Tag: hebrew script

The King of Judah, Jars of Wine, and the City of Jerusalem

10/25 | The so-called Jerusalem Papyrus is purported to be an ancient papyrus from the seventh century B.C.E. that mentions “Jerusalem,” “the king,” and “jars of wine.” Epigraphist Christopher Rollston thinks it’s   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

The Phoenician Alphabet in Archaeology

09/12 | The Phoenician script was borrowed by the Israelites, Greeks and Romans. Learn what sorts of texts the Phoenicians wrote as revealed by a recent archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Reign and Religion in Palestine

08/16 | Oliver D. Hoover reviews “Reign and Religion in Palestine: The Use of Sacred Iconography in Jewish Coinage” by Anne Lykke.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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