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Ostracon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ostracon Bible History Online - Lachish Letters (Biblical Archaeology) Ancient Texts Relating to the Bible: Heshbon Ostraca

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History of the Egyptian Religion, part III: The Wisdom Literature
It may seem that religion in ancient Egypt was mainly concerned with preserving the status of kingship and of a powerful priesthood. However, at all levels of society relationship with a deity through prayers and offerings on a daily basis was of great...
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Notes on Qumran Ostraca KhQ1 and KhQ2 from the cemetery of
Lachish Ostraca. The Lachish Letters Translation – (Transcription)
The Lachish Letters Translation – (Transcription).
Ostraca Upsaliensia (Part I)
Ostraca Upsaliensia (Part I)*. Plates VIII–XVI. Todd Hickey (Berkeley/Washington, D.

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Second-most important city in Kingom of Judah
In 1935, archeologists digging in the guardhouse near the gate discovered eighteen ostraca (inscribed pottery shards) with ancient Hebrew inscriptions.
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Ostracon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An ostracon (Greek: ὄστρακον ostrakon, plural ὄστρακα ostraka) is a piece of pottery (or stone), usually broken off from a vase or other earthenware vessel.
Ostraca House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ostraca - Inscribed Shell or Potsherd called Ostraca
The term ostraca (singular ostracon) is from a Greek word 'ostrakon' meaning ' shell.
Ostraca. Potsherds and stone flakes bearing writing and/or depictions.
Ancient Texts Relating to the Bible: Heshbon Ostraca
Jan 8, 1999 Today we call those pieces of clay with writing on them ostraca, singular ostracon .

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