A Jewish Epitaph from the Fayum
inscriptions; epitaphs; Egypt; Ptolemaic period
This paper presents an edition of a previously unpublished Ptolemaic Jewish epitaph from the Fayum (Egypt).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.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Blumell, Lincoln H., "A Jewish Epitaph from the Fayum" (2014). Faculty Publications. 3451.
© koninklijke brill nv, leiden, 2014