)

Description

Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem. Due to the fragmentary nature of the inscription it is not clear if shalom is a name or a greeting. The letters are reversed.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 159

Language

Identifier

JLM0135

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Inscribed incised on fragment of ossuary

Language

Diplomatic

מולש

Edition

mwls

Translation

Shalom

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Three-chamber rock-hewn tomb on the Mount of Olives

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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. 197, no.159.

Citation

“Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew inscription for Shalom from Jerusalem (JLM0135),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/301.

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