The Bukān Inscription (3.89)
(751 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Miscellaneous Texts; Aramaic Stela Fragment

Commentary

This inscription was discovered in two fragments: the major piece was found in archaeological excavations in 1985 at Tapeh Qalâychi near Bukān, southeast of Lake Urmia in Azerbaijan, Iran; the other, smaller piece, was recovered on the antiquities market in 1990.1 Together the fragments (.×.5 m) preserve only the last thirteen lines of an Old Aramaic inscription. …

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Bukān Inscription (3.89)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_89>



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