Letter Regarding Gift, Handmaiden, Allotment, and Pots (TAD D7.9) (3.87I)
(1,060 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Miscellaneous Texts; Aramaic Ostraca

Commentary

Discovered by Sayce in 1901 and published by Sayce and Cowley in 1906 (Bodleian Aramaic Inscription 1), this palimpsest, dubbed the Uriah Ostracon (Fitzmyer and Kaufman 1992 B.3.C.36), has since disappeared. Though two or three commands are in the plural (wblwh, yktbwh, hwšrwhy), the letter is essentially addressed to a female (hbyh…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Letter Regarding Gift, Handmaiden, Allotment, and Pots (TAD D7.9) (3.87I)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_87I>



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