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An Aramaic Dream Report from Elephantine (3.88)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Miscellaneous Texts; Aramaic Ostraca


This Aramaic ostracon from Elephantine is registered as  CIS 2.137, and has been variously dated as early as the fifth century bce and as late as ca. 300 bce (Fitzmyer and Kaufman 1992:109–110). It was first published by Euting (1887), and has recently received two very different treatments by A. Dupont-Sommer (1948a) and B. A. Levine (1964). See also J. Teixidor (196…

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Levine, Baruch A. and Robertson, Anne, “An Aramaic Dream Report from Elephantine (3.88)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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