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Instructions Regarding Legumes and Barley, Etc. (3.87G)
(1,112 words)

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


Discovered by Charles Clermont-Ganneau in 1908, published in 1949 by Dupont-Sommer (Clermont-Ganneau 152), and correctly interpreted by Franz Rosenthal in 1966 (letter of April 24; Rosenthal 1967:12–13), the end of the concave and the first half of the convex still remain obscure. The anonymous writer is sending some legumes by boat on the …

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Porten, Bezalel, “Instructions Regarding Legumes and Barley, Etc. (3.87G)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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