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Location

JERU0638

Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, 30-70 CE. Burial Chamber Wall. Funerary, Graffito.

Transcription

ב ל ק לתמוז שנתתשעין ותשע להורקנוסהתשצא ככאלשמעון

Translation

On the tenth of Tammuz, ninety nine of Hyrcanus this loculus was completed for Simon

Diplomatic

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Notes
The uncertainty of Garfinkel's earlier interpretation is mostly resolved by context provided by Morgenstern and Ariel in 2023.

Languages

Hebrew

Dimensions

H: —; W: —; D: —

Date

30 CE to 75 CE

Current location

No provenance provided.

Figures

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Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Garfinkel, Ido, Ronald Matsen, Robert Cornuke, and Haggai Misgav. “A Late Second Temple Inscription From A Cave Complex At ‘Abraham’s House,’ Mount of Olives in Jerusalem: Preliminary Publication.” Maarav 26 (2022): 133–43.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Garfinkel, Ido, Ronald Matsen, Robert Cornuke, and Haggai Misgav. “A Late Second Temple Inscription From A Cave Complex At ‘Abraham’s House,’ Mount of Olives in Jerusalem: Preliminary Publication.” Maarav 26 (2022): 133–43.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Garfinkel, Ido, Ronald Matsen, Robert Cornuke, and Haggai Misgav. “A Late Second Temple Inscription From A Cave Complex At ‘Abraham’s House,’ Mount of Olives in Jerusalem: Preliminary Publication.” Maarav 26 (2022): 133–43.
    Zotero

Other sources

  • Morgenstern, Matthew, and Chanan Ariel. “The Aramaic Inscription from a Cave Complex at Abraham’s House, Mount of Olives and the Hasmonean Calendar: A New Reading and Interpretation.” Journal for the Study of Judaism 54 (2023): 1–11.
    Zotero
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