Title

A Jewish Epitaph from the Fayum

Keywords

inscriptions; epitaphs; Egypt; Ptolemaic period

Abstract

This paper presents an edition of a previously unpublished Ptolemaic Jewish epitaph from the Fayum (Egypt). The epitaph is stored in the Kom Aushim (Karanis) magazine and was discovered by the author in the spring of 2014 while working in the magazine. This is the first known Jewish epitaph from the Fayum region.

Original Publication Citation

“A Jewish Epitaph from the Fayum.” Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman Periods 46 (2014): 182–197.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2014-05-25

Publisher

BRILL

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Ancient Scripture

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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