Kuntillet ʿAjrud: Inscribed Pithos 2 (2.47B)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Votive Inscriptions; Hebrew Inscriptions


The second pithos from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud, like the first, is decorated with a number of drawings, including a cow, an archer with his bow drawn, and a group of five human figures, standing with their hands extended as if in worship or supplication. The pithos also bears four separate inscriptions. First is a complete Heb…

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McCarter, P. Kyle, “Kuntillet ʿAjrud: Inscribed Pithos 2 (2.47B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_47B>

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