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A Scribe Shows Off (RS 16.265) (3.45OO)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Ugaritic Letters; Scribal Exercises

(41) A Scribe Shows Off (RS 16.265) (3.45OO) 1

Subject: 111:8; 148:6

Address and Greetings (lines 1–6)

[Me]ssage of ʾIṯtēlu to MNN: May the gods guard you, may they keep you well, may they strengthen you, for a thousand days and ten thousand years, through the endless reaches of time.2  kkk 

The Request (lines 7–16)

A request I would make of my brother, my friend, and may he grant it to his brother, his friend, (his) friend forever…

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“A Scribe Shows Off (RS 16.265) (3.45OO)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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