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ASHD0005

Ashdod, Nebi Yunis, 3rd century BCE. Limestone offering table. Dedicatory.

Transcription

נצב מלךאש נדר ויתן הערכת אש עבדא בן עבדאס לאדננם לאשמן שמאדני בן עבדאס ושמע בן שמעושלם בן בדא ועבדמלך בן עבדאשמןתטא ובעליתן בן יסף ועבדתוין בן בעליתן ובעלצלח בן עבדאשמן עבדאמן בן עבדאבסת ומריחי ויתנבעל בן עבדא ושלם בן עבדאשמן גראמן בן במא עבדצפןעבדיצן ואסיתן בן בן עבדאשמן ועבדא בןאשמן וע בדי בןעבדי בן הגר ועבדאס בן הגרשלמי בן מריחי ועבדאסר

Translation

Stele “Mlk”. (This is) which (he?/they?) vowed and donated – this – (namely,) ʿbdʾ son of ʿbdʾs, to their master, to ʾshmn. Shmʾdny son of ʿbdʾs, and Shmʿ son of Shmʿ, and Shlm son of Bdʾ, and ʿbdmlk son of ʿbdʾshmn, ʿbdyṣn and ʾsytn son of ʿbdʾshmn, and ʿbdʾ son of ʾshmn ... and ʿbdy son of Hgr, and ʿbdʾs son of Hgr, Shlmy son of Mryḥy, and ʿbdʾsr.

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[no diplomatic]

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Notes
This inscription is Phoenician and includes many theophoric and hypocoristic Phoenician names.

Languages

Hebrew

Dimensions

H: 7 cm; W: 116 cm; D: 98 cm

Date

299 BCE to 200 BCE

Current location

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Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Lagrange, M.J. “UNE INSCRIPTION PHÉNICIENNE.” Revue Biblique 1, no. 2 (1892): 275–79.
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Source of transcription

  • Lagrange, M.J. “UNE INSCRIPTION PHÉNICIENNE.” Revue Biblique 1, no. 2 (1892): 275–79.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Lagrange, M.J. “UNE INSCRIPTION PHÉNICIENNE.” Revue Biblique 1, no. 2 (1892): 275–79.
    Zotero
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