Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Martha daughter of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0067)

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Title

Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Martha daughter of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0067)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosettes and zigzag decoration, and two identical Hebrew inscriptions for Martha, identified as the daughter of Hananiya. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 572

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0067

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 21.5cm
W 39cm
D 21.5cm

Decoration

Two 6-petaled rosettes flanking an arch made of zigzag bands, within a zigzag frame. No lid. Inscriptions on facade and on right short side.

Language

Diplomatic

(a) מרתה בת חנניה
(b) מרתה בת חנניה

Edition

(a) mrth bt ḥnnyh
(b) mrth bt ḥnnyh

Translation

Martha daughter of Hananiya.
Martha daughter of Hananiya.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

SBF Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. SBF 00471 B35Z, SF 812-812a

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

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.580-581, no.572.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Hebrew inscription for Martha daughter of Hananiya from Jerusalem (JLM0067),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/690.

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