Tell el-Maskhuṭa Libation Bowls (2.51)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Votive Inscriptions; Aramaic Inscriptions


In 1954 the Brooklyn Museum acquired three inscribed libation bowls, and then a fourth in 1957. They were said to have been found at Tel el-Maskhuṭa, ca. 12 miles west of Ismailia, and were published by Isaac Rabinowitz in 1956 and 1959 (TAD D15.1–4). Three are to be dated to the first half of the fifth century (TAD D15.1–3 = COS COSB.2.51A-C) and the fourth to the second half (TAD D15.4 = COS COSB.2.51D). They were all dedicated…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Tell el-Maskhuṭa Libation Bowls (2.51)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 March 2017

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