Ossuary with a bilingual inscription for Joseph and Salome from Jerusalem (JLM0192)

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Title

Ossuary with a bilingual inscription for Joseph and Salome from Jerusalem (JLM0192)

Description

Ossuary decorated with rosettes and inscriptions in Greek and Hebrew/Aramaic for Joseph and Salome, from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE. Yosef's name is in Hebrew/Aramaic, and Salome's name appears twice in Greek.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 319

Format

Limestone

Identifier

JLM0192

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Rosettes on the facade and two inscriptions incised on each end.

Diplomatic

(a) יהוסף
(b)ΣΑΛΩΜΗ
ΣΑΛΩΜΗ

Edition

(a) yhwsp
(b) Σαλωμη | Σαλωμη

Translation

(a) Yosef
(b) Salome. Salome.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Wadi Beth Sahur in the Kidron Valley, Jerusalem

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.339-340, no.319.

Citation

“Ossuary with a bilingual inscription for Joseph and Salome from Jerusalem (JLM0192),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/425.

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