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Sale of Abandoned Property (3.72)
(1,734 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic


Twelve years after the redaction of his document of wifehood (COSB.3.71), Anani paid fourteen shekels for the run-down house of the Caspian ʾpwly which was held in adverse possession by the Caspian couple Bagazushta and Wbyl. It lay across from the Temple on one side and next to the house of Wbyl’s father, Shatibara, who may have facilitated the coup…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Sale of Abandoned Property (3.72)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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