Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salon and Saphira from Jerusalem (JLM0073)

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Title

Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salon and Saphira from Jerusalem (JLM0073)

Description

Limestone ossuary with rosette decoration and a two-line Greek inscription for Salon (a modification of the usual Shalom) and Saphira. Now in Jerusalem. Dated to the 1st c. BCE/CE.

Source

Publisher

CIIP1: 591

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

JLM0073

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

H 37cm
W 64cm
D 29cm

Decoration

Two 6-petaled rosettes with zigzag bands between. Greek inscription incised on back of ossuary, within an inscribed rectangle.

Language

Diplomatic

ΣΑΛΩΝ
ΣΑΦΙΡΑ

Edition

Σαλων | Σαφιρα

Translation

Salon, Saphira

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP1

Edition Constituted From

CIIP1

Translation Constituted From

CIIP1

Current Location (if known)

SBF Museum, Jerusalem, inv. no. SF 2625

Name 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.594-595, no.591.

Citation

“Ossuary with a Greek inscription for Salon and Saphira from Jerusalem (JLM0073),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed February 27, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/696.

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