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NABR0001

Nabratein, 564 CE. Limestone lintel. Building, calendar inscription.

Transcription

למספר ארבע מאות ותישעים וארבע שנה לחרבן הבית ניבנה בסרר חנינה בן ליזר ולוליאנא בר יודן

Translation

According to the counting of four hundred and ninety four years to the destruction of the Temple built during the public service of Ḥanina son of Lizar and Luliana son of Yudan.

Diplomatic

[no diplomatic]

Terminus post quem:
Terminus ante quem:
Notes
Four hundred and ninety four years after the destruction of the second temple equates to 564 CE.

Languages

Hebrew

Dimensions

H: —; W: 280 cm; D: —

Date

563 CE to 565 CE

Current location

Israel Museum, Jerusalem. IAA inv. no. 1966-700

Figures

  • A leaf strip above the inscription, towards the top of the lintel

  • Four carved square frames above the inscription, towards the top of the lintel

  • Menorah signet in the middle of the inscription

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Avigad, N. “A Dated Lintel Inscription from the Ancient Synagogue of Nabratein.” Bulletin of the Rabinowitz Fund 3 (1960): 49–56.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Avigad, N. “A Dated Lintel Inscription from the Ancient Synagogue of Nabratein.” Bulletin of the Rabinowitz Fund 3 (1960): 49–56.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Avigad, N. “A Dated Lintel Inscription from the Ancient Synagogue of Nabratein.” Bulletin of the Rabinowitz Fund 3 (1960): 49–56.
    Zotero
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