The El-Kerak/Kemoshyat Inscription (4.19)
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Commentary

Acquired for the Jordan Archaeological Museum in 1958 and published in 1963 (Reed and Winnett; palaeographic table and discussion in van der Kooij 1987:117, 120; new copy and photograph in Rollston 2008:81, 112), this Moabite inscription is reported to have been discovered in the course of trenching for the foundations of a new construction in the town of el-Kerak. It is a small fragment (height 14 cm, width 12.5 cm) of a basalt block that bears the central part only of three lines of …

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Pardee, Dennis, “The El-Kerak/Kemoshyat Inscription (4.19)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 14 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_19>
First published online: 2017



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