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The Tel Dan Bowl (2.87)
(174 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Miscellaneous Inscriptions


This short Aramaic inscription is incised on the base of bowl found among a collection of ninth- and eighth-century pottery from Tel Dan. It consists of six Aramaic letters, five of which are fully or partly extant, written alongside a five-pointed star.

The Tel Dan Bowl (2.87)

Subject: 1 Sam 8:13; 9:23, 24; Gen 37:36; 2 Kgs 25:8; Dan 2:14

(Belonging) to the butchers.1  a 

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McCarter, P. Kyle, “The Tel Dan Bowl (2.87)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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