Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Amia from Jerusalem (JLM0008)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Amia from Jerusalem (JLM0008)

Description

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

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 361

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0008

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 33cm
W 59.5cm
D 25.5cm

Decoration

One-line inscription on lid.

Language

Diplomatic

ΑΜΙΑ

Edition

Αμια

Translation

Amia

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Cave in Abu Tor, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 1933-3115

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.381-382, no.361.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Amia from Jerusalem (JLM0008),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 26, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/441.

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