Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Erotarein from Jerusalem (JLM0193)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Erotarein from Jerusalem (JLM0193)

Description

Limestone ossuary with geometric decoration and a Greek inscription for Erotarein from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 322

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0193

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 28.5cm
W 56cm
D 26cm

Decoration

Zigzag bands and lines along facade. Two one-word Greek inscriptions incised on the back side (a) and left short side (b).

Language

Diplomatic

(a) ΕΡΩΤΑΡΕΙΝ
(b) ΕΡΩΤΑΡΕΙΝ

Edition

(a) Ερωταρειν
(b) Ερωταρειν

Translation

(a) Erotarein
(b) Erotarein

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave in the Kidron Valley, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 1934-3119

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.342, no.322.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Erotarein from Jerusalem (JLM0193),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 26, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/426.

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