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tomb / block

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    125207

  • Description

    Limestone funerary inscription removed from rock-cut tomb with deeply incised and white infilled inscription in recess in centre.

  • Date

    • 7thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Hebrew
      • Inscription Translation

        .
  • Curator's comments

    On 11 October 1884 the Trustees authorised the presentation of a cast of this inscription to the Palestine Exploration Fund [PEF]. The cast was listed as still available in the British Museum Facsimile Service 'Catalogue of Replicas from British Museum collections' (n.d.), in the series "West Semitic Inscriptions: Hebrew".

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Good / fair.

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    125207

  • Registration number

    1871,1107.2

Limestone funerary inscription removed from rock-cut tomb with deeply incised and white infilled inscription in recess in centre.

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