Recommendation for Reconstruction of Temple (3.52)
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Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Aramaic Letters; The Jedaniah Archive From Elephantine


If a written reply to the petition was sent, as requested, it has not been found. Preserved herein (P. Berlin 13497 [TAD A4.9]) is a concise and precise verbal message dictated jointly by the authorities in Jerusalem and Samaria. Written on a torn piece of papyrus by the same scribe as the second draft of the petition (TAD A4.8), it was much amended. Its close adhe…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Recommendation for Reconstruction of Temple (3.52)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 March 2017

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