Ammonite (2.71)
(400 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Seal and Stamp Inscriptions; Seals and Seal Impressions

Commentary

Many seals inscribed with the first letters of the alphabet — from four to eight — are regarded as Ammonite; they are probably practice pieces; see Avigad and Sass 1997:366–371; Hestrin and Dayagi-Mendels 1979 ## 127, 129.

The seal impression of Milkom-or, minister of Baalyasha (Ammonite).1 This seal was discovered in excavations at Tell el-ʿUmeiri in Jordan.

(Belonging) to Milkom-or2

“servan-

t” (minister) of B…

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“Ammonite (2.71)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_71>



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