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Land Sale (3.115)
(496 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Contracts; Neo-assyrian Contracts


Dated by eponym to 698 bce, this recently published Neo-Assyrian land sale tablet was discovered in 1995 during rescue excavations at Tel Hadid (biblical Hadid), a located about 4.5 km northeast of Lod. The tablet was found in situ on a floor dated to the second half of the eighth century bce (Brand 1996:3, fig 4). The right side of both the obverse and reverse is damaged with the ends of many…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Land Sale (3.115)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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