The Tell Sīrān Inscription (2.25)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Dedicatory Inscriptions; Ammonite Inscriptions

Commentary

The inscription is found on a 10 cm. long bronze-colored metal bottle made of copper, lead and tin. The bottle was found at Tel Sīrān, Jordan, in 1972. The end of the bottle was sealed by a pin through the neck. It contained dried barley, wheat, a few weeds and chunks of lead and copper. There are nin…

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Aufrecht, Walter E., “The Tell Sīrān Inscription (2.25)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_25>



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