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Bequest of House to Daughter (3.61)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic


On the occasion of Mibtahiah’s marriage in 459 bce to Jezaniah, one of Mahseiah’s neighbors, her father gave her the plot which in 464 had been disputed by another neighbor Dargamana (COSB.3.60). In 471 he had allowed a third neighbor, Konaiah, to build a wall along the property (COSB.3.59). The fourth neighbor was an Egyptian boatman Pefṭtuauneit who lived…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Bequest of House to Daughter (3.61)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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