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Phoenician (2.74)
(113 words)

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


The seal of Yahzibaal (probably Phoenician; provenience unknown).1 The script fits the ninth-eighth century.

(Belonging to) Yahzibaal2

Phoenician (2.74)


^ back to text1. Avigad and Sass 1997 #1143; Hestrin and Dayagi-Mendels 1979 #118; Avigad 1968:49.

^ back to text2. The name Yahzibaal, “May Baal see,” meaning “May Baal look favorably upon” the bearer of the name, is similar to the Bi…

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“Phoenician (2.74)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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