Dowry Addendum (3.79)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic


Less than a year and one-half after Anani had written for his daughter a bequest in contemplation of death, he upgraded it to one to take effect immediately. Assigning title to courtyard and stairway, Anani had no need to spell out specific rights, as earlier (COSB.3.78:13–15). Omission of the right of alienation to anyone other than her own c…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Dowry Addendum (3.79)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 March 2018 <>

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