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Offer to Sew a Garment (3.87C)
(914 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Miscellaneous Texts; Aramaic Ostraca


Discovered by Jean Clédat on March 20, 1907 and published by Dupont-Sommer in 1945 (Clermont-Ganneau 70), this is the only ostracon letter addressed “to my lord” by “your servant.” For this reason it contains not only one but two opening blessings and a concluding wish for well-being. All three formulae are closely paralleled in the nearly…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Offer to Sew a Garment (3.87C)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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