Canaanite dialect very similar to Phoenician and used by the Ammonites in the region around Rabbath Ammon. There is very little written evidence c. 9th-7th cents. BC): citadel inscriptions from Amman, writing on a receptacle (Tell Siran bottle) and approximately 150 stamping seals.
W. R. Garr, Dialect Geography of Syria-Palestina, 1000-586 B.C.E., 1985
L. Herr, The Scripts of Ancient Northwest Semitic Seals, 1978
K. P. Jackson, The Ammonite Language of the Iron Age, 1983.
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Müller-Kessler, Christa (Emskirchen),
Brill’s New Pauly
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