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JAFF0100

Jaffa, 350-400 CE. Bronze Amulet. Invocation.

Transcription

יהוהגיבורכיכוליהוהיהוהקומהיהוהכיכוליהוהיהוה

Translation

YHWH is a great warrior. He can do anything YHWH YHWH. Rise up YHWH. He can do anything. YHWH YHWH.

Diplomatic

[no diplomatic]

Terminus post quem:
Terminus ante quem:
Notes
The first five lines, in the translation up until the third YHWH, are incised on the front face of the amulet, and lines 6-10 are incised on the back face of the amulet.

Languages

Hebrew

Dimensions

H: 3.6 cm; W: 2.1 cm; D: —

Date

350 CE to 400 CE

Current location

Old Jaffa Museum of Antiquities

Figures

No figures described.

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Kaplan, J. “Two Samaritan Amulets.” Yediot Bahaqirat Eretz-Israel Weatiqoteha 30 (1966): 239–44. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23734060.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Kaplan, J. “Two Samaritan Amulets.” Yediot Bahaqirat Eretz-Israel Weatiqoteha 30 (1966): 239–44. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23734060.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Kaplan, J. “Two Samaritan Amulets.” Yediot Bahaqirat Eretz-Israel Weatiqoteha 30 (1966): 239–44. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23734060.
    Zotero

Other sources

  • Pummer, Reinhard. “SAMARITAN AMULETS FROM THE ROMAN-BYZANTINE PERIOD AND THEIR WEARERS.” Revue Biblique 94, no. 2 (1987): 251–63. https://www.jstor.org/stable/44088855?seq=2.
    Zotero
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