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Petition for Reconstruction of Temple (?) (draft) (3.50)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Aramaic Letters; The Jedaniah Archive From Elephantine


This letter (Strasbourg Aram. 2 [ TAD A4.5]) was written not in a single vertical column, like the other letters, but in two parallel horizontal columns on the recto and a single vertical column on the verso. An estimated three lines are missing at the top and bottom of each column. Writing to an unknown official, …

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Porten, Bezalel, “Petition for Reconstruction of Temple (?) (draft) (3.50)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2020 <>

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