Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Demarchia from Jerusalem (JLM0152)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Demarchia from Jerusalem (JLM0152)

Description

Limestone ossuary with Greek inscription for Demarchia from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE. This is likely the Demarchia whose father, Chresimos, appears in JLM0150.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 202

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0152

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 42.5cm
W 70cm
D 34cm

Decoration

Two line inscription incised on one of the short sides, gabled lid.

Language

Diplomatic

ΔΗΜΑΡΧΙ
ΑΣ

Edition

Δημαρχι|ας

Translation

Of Demarchia

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial complexes at Dominus Flevit on the west slope of the Mount of Olives (loculus 459, oss. 64)

Current Location (if known)

SBF 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. 235, no.202.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Demarchia from Jerusalem (JLM0152),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 26, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/318.

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