Ossuary bearing an architectural decoration

UnknownHerodian period, 1st century BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

The sides of this ossuary depict elegant building facades decorated with stylized floral motifs.


  • Title: Ossuary bearing an architectural decoration
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Herodian period, 1st century BCE
  • Location: Jerusalem
  • Type: Ossuary
  • Rights: Israel Antiquities Authority, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Hard limestone
  • Dimensions: H: 46.5, W: 43, L: 83 cm
  • Curator: Mevorah, David

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