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Edomite (2.73)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Seal and Stamp Inscriptions; Seals and Seal Impressions


The bulla of Qawsgabar, king of Edom (Edomite).1 This is one of the few known Edomite seal inscriptions (see Herr 1978:161–169). It was found at Umm el-Biyara in Jordan, near Petra.

(Belonging) to Qawsg[abar]2

King of E[dom]

Edomite (2.73)


^ back to text1. Avigad and Sass 1997 #1048; Bennett 1966:399–401.

^ back to text2. The name is restored on the basis of inscriptions of the Assyrian kings Esarhaddon (680…

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