The Khirbet Beit Lei Cave Inscriptions (2.53)
(639 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Mortuary Inscriptions; Hebrew Inscriptions

Commentary

These two inscriptions, along with several shorter texts and a number of graffiti, were discovered during road construction in a burial cave at the site of Khirbet Beit Lei, about five miles east of Lachish in the Judaean Shephelah. Though found in a burial cave, the texts are not conventional tomb inscriptions, and n…

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McCarter, P. Kyle, “The Khirbet Beit Lei Cave Inscriptions (2.53)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 26 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_53>



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