Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Antigona from Jerusalem (JLM0039)

Dublin Core

Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Antigona from Jerusalem (JLM0039)

Description

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

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 469

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0039

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 33cm
W 64.5cm
D 26.5cm

Decoration

Two 6-petaled rosettes flanking a branch within a zigzag frame. Three-line Greek inscription on left short side.

Language

Diplomatic

ΑΝ
ΤΙΓΟ
ΝΑ

Edition

Αν|τιγο|να

Translation

Antigona

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Rock-cut burial complex in East Talpiyot, Jerusalem

Current Location (if known)

Beth Shemesh, IAA inv. no. 1980-517

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.491-492, no.469.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Antigona from Jerusalem (JLM0039),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 26, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/662.

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