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Tell el-Maskhuṭa Libation Bowls (2.51)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Votive Inscriptions; Aramaic Inscriptions


In 1954 the Brooklyn Museum acquired three inscribed libation bowls, and then a fourth in 1957. They were said to have been found at Tel el-Maskhuṭa, ca. 12 miles west of Ismailia, and were published by Isaac Rabinowitz in 1956 and 1959 ( TAD D15.1–4). Three are to be dated to the first half of the fifth century ( TAD D15.1–3 =  COS COSB.2.51A-C) and the fourth to the second half ( TAD D15.4 =  COS COSB.2.51D). They were all dedicated…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Tell el-Maskhuṭa Libation Bowls (2.51)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 January 2020 <>

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