Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0029)

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Title

Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0029)

Description

Ossuary fragment with geometric decorations and a one-line Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shelamzion from Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 437

Language

Identifier

JLM0029

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 11cm
W 13cm

Decoration

A row of half-circles within zigzag lines, and a one-line inscription incised in the middle of one of the half-circles.

Language

Edition

slmsywn

Translation

Shelamzion

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Burial cave near Nahal Atarot

Current Location (if known)

Ecole BIblique, Jerusalem, inv. no. 13.6

Name 1

Notes

JLM0024-JLM0030 were found in the same burial cave.

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. 457, no.437.

Citation

“Ossuary fragment with a Hebrew/Aramaic inscription for Shelamzion from Jerusalem (JLM0029),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/652.

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