Kuntillet ʿAjrud: Plaster Wall Inscription (2.47D)
(582 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Votive Inscriptions; Hebrew Inscriptions

Commentary

This inscription fell from the doorjamb of the entryway to the western storage room in the main building at Kuntillet ʿAjrud. Preserved on the plaster are portions of five lines of a much longer text, which was poetic in character and similar in striking ways to certain theophanic passages found in archaic biblical poet…

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McCarter, P. Kyle, “Kuntillet ʿAjrud: Plaster Wall Inscription (2.47D)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_47D>



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