Ossuary with Hebrew inscription for Marin (Mariam) from Jerusalem (JLM0065)

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Title

Ossuary with Hebrew inscription for Marin (Mariam) from Jerusalem (JLM0065)

Description

Limestone ossuary with a two-line fragmentary Hebrew inscription for Marin (Mariam), identified as a daughter. From Jerusalem, dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 569

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0065

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 30cm
W 59cm
D 25.5cm

Decoration

Plain, with two lines of Hebrew added in charcoal along one long side. No lid.

Language

Diplomatic

[--] ִס/ ִם[--]
[--]מרין בתא

Edition

[--]s/m[--] | mryn bt
'[--]

Translation

...Marin daughter of...

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Findspot

Unknown

Current Location (if known)

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. IM 77.6.895

Name 1

Role 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.578, no.569.

Citation

“Ossuary with Hebrew inscription for Marin (Mariam) from Jerusalem (JLM0065),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed February 27, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/688.

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