The Inscriptions of Bar-gaʾyah and Matiʿel From Sefire (2.82)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; “Functional” Inscriptions; Treaties

Commentary

These inscriptions of Sefire (once called Sujin) were discovered by S. Ronzevalle in 1930 in a village southeast of Aleppo. Two of them became the property of the Damascus Museum in 1948. The third stele was acquired by the Beirut Museum in 1956. The three steles are related not only by their provenience, but also by their …

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Fitzmyer, S.J., Joseph A., “The Inscriptions of Bar-gaʾyah and Matiʿel From Sefire (2.82)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_82>



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